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Corrupt Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by five_star, Sep 9, 2003.

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  1. five_star

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    I was running WindowsXP and it crashed, couldn't anything.
    I tried to re install it after i formated the hard drive and it stoped installing and told me that the hard drive was corrupted. I tried a full scan disk from dos and nothing came up as to any problems. i tried to install it again and got the same msg. I am runnig Windows ME right now without any problems but want to go back to XP without replacing the hard drive.

    I'm lost on this one
    Please help me.
    Thanks
     
  2. Wet Chicken

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    1.)Go to safe mode

    2.)Run scan disk (thorough)

    3.)Run Defrag

    4.)Reboot

    5.)Download spybot AND adaware

    6.)Start spybot and update

    7.)Run spybot

    8.)Turn system restore OFF

    8.)Reboot

    10.)Start adaware and update

    11.)Run Adaware

    12.)Reboot

    13.)Turn system restore back ON

    14.) Test system and let us know how it worked for you
     
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    What was the EXACT message here?
     
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    :confused: You're running ME but you want to go BACK to XP..... :confused:
     
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