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Solved: can't get xp to install

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by stallion74, Sep 11, 2004.

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  1. stallion74

    stallion74 Thread Starter

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    i got xp pro and i am trying to put it on an hp pavillion that had win me. it copies the files then when it reboots i get a blue screen that says to check hard drive for virus and to make sure it is a good hard drive. i have used drive scrubber on it so i know there is no virus's and it is a quantum hard drive and went to there site and got a program to do a diagnostic on the hard drive and it passed every test. no bad sectors or anything like that. any idea's?
     
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    Boot to the XP cd, remove all partitions and then let XP set them up/format them.
     
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