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Old 12-18-2005, 11:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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high im having trouble reformating.. first it wouldn't boot off the disk so then it went into windows 2000... i then clicked on the xp format disk, and it install buy the problem is i have both 2000 and xp on my hd.. i just want xp. so i made a xp boot disk and put it on 6 floppies.. i put them all in and when i got to the six one, it asked if i wanted to format my hd... i click yes and it did.. then when it got to 100%, it went to check how much disk space i have. and after it said there was an error.. the error reads "The following value in the .SIF file used by setup, is corrupted or missing: Value 0 on the line in section [SourceDisksFiles] with "Ke" or "key" i dont remember which one, i think it is key but after that it said "sp1.cab"

Setup cannot continue. to quit setup, press F3
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this is important, i need it done today so i can print my homework which is due tomorrow!!
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use a windows 98 bootdisk which only uses 1 floppy. www.bootdisk.com
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will this work cause im tryin to install windows xp
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yes it will. I use it all the time
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ok once i get the 98se boot disk wut do i do?
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do i put the xp boot cd in with the 98se boot disk?
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boot from it.


http://www.webtechgeek.com/How-to-Fo...Hard-Drive.htm
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so all i do is put in the 98 boot disk, nothing else and restart? i dont put anything in my cd drive?
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follow the guide. It will tell you.


you just boot from it, follow the prompts, after you do this fdisk and format, then you put in your xp cd
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