- New HD Install
- OS: XP
- Booting from Home Edition CD
- HD: WD5001AAS
- Removed & Replaced: Seagate SATA Baracuda 250GB
- Computer is simple student desktop
When I attempt to format the HD sometimesit freezes/stops at a percentage of the format or, I get the windows error : “setup was unable to format the partition. the disk may be damaged…”. All the obvious things have been done.