Hard drive, unformatted

HARD DRIVE READS 'UNFORMATTED'!? The only thing it'll allow me to do is format it. As I do so, it comes up 'there was a problem performing that action' therefor not allowing me to format it. What can I possibly do? 250G Microsoft HD. PLEASE HELP
 

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Last updated July 4, 2018 Views 4 Applies to:

Try removing the hard drive and then reinserting it.  If it still will not format then the drive has possibly died and you'll need to purchase a new one.

To confirm that it is something wrong with the hard drive see if a friend has one that they can insert into your console to see if theirs works fine.

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