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Old 02-08-2006, 03:16 AM   #1
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low level format


when I boot my machine I get this error:

Loading boot/vmlinuz...isolinux: Disk error 80 ,AX=4280,drive 9F

Boot failed: press a key to retry

I think I need to do a low level format, how I do this?


Old 02-08-2006, 04:16 AM   #2
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You need to get the drive diagnostic tools from the manufacturer website. This will run some basic tests on the integrity of the drive and usually contains a low level format utility. They normally supply an image for a boot floppy.


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