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Disk is not formatted

The disk in drive A cannot be formatted.

 
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The diskette may be damaged and is not usable, or less likely, the drive is defective.

 
 
   
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  Disk is not formatted 

 
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  The disk in drive A cannot be formatted. 

 
Typical location
  C:\WINDOWS\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows XP

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Replace Problem Media
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The diskette media may be defective or the wrong type. Replace the media if possible.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 27-Jun-2011
 
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Fix Defective Drive or Controller
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The diskette drive and/or controller may be defective. Run a diagnostic to validate both the drive and the controller are functioning correctly.

Several software products that offer an extensive range of hardware diagnostics includes Fix-It Utilities Professional and SystemSuite Professional. Other diagnostic products include Eurosoft's PC Check and Iolo's System Mechanic.

 
   
 
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Last update: 27-Jun-2011 8:54 am