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Problem with XP Re-formatting?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by VanessaG, Jan 29, 2007.

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  1. VanessaG

    VanessaG Thread Starter

    Jan 29, 2007
    I just finished re-formatting my laptop, and now trying to reformat my family's computer but i'm having a problem.

    I threw in the XP disc to start the re-formatting, to basically re-install XP and for the past 15 hours or so (since last night) it's been stuck on the blue screen and sais "Windows is re-formatting, 33 minutes remaining" I've turned the computer on/off, and it's always lead back to that screen.

    What can I do?
  2. chart2006


    Aug 30, 2005
    When reformating are you using the XP disk that came with the computer (manufacture restore disks) or a store bought xp disk? Did you do a 'quick' format or a full format? What kind of computer is it?
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