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Before formatting, try removing all partitions by using fdisk. What means are you using to format the disk?
You might have to Debug and then format the hard drive heres the link for debuging the harddrive and then try to format..hope this helps.
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\015\012http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19020652.aspx?c=uk&l=en&cs=ukdhs1&s=dhs
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\015\012Regards,
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