Re: excellent problem
are you doing a fresh install of xp? if so when you made a partition, did you make shure it is set to active?
if you install the OS on a partition that is not set to active, you will get errors on it, and eventually , your comp. won't be able to read off the hhd...
even though it detects it, and bios detects it. the newer computer's now have updated bios's & will do the active for you automatically.
how old is this comp.? also have you checked bios to make shure all the settings are correct? i would check this 1st , then try the above top.
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