Why does my hard drive pause during formatting vista Tags: Hard Drives Formatting Windows Vista Storage Last response: July 22, 2010 3:44 AM in Storage Share Anonymous July 22, 2010 3:04:14 AM I am trying to install 1.5TB SATA hard drive. I singed it to a drive and it then told me to format it. So I did. It gets to about 75% and then doesnt go any farther. Whats wrong with it? More about : hard drive pause formatting vista | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove w0lfattack July 22, 2010 3:44:00 AM Perhaps it wants to be returned. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Why does my hard drive pause during formatting vista> Related ressources: ForumWhy does it say my drive needs formatting when i connect a sata hard disk to a u ForumWhy does external 1tb hard drive turn on and off during sending of files from c ForumWhy Multiple Hard Drives.... ForumImpending Hard Drive Failure? ForumVista + Sony Handycam + Firewire = Problem Forum(SATA) Windows does not find my hard drive . ForumAdded a 2nd HDD now Long Pause at Windows Startup ForumHard Drive Capacity got cut in half after formatting ForumUbuntu hard drive formatting help Forum2 minute pause after Windows boots up Forum2nd SATA drive detected in BIOS but NOT in Windows Disk Management ForumCan't Allocate Space on Hard Drive After Upgrade to Vista ForumVista won't install on SATA hard drive . ForumWindows Vista Ultimate Hands On: A Diary ForumScreen goes Black during Streaming Media Activity ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumFormatting a kingston pen drive without loosing data ForumDo you have to set jummpers on a sata drive when using it as a second drive on a Forum[Hard Drive] Witch HD is better? ForumWD External Hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !