HDD problems.

By cRaZi_RiCaN
Jul 12, 2006
  1. I have two computers and one of them messed up, since its not my computer i didn't put much effort on it and just tried to reformat it. When i deleted the partition and tried to reformat it started giving a BSOD at 3% of the reformat.
    The error gave this:

    Stop: 0x000000CE (0xF7AED667, 0x00000000, 0xF7AED667, 0x00000000)

    I tried to reformat on the 2 different computers and it didn't work, Is the HDD defective or could it be a bad OS cd.

  2. pcaceit

    pcaceit TS Rookie Posts: 315

    Try not using the cd use disk management if you're running 200/xp on the second computer.

    Yes probably bad cd
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    This is the meaning of your stop message.


    A driver failed to cancel pending operations before exiting. Commonly occurs after installing faulty drivers or system services.

    Since partmgr.sys is a Windows driver, I suspect a faulty OS disk.

    However, just to make sure, go HERE and download the correct hard drive utility and test the hard drive.

    Regards Howard :)
  4. cRaZi_RiCaN

    cRaZi_RiCaN TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks! I'll get a new OS disk and try it.
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