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Dell Vostro 220s w/vista will not do clean install

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October 23, 2013 6:55:48 PM

I have a Dell Vostro 220s wVista. Seagate 250Gb hd failed (would not read). Installed new WD 1Tb black hd. Upon inserting Dell reinstall disk, got gray screen with very intermittent hd activity light (let run for 24hrs change). Tried Dell Driver disk and got got code 0F00:1332 on multiple blockes (Interupt request IRQ ot sent in time (Confidence test).

Then changed to a MS 7 Pro OEM and got through setup and into where to install windows Tried to install but got Failed to format the selected partition Error 0X80070057. Deleted all partitions and created new one, with the same error. Any suggestions/help
October 25, 2013 4:40:47 AM

Contact WD as it appears your new HD may be faulty. They will probably ask you to test it with their diagnostic software before they give you an RMA (Returned Merchandise Authorisation).
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