You could do two things...either attempt to pinpoint the specific issue, or very simply format (which would essentially eliminate all problems).
Ok. Firstly, have you tried formatting your drive (or a partition) while booted into it? It's best to format the hard drive outside windows, either using the Windows XP Recovery Console or a boot disk. However, if you wish to re-install Windows XP, and you have the Windows XP Installation CD, simply boot into at startup and select to install Windows XP. From there you can start fresh, and it will do a format for you.
You could also do a repair of Windows XP, however there are slight chances of there being no success. Repair simply re-installs system files, but does not touch personal files created within Windows XP (such as pictures and documents in My Documents). It might be best to do a repair first (which can be done through the Windows XP Installation CD) and if there is no success, try doing a fresh install of XP instead. Hope this helps ...
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