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Old 12-18-2006, 01:25 PM   #1
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Default Problem reformatting with XP


I'm having some problems trying to reformat my computer. I have a copy 2002 XP Professional that I put in my computer and after all the drivers load, (when I boot from the CD), I get a blue screen saying something is possibly wrong with the BIOS.

The computer I'm currently on has a 2005 version of XP Home, so it's not really letting me do the reformat through windows either because the 2002 XP Professional version is older.

I was wondering if I just do a reformat manually first and then install XP Professional, if it might work, rather than letting the CD do everything.

Any Ideas?

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Old 12-18-2006, 01:42 PM   #2
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Default Re: Problem reformatting with XP

Well, for once, I got random blue screens on that old K6-III years ago. Why? I dunno. It may come from the CD.

Second, if the other one won't format the drive, what does it say? My suggestion would be to delete the partition and then, recreate a new one and do a quick format.
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