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Default Unable to format/create primary partition - 12-22-2010, 11:50 AM


Thsi thread is a more specific thread of my last post
Windows 7 install on Vostro A90

So i have detected that my problem is much more a problem of disk thant of instlation.

I can't format or create a primary partition in the SSD. I tried a lot of programs like Gparted and testdisk.
In Gpart i show a 7,5 go unalocated space. but when i try to create a partition there are warning saying :
- /dev/sda : unrecognized disk label (i try to create the label by command line but don't work)
- input/output error during write on /dev/sda/
- error fsyncing/closing /dev/sda/ input/output error

Please help.

Thanks in advance.
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Default 12-22-2010, 02:36 PM

Could be a dead SSD.

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