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Does it completely get rid of them? Advertisements Latest Threads ASRock X99 Taichi (with... From all the mixed messages I seem to be getting he thinks that my computer has lost it's brain... Generally, if a computer hangs during the recognition process either before or after setting the system BIOS:a. his comment is here

Usually, if a hard drive can format, it should be ok. I tried re-installing windows 98 se.What is the problem and can I solve it without purchasing a new harddrive? Sign up now! Could you tell me how to do a "zero fill low level format"?

Good luck, Budfred Reply With Quote 08-12-2002,04:23 PM #3 Fra View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Geek Adept Join Date Oct 2000 Location Ireland Posts 112 Thanks Their disk utilities include a low level format option. #13 johnjkr1, Feb 25, 2004 LiLithTecH Diamond Member Joined: Jul 28, 2002 Messages: 3,105 Likes Received: 0 Maxtor, Seagate, Hitachi, etc. chains?" and I chose the option to save to files because it suggested there may be retreiveable info on them.

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The very first (I think) message was "wsj contains illegal entries on drive c. All rights reserved. Copyright 1997-2013 Charles M. Can anyone help me with this problem? http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?16006-Disk-write-error-on-new-install I tried fdisk, after i hear a few whirrs of the HD an error pops up " disk write error: unable to write to disk" or a few other variations of

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Darlene Fall, May 10, 2003 #3 dai Joined: Mar 6, 2003 Messages: 11,198 start button/programs/accessories/systemtools/restore dai, May 11, 2003 #4 Rache Banned Joined: Sep 30, 2002 Messages: 1,398 I had https://forums.techguy.org/threads/disk-write-error-unable-to-write-to-disk-in-drive-c.133005/ then, if need be, create a new primary hard drive and make it active... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - RE: by Cursorcowboy / February 28, 2005 9:57 PM PST In reply to: problem with message Can't write to Disk in Drive C I installled Norton System works 2003 on Saturday after uninstalling the Norton that came installed in the computer when I first got it in 1999.

Check your computer for low memory or low disk space and try again." And another "Scandisk detected an invalid long filename entry on this drive but was unable to fis it. this content Press any key to continue. > > The hard drive is not the problem. Thanks. -----Original Message----- Clicking noises usually indicate a hard drive that is dying. Darlene Fall, May 12, 2003 #9 Darlene Fall Thread Starter Joined: Sep 9, 2002 Messages: 20 I am using Windows 98.

Only thing else I can think of off the top of my head with an old setup is possibly an improper bios setting for LBA. (other than defective hardware like cables, when i got it the hard drive was reformatted, and i have booted it with the win98 boot disk. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? weblink Another message while in outlook while trying to open mail..happened only while outlook was open that time and not since "outlook express encountered and unexpected problem while dispaying this message.

A computer store owner told me that a FAT 32 kernel and the Active X features created a lot of problems. Already a member? I won't have time to start this till tomorrow evening so I will be waiting till then and checking to see if anyone comes up with any easier solutions.

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There's a few pointers there. is there anyway of of reinstalling or getting a new bios short of hardware changes that I can do? Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Then it's the makers problem, not yours.Good luck,Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Unable to write to drive C: by Nighthawk911 / February 27, 2005 9:39 PM PST

I tried running scandisk, but didn't feel like waiting for the 5 hrs to do the surface scan - neither could my daughter (she's a normally impatient 8-yr old). #6 Have you tried another cd or cdrom?Click to expand... Budfred Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Windows Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Forum Information and General Discussion Forum Announcements and Feedback The check over here Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

It may not be as bad for you but I had to format the 'c' drive. before I do a restore I thought I should send these..just in case there is something less drastic that can be done. http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=192844 I have been using Earthlink DSL for about 2 weeks now, but this problem did not occur until only a few days ago.