Hard drive formatting

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Old Salopian, Nov 28, 2004.

  1. Old Salopian

    Old Salopian Guest

    I'm running XP Home and have 3 hard drives. I want to format one of them,
    (let's call it G)
    but get a message saying drive is in use by a program or utility. I've
    closed
    everything I can think of, but without success. A friend formatted another
    drive for me, and I think he used Nero InCD, but having had a look at it it
    only seems to format CDRW, not hard drives.

    Any ideas?
    Old Salopian, Nov 28, 2004
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  2. Old Salopian

    Ingeborg Guest

    "Old Salopian" <> wrote in
    news:C0pqd.38151$:

    > I'm running XP Home and have 3 hard drives. I want to format one of
    > them, (let's call it G)
    > but get a message saying drive is in use by a program or utility. I've
    > closed
    > everything I can think of, but without success. A friend formatted
    > another drive for me, and I think he used Nero InCD, but having had a
    > look at it it only seems to format CDRW, not hard drives.
    >
    > Any ideas?
    >
    >
    >


    Try starting in safe mode. (F8 at boot)
    Ingeborg, Nov 28, 2004
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