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Old 09-26-2006, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi , well my comp died 2weeks ago, so i devoted my whole pay today to fixin my stuff . a whole 450 dollars (umm yea,im black and i work at wendys so ... ) but neway i bought the nforce 4 and an amd 3500. and sum 80 dolla case, but i used the hd from my old comp but it died so i cant reforma. my ques is how do i reformat on my new comp with the new mobo n stuff so i can put windows on later? thx!

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Just plug everything in the way it should be, and then put your XP disc in. Go into the BIOS and put your primary boot device as your CD/DVD-ROM, and then when prompted to "hit any key to boot from CD" do so. Let XP do whatever it does, and then delete all partitions and create new ones, then do a full format (not a quick) and then it will install XP.


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alright , thx alot. but i did notice my ps only has a 20 pin and my mobo uses 24 but i plugged it in anyway and it worked . so should i buy a new ps 2morrow or is it fine
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