System Format Tags: Video Format Windows XP Last response: July 17, 2012 4:12 PM in Windows XP Share subbu_217 July 17, 2012 12:20:21 PM Hello, I'm Subbu my system is showing that 'checking configurations settings'while I'm trying to format my system its not allowing to move a head what should I do? More about : system format me 1 July 17, 2012 4:12:01 PM 1. Does that appear when U try to reinstall Windows? (I mean, on the setup screen) 2.Or you are just trying to format some drive with the right click>format? If 1. , then do the following: -boot again from cd, and press R key. Type your installation number (usually 1 ) type password (if U don't have any, just press Enter) Now U can format by typing this: format X:\ /Q (X stands for the drive letter of the drive you want to format) Do not use other letters , just the one of the drive U want to format!!! (Q stands for quick format) Other options are available for format type, like NTFS,FAT,FAT32,etc. You can see more options by typing: /? If 2. ,you want to format the drive within Windows, then try in Computer management in Control panel, or try an utility from the internet, to do it for you. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My system is running only for 2 min & i am not able to format my system Forum Two OS's: "Windows cannot format the system partition on this disk" Forum How do I format my ssd when system kept restarting in a loop??? Forum External HD says I need to format and also says system can't find Forum Problem w extracting files from system image. format disk? Forum How to format system hard drive with windows 7? Forum How to format write protected sd card which is RAW file system Forum Ubuntu File System Format Issue Forum Format Primary installed OS from system drive Forum HOW TO FORMAT HARDDISK WITH SYSTEM WINDOW 7 Forum Cannot access Iomega prestige external hard disk after system format Forum Car audio system format Forum How do i format a memory card with a RAW file system ? Forum PCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum Windows wont start root system 32ntoskrnl exe Forum Syntax dos win xp format second drive system disc ? format f::/s/q what up why n Forum Windows cannot load the users profile but has logged you on with the default pro Forum Lsass exe - system error The endpoint format is invalid Forum Error loading operating system because fail format hdd Forum computer crashed. formatted c: drive. reinstalled windows and all drivers . but Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !