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But since you've probably formatted this drive 20 times over already, you can ignore that message.Oh and stop with the full formats. brainpupFeb 24, 2010, 11:02 PM Wow I just removed the disk and put it back in and the setup ran all the way to 89% and then it stopped again, there The drive should have come with software to do that. · actions · 2005-Jul-24 5:25 pm · lostboy8join:2005-02-20 lostboy8 Member 2005-Jul-24 6:05 pm I would clone it but there is too There is NO STANDARD HERE so only the idea is presented.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 25 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help his comment is here

If it's only just hit 1% of 1.5GB of ram, you definitely have a problem. Can I slave it to SSD booting Win10 on a new i7? The hard drive should contain the disk, you have to burn it to a cd. make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation.

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We can take it in to any computershop here and they will format it for next to nothing. Best thing to do is make a set of cds or dvds from that and store in a safe place. Turned out the CD drive was shot, and it was trying to read something that wasn't in there! In this step, Windows XP Setup warns that the partition you are trying to delete is a system partition that may contain Windows XP.

Then I told him the good news, that yes I can get it replaced cheap. Or the Pass progress bar? solved Dell printer driver: Environment: 5200N, Win 7, IE 11, Gmail, AOL, print driver from Vista (I think) as unable to find a 5200N solved Reformatting laptop(that had win 8) that Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Supercourier, is you problem by MarkFlax Forum moderator / August 4, 2005 10:22 PM PDT In reply to: But w/o CD???

solved Have problem with OEM Win 7 64-bit installed on older machine that was upgraded with new memory, reformatted HDD for use by wi KIS 2011 firewall problem (Win 7 & If this happens, simply reboot and try to boot to the Windows XP CD again. 3 Press F6 to Install a Third Party Driver Windows XP Clean Install - Step 3 Congratulations!

The first step after a clean install of Windows XP is to proceed to Windows Update to install all of the latest updates and fixes from Microsoft. If the install is crapping out 3% into the process....

message similar to the one shown in the screenshot above.  Press a key to force the computer to boot from the Windows CD. just a thought. If you're on a network, enter the workgroup name of that network here. solved Vista Startup Win7 solved Mediocre PC; Update to Win7?

Read your PC's manual. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-on-pavilion-dv9000-audio-issues.html You might get lucky , but don't invest too much hope in it. Choose NTFS file system ["quick", if the option is available] then follow all of the steps for the next 39 minutes. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Your "knock knock" was a nice and friendly reminder that this was an old thread. boy how times have changed huh!Well hey I'm going to run, thanks again for your help and I'll get back to you and let you know how it works out tomorrow.Have I have two systems that almost simultaneously started having slow booting issues. weblink All Rights Reserved.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - reformat by kingstrat52 / August 4, 2005 10:49 PM PDT In reply to: how to format a hard drive with xp Thank you Thanks for the help so far, will you be here for a little bit lnger so I can come back and tell you what I find out ? After burning the CD at a low speed it all turned out fine for my laptop too.

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Otherwise, feel free to leave the default workgroup name and continue.

If you're installing Windows XP in a corporate environment, you may need to choose the Yes, make this computer a member Be careful not to remove partitions that you may be using as this will remove all data from those partitions permanently.

11 Choose a Partition Size Windows XP Clean Install - You said earlier you have a volume license for XP and 7. Similar Topics Windows XP Formatting Apr 2, 2007 Formatting Windows XP May 2, 2004 Windows XP Formatting Apr 2, 2007 Formatting Windows XP Feb 25, 2004 Windows XP formatting problem Sep

Just pop the CD in -- you can do all of your formatting from it at bootup. · actions · 2005-Jul-24 5:19 pm · McSummationMmmm, Zeebas Are Tastee.Premium Memberjoin:2003-08-13Fort Worth, TX Malwarebytes 3.0 has gone to crap now what? [Security] by KoRnGtL15© DSLReports · Est.1999feedback · terms · Mobile mode

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Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Could this be a hardware issue ... Mar 17, 2008 #13 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,782 +697 knock knock; this thread was from 2006 :wave: Mar 17, 2008 #14 Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,285 +97 If the options listed match your preferences, no changes are necessary.

Mar 16, 2008 #10 bxdobs TS Rookie Ok I stand corrected ... not to say that the failed files couldn't be contiguous in the cab file which could suggest a damaged cab file ... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? It was a little P2 MX350 CPU on an Intel mobo, with a 8GB HD and 32mb of RAM and dialup.

Please try the request again. In the Name: text box, enter your full name. In this step, setup wants to know the names of the users who will use Windows XP so it can setup individual accounts for each user. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

The Checking your Internet connectivity screen appears next, informing you that Windows is checking to see if your computer is connected to the Internet.

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brainpupFeb 25, 2010, 5:50 AM Yeah well I figured as much, because never in my life have I ever had this much of a problem reformatting a drive. Nov 15, 2006 #3 Rik Banned Posts: 3,814 As i said in my previous post, it could also be the data cable, they are quite cheap these days!!!!