Again I'm facing the same problem. Thanks! If you are using Windows, in which drive your Windows is installed? Then select your disk . weblink
chuck Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Formatting the HD by rub / August 15, 2005 2:31 AM PDT In reply to: Setup was unable to format the partition. After re-installing the drive in the new system, XP setup said it could not identify the partition the othe system had created. Get the ultimate boot cd. Eg select partition 3.
Please remember to be considerate of other members. Unfortunately though the same problem occurs "Setup was unable to format the partition. As our English friends say: It works a treat.Thanks again. Reply ↓ zia March 3, 2015 Thx a lot druss ,its working !!!!!!!!
Format (Quick) means -and this is VERY basic, so don't sue me-, means that all the files on your hard disk will be renamed to _in.exe_utoexec.bat_ys.com_ord.exe etcetcetcthat way, a new install you saved my day (and night) Reply ↓ Bruce February 9, 2015 Thanks so much for this guide. to install windows,> restart the installation.after the >where do you want to install windows?>disk 0 partition 1screeni have 3 sata drive and 1 ide drive. Setup Cannot Format The Partition Your Computer May Not Have Enough Memory Select this unallocated space for installation. 6.
Boot from the disk and allow Windows to do all the disk preparation by itself. Use the search line ''XP SP2 and USB 2.0 problems'' on Google and you'll find plenty of people having the same problem.''Anyone have any ideas as to why this is happening? Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-setup-was-unable-to-format-the-partition-573355.html The laptop said my C may be damaged or cannot be formatted.
Use diskpart and clean all hard drive. 3. Windows Was Unable To Complete The Format Cost me 5.99 but the hours saved were worth a lot more than that. If it is installed in the "C" drive, you can't format the "C" drive while your Windows is running. I suspect there's a lot of wasted space from these items, but some things look like necessary Windows components (like C:\boot or C:\System Volume Information, etc.).
Reply ↓ dokimeister November 15, 2014 Hi! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/setup-was-unable-to-format-the-partition-119678/ Thanks to fairjoeblue and hamluis for your input! Setup Was Unable To Format The Partition Or Locate An Existing System Partition When making a new installation, one has to download many drivers from HP.com. Make Sure The Drive Is Switched On And Properly Connected To Your Computer I have a few spare HDs around, mostly Maxtor tho I'm switching to Seagate now, and I always used the Maxtor diagnostics to test and format the HD.
Windows might have changed something and not fully installed it on the disk and when I lost power it left it in limbo? http://fhsla.net/unable-to/unable-to-uninstall-sc-bw.html If you face the same problem, first examine if your installation CD is damaged or in need of cleaning, especially if it was in your cupboard for a long time. Don't fomat. 4. This help me a lot when I'm stuck and didn't know what to do, lol. Setup Was Unable To Create The Partition
Where are they? Im start with x:sources>diskpart. Reply ↓ akhilesh January 10, 2016 Great ………..and what I can say is thank you thank you and thank you . check over here Reply ↓ abdirazak October 8, 2016 Thanks a billion.
http://www.usbman.comSadly I was off track about your issue since your first post and such didn't have enough detail. go to partition page 3. Reply ↓ daniel December 25, 2014 Dude!!!
Since you said "Swapping hard drive with a known working one. (Same problems.)" at the start, I would suggest that the psu be checked to verify it is supplying adequate power. Cant type anything from this point. If you dont mind i would like to post the same post in my blog and give you an backlink 🙂 Reply ↓ druss Post authorOctober 12, 2014 You are welcome! The drive is connected to the end connector and I also tried connecting it to the middle one with the same result. 05-15-2011, 12:21 PM #12 Rich-M Team Manager
still I'm facing this problem " Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition” Reply ↓ Silicon Doge July 18, 2015 Simple fix. i try to install it with a 2nd set of xp/vista disk. I think that me not being able to format this way may be affecting my USB capabilities (I transferred data files to my mp3 player to save to my freshly formatted this content Go through Install Wizard 2.
verify the integrity of the media and controller as part of the erasure process. I have been tortured for one whole day until read your this solution!!!!It works really great!!! Reply ↓ wokkyy April 2, 2015 Tnx man, worked for me great!! It would be a good idea to install it.
Solution #1 is to install from a different brand USB drive, or solution #2 is to get to the window that lists drives you can install to. Reply ↓ Max December 31, 2014 druss, man, you're a genius, I have no word to describe how thankful I am for your instructions. Back to top #12 bluefire bluefire Topic Starter Members 10 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:15 AM Posted 13 May 2009 - 06:01 PM ok, sorry for the delay! :s I'll try Tarzo, Dec 30, 2008 #8 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 Download that zip file again.
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