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Formatting Drive C:

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In trying to format the hard drive on my computer, I got the following message “Format not supported on drive C: Format terminated”. I have a P3 machine running at 1GHz with 250MB RAM and 40GB H.D. The operating system is Windows 2000 professional.
I will truly appreciate any ideas that would help in resolving this problem as it has frustrated all my attempts.
Thanks in advance.

PS. I am sorry. I should have mentioned that the computer was booted using Win98 bootable floppy and the attempt to format the hard drive in fact was initiated from drive A:

Edited by jason2004, 21 May 2004 - 05:17 PM.

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Hi jason2004, welcome to GTG <_<

The problem is you can't run the format utility from the drive that you're trying to format. Instead try running it from a bootable floppy or CD. If needed, you can download Win2000 bootable floppies here:
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