Cant format pc

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  1. Ditbardh

    Ditbardh MDL Novice

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  2. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    HDD isn't detected; most probably power related issue.
     
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  3. Ditbardh

    Ditbardh MDL Novice

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    and the solution is ?
     
  4. Tito

    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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    Check the power & data connectors of the HDD.

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  5. solarstone2149

    solarstone2149 MDL Member

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    check in BIOS if it even sees your drives
     
  6. jayblok

    jayblok MDL Guru

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    this happened to me twice,it turned out there was a smudge on the dvd installation disc :D did i say dvd and disc?
     
  7. EFA11

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    maybe remove the HDD completely and put it back in. Check if there is a "master / slave" jumper or auto that might be off the drive. Kick your brother in the :eek: (UNPLUG FIRST! the pc not your brother! lol)
     
  8. Ditbardh

    Ditbardh MDL Novice

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    thanks all for answers, the cables are ok, when the pc turns on and the cd starts to work for format the hdd makes some noise every second like trrak trrak .. trrak trrak .. trrak trrak ect. i think the hdd is down..