Hard drive only formats to 70% Tags: Hard Drives Seagate Storage Last response: December 26, 2011 8:17 PM in Storage Share russelllee7877 December 25, 2011 4:09:56 PM Hello, im trying to formatt my 2tb seagate hard drive, and when it gets to about 70% complete it wont progress any more? is the drive broken or is there a simple explanation? thanks russell More about : hard drive formats jsmakkar a b G Storage December 25, 2011 11:12:15 PM Hello russelllee7877, Welcome to Forums!! Try to format with a different tool. 1. Partition Tool 2. Parted Magic There are so many other tools too. Traildriver December 26, 2011 12:58:10 AM What is the operating system? Older versions will not recognize that size. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer fzabkar a c 234 G Storage December 26, 2011 8:17:24 PM Try a comprehensive SMART diagnostic. Look for reallocated, pending, or uncorrectable sectors. HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux): http://www.hdsentinel.com/ HDDScan for Windows: http://hddscan.com/ See this article for SMART info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumHow To Configure Old Hard Drive On New Computer? ForumHard drive shot? ForumGREAT DEAL ON HARD DRIVE ForumHard drive ForumHard drive for gaming ForumHow to repair a Iomega external hard drive ForumWhat's the best software for completely erasing a hard drive? ForumDo I need a new hard drive?... Forum[Solved] Iomega eGo 500GB External Hard Drive isn't recognized More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !