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My toshiba tecra will only let me get to 20% on the format then say check the disc

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The drive may be dead or dying
Download the latest diagnostic software and utilities from the manufacturer of your hard drive
run the tool for your particular hard drive from the link (http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287)
if you don't know what brand of hard drive is in the computer look it up on the computer manufactures website...
\015\012download the tool to the working computer...burn the cd on the working computer...
put the cd in the non working computer and boot it up....
The Hard drive could be bad, you may want to try a low level format or a simple chkdsk. And then try to high level format again.
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