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When I plug in my hard disk it says, "you need to format your disk before you can use it" but when I click format, it says "Windows could not finish the format" that means my hard disk spoil? I can't use my hard disk anymore?

Any solution to solve it so I could use the disk again?

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Is it just one drive, or does it report this with other drives as well? Does it do the same thing on another computer? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 31 '11 at 4:54

Have you tried running check disk on the hard drive? scan it for errors and attempt to fix bad sectors - im assuming its a removable external hard drive. Run check disk , if all else shows up then have a look in Disk managment to see if the drive is being picked up (you can give it a drive letter here) and then try running a format through that.

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