computer spooned, decided it was time to reformat, deleted partition, started install, blue screen comes up saying about an error... gonna try a different cd later but any early ideas?

Sounds like a hardware problem, could you post the error message.

Alternatively could be bios, or RAID/SATA problem.


I would also make sure your computer is XP compatable. Go to and find out what the minimum specifications for XP are.


Sorry guys, turned out to be a problem with the cd, though that may be a thing to look out for, if it doesn't work, try a friend's cd

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