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My hdd wont format or read

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Posted · Original PosterOP

My WD Blue Caviar 500gb hdd came from a legacy bios pc and is now in a uefi pc. The new pc only supports uefi and has no option for legacy. I cannot access my data or format it. At this point I dont even care about my data, but I want to use the hdd again, so how can i format it. It says it is unallocated but I didn't do that.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I can't. It says it is not initialized and when I initialize it it reads "The operation cannot be completed due to an I/O error."

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I use this works every time and its free!

 

https://www.disk-partition.com/


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Posted · Original PosterOP

i fixed it the drive was encrypted by a bios password taht i had set on the old mobo 😛

 

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