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help installing formatting my hard drive and reinstalling win xp

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by aftab_ayesha, Jul 22, 2003.

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  1. aftab_ayesha

    aftab_ayesha Thread Starter

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    I had win xp installed on my computer. the boot disk ive for win xp is not the original cd it is a copied version. now when im starting my computer using boot floppy it tells me no cd rom device drivers found. still i continue reformat my hard drive by typing format c: and at some point i also deleted all the partitions and creatd a new fat32 partition but after i format my hard drive and set my bios to cdrom and reboot my computer. it gives me a msg "invalid system disk error".

    ive tried all ways to get this done but all in vain and im exhausted. i wud highly appreciate if you can point me in right direction. is the problem due to a copied version of xp that its not right away booting from cd or im missing cdrom drivers in my boot floppy??? or some other problem
     
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    Help with illegal software is against forum rules, closing thread
     
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