Don't leave me yet! I have made a new discovery!
I did some exploring on my computer and found a windows.old folder. I don't know what it is/where it came from, but could it be any help for recovering my xp?
Forever stuck in the learning process
Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.2GHZ
4GB OCZ Platinum
Nvidia 8800gt 718/1061
Maxtor 250 GB Sata
Windows XP Pro 32 Bit
Monitor one: Acer 22" Flatpanel LCD
Monitor two: Xplio 17" Flatpanel LCD
Monitor three: Samsung 50" HDTV