Solved Unable To Delate Partation When Trying to Any Os Like XP, Win7, Win8 Tags: Windows XP Hard Drives Last response: August 15, 2013 3:18 AM in Windows XP Share kranthi chevuri August 15, 2013 3:13:48 AM I am bought Second Hand Hard disk.. And When I am Trying Install The Os Windows 8, it Stuck In "Setup Is loading" Same Problem In windows 7 too.. I finally Decided for Install Xp... I am Installing Xp And When Partition Manager Opens... 1.Local Drive (unknown) 50000(On Disk) 50000(Free) 2.Local Drive (unknown) Same Disk Space And free Space In all my Drives I am Trying To Delete Partition With "L" and Enter ... It says "Unable To Delete Partition" .. I Tried To Disinfect Virus With Kaspersky Rescue Disk.... Is also Says "Unable To scan Drives An Input/Output Error" But In Dir Tree Some Shows Folders And Files ... And Finally I saw A Error In Bios Post " S.M.A.R.T" Status Bad.. Of My 500 Gb Hard Disk.... It's Able to repair The Hard disk ?? Please Help Me.. ... More about : unable delate partation win7 win8 Reply to kranthi chevuri Best solution hubbardt August 15, 2013 3:18:11 AM Share What is the make/model of the Hard disk? The serial number will do too. You should be able to download diagnostic software from the manufacturer's website Reply to hubbardt Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedDoes Lenovo B590 intel core i3-3110M laptop support Multi OS like (Win XP, Win7 & Win 8)? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !