It > > says> > cannot lock the drive. Now my OS is window xp pro. Report praveen- Oct 8, 2012 at 09:01 AM thank u soooooo much its working for me tooo..lots and lots of thanks Report Arsi- Oct 8, 2012 at 01:54 PM it is well here is the problemi have placed the windows xp files onto the usb using wintoflash . http://somitek.com/format-c/unable-to-format-c-drive-in-windows-xp.html
Avenue Georges Pompidou, P.O Box 2387 Dk Senegal. Verifying 946M Cannot open volume for direct access. Click on the USB drive, 8. I am having trouble > > formating.> > I go to MSDOS and type in Format C: then it says Warning etc. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/cannot-format-drive-c
What should I do? Computer Management, 5. I say yes. Get the answer AnonymousApr 27, 2005, 12:22 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)Thanks that answers that!
Yes Mike. Even I checked with the new connection port.I'm using AMD Sempron Processor. My laptop is ASUS A6F series (age: around 4 years and 6 months) CPU Duo T2050 1.5 GHz Hard disc drive 60GB RAM 512MB Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Format C Drive Windows 7 Report itsmeberlaii- Oct 29, 2012 at 09:37 AM i tried but its not working Helpful +69 Report vishu Aug 10, 2009 at 06:16 PM if any one can't get that then
Then boot with the CD. Format C Windows 7 follow carefully! I may even run a hard disk test (from it's maker.)Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/80174-45-trying-format-drive It says format cannot run because the volume is in use by > another> process.
One more question. How To Format C Drive Windows 8 Report vishu- Aug 10, 2009 at 06:07 PM thanks bro u r superb, only u tell me real thing, all are bakbas that u say solve the problem, if any one The only requirement is that the setup media needs to be from a newer version of Windows.How To Format C Using a Windows Setup DVD or Flash DriveFeel free to borrow then check name of the drive if it is G: then type C:\ > g: g:\> format g then press enter then it asks to compulsory format or not then press
If the OS is installed in the C drive and you are trying to format it after booting to the user account then it will not format. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/help-cant-format-disk-windows-xp-home.61759/ Its also got utilities to check that your hardwares working for example memory tests etc. Format C Drive Command Prompt i have been researching all day on ways to solve this problem but to no success. How To Format C Drive Without Cd Format may run if this volume is dismounted.
What happens to C? http://somitek.com/format-c/unable-to-format-hard-drive-in-windows-xp.html CPU usage is 30-50%, total processes are 35, PF usage is 200-300MB. i am installing windows xp from a 8gb usb flash drive. Report Bhavnish- Oct 16, 2012 at 06:54 AM nt wrkin Report andy- Oct 16, 2012 at 07:06 AM you are a mirical!!! Format C Drive Windows 10
go to desktop and right button the my computer and slect the Manage then goto disk management from the options then select the flash drive from the clicked windows..i think its Report srinivas- Oct 15, 2012 at 10:01 AM i am indian....thx its working...m,y prob saloved sir..very...very........thx.... It takes minutes instead of > hours.> "Troubled User"
What happens to my drive C and my hard disc? Format C Drive Windows Xp I am trying reinstall xp. Ideally repartition the whole drive first.
MSI K9MM-V Motherboard. If you have a Windows XP Setup CD, you can format C from the Recovery Console.The biggest caveat here is that you must also have Windows XP installed on your C drive. Then I successfully format drive E and install windows in drive E. Format C Drive From Dos THERE U WILL FIND UR PASSWORD !!!!!!!
You're great. On the first few days my laptop can run smoothly. For me I know never to assume the BIOS is still the same. this contact form I want my comp back to the way it was when i got it.
Please try again now or at a later time. It > says> cannot lock the drive. Thanks. Best would be to recreate one of about 40 gig then leave the rest for a 2nd extended partition. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites wimb
My USB can't format. Report kanna- Jul 15, 2008 at 12:40 PM plz tell me what to do Report eve- Oct 11, 2008 at 01:11 PM windows was unable to complete the format of removable Mozilla | Firefox web browser & Thunderbird email client. Also the exact version of your XP source (SP level). 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites ryan842 0 0 2 posts September 30, 2012 OS:
also, did you check the bios to see how sata is configured? Another Warning > comes> up. solved I'm wanting to format my hard drive is there a way or program that I can transfer my current files without using a thousand c Tom's Hardware Around the World Then boot with the CD.
If you > have a WinXP CD, go into the Bios and select cdrom> drive as first boot device. i then boot the usb from the laptop and choose to install windows xp, i have to choose which drive i want to install windows to and i choose my c In which case the format would not work. Register a new account Sign in Already have an account?
Another Warning > > comes> > up. So, all your programs will have to be reinstalled as well as all the XP Updates.