ok I read the forum my problem is exactly the same thing
Verifying DMI Pool Data ............
Boot from CD :
BOOT DISK FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER >
Boot from CD: >
Setup is inspecting your computers hardware configuration >
(Setup is loading files > Setup is starting windows)
Windows XP Home Edition Setup
Welcome to Setup.
This portion of the setup program prepares Microsoft <R> Windows <R> XP to run on your computer.
To set up Windows XP now press ENTER.
To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console press R.
To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.
Windows XP Home Edition Setup >
Windows XP Licensing Agreement
The following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer.
To set up Windows XP on the selected item press ENTER
To create a partition in the unpartitioned space, press C
To delete the selected partition, press D
194475 MB Disk 0 at Id 0 on bus 0 on atapi [MBR]
*C: Partition 1 [NTFS] 1994466 MB (193948 MB free) *
Unpartitioned Space 8 MB
You chose to install Windows XP on a partition that contains another operating system. Installing Windows XP on this partition might cause the other operating system to function improperly.
CAUTION: Installing multiple operating systems on a single partition is not recommended. To learn more about installing multiple operating systems on a single computer, see
using Internet Explorer
To continue Setup using this partition, press C
To select a different partition, press ESC.
except for one thing.......I am not using a sata hdd I am using a ide hdd I have a disc with sata raid drivers on it and I tried the f6 thing with that disc for the hell of it but it is still looking like the stuff that I posted at the beginning of this