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#1 GeoNOregon

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 10:45 PM

I'm running Xp SP3.  I got a 2TB SATA to add as a data drive.

 

I went to Disk Management to partiton and format the drive. The initialization and convert wizard boots after DMgt opens, (so the HD is recognized). I choose to init the drive and click OK.

 

I get the following message:

 

Logical Disk Manager

"An unexpected error has occured. Check the System Event Log for more information on the error. Close the Disk Management console, then restart Disk Management or restart the computer."

 

-- There is no message or event in the System Event log.

 

-- Restarting DMgt &/or the bleeping computer makes no difference.

 

I have also tried initializing AND converting the disk to a dynamic drive to see if that would work, but got the same result(s).

 

Thanks,

 

GeoD


Edited by hamluis, 19 December 2013 - 02:40 PM.
Moved from XP to Internal Hardware - Hamluis.


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#2 goldfist

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 12:03 AM

Please share more info on hardware:

 

Motherboard you are using make/model and BIOS Flash Version?

Also make/model of the 2TB HDD?


Edited by goldfist, 20 December 2013 - 12:07 AM.





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