Cant format new sata drive

i brought a new sata 500gb 32mbcache seagate hardrive and whn i try to install windows on it i get upto the format stage and whn it gets to 100% it says cant format drive it could be damanged or if ur useing scsi then set jumpers im not using scsi im using sata power and sata data cables help plz
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  1. press f6 when installing windows and install the appropiate sata drivers ..
    Good luck !
  2. havent got floppy in tower so cant do that
  3. sorted it out used hirens boot disc to format now windows is installing
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