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Old 02-09-2006, 08:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i am fixing my m8s dell pc

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windows xp

well he wants his formating but xp cd wont let me it will say cant find hard drive but it will boot off the hard drive

can i have some help ??
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I wouldnt install anything higher than Windows 2000 on that unit. Xp will not run good at all.

But, if you dont care then:

Does the drive show up in the bios? Try Booting from a windows 98/ME disk into DOS and use FDISK to remove and recreate a partition, then format it in DOS. Once complete, try to install Windows.
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