Cannot format hard drive

  Craig22 21:39 09 Mar 04

I am trying to format my hard drive from the DOS prompt, but it keeps saying "Drive C is in use by another process - aborting format". All my other programs appear to be closed down.

  VoG II 21:43 09 Mar 04

You cannot format while Windows is running, you need a boot disk click here

click here

  woodchip 21:44 09 Mar 04

There should not be any programs running in DOS, have you tried with a boot floppy. you can create one from the Add Remove in Control Panel start with floppy disc the BIOS needs to have been set to start with Floppy as first boot device at a:\>type FORMAT C: like this


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