Re: windows installation
well, could be a scratch. that used to happen to me but i cleaned it with a 'disc doctor' thing and it started to work again. its great for video games and stuff too.
Gateway GT4016 Desktop | CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3700+ @ 2.2GHz | RAM: 2GB (4x512MB) | HDD: 1x200GB, 1x120GB | Video: ATI HD Radeon 4850 512MB | OS: Vista Home Premium x86 SP1, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6