Re: weird hard drive/ OS problem
The same thing happened to me, tried installing xp pro and seemingly got my hdd fried. The problem turned out to be my cd drive?!!! it was kinda an old thing, so i replaced it with a 52x24x52 cd RW and everything worked fine! i dunno, maybe your having the same problem.
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