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Hi ... Need help with repairing my OS

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My computer hard drive was giving me problems were it would sometime fail to load , So I got a new drive install and add a fresh install of xp , Now I would like to try a repair installment on my original drive but I don't see any listing when trying the repair option , If I try the recovery option ? I'm able to view both installment of windows xp just not when I try the repair option , Why doesn't it show in the repair process ?
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Hello and welcome to Geeks To Go this problem might be because the disk is corrupt please try the flowing to fix this.

Click Start then Run and type
Chkdsk C: /x /r
This presumes that the original drive is C: drive if is not please change the letter to that belonging to that drive.
If you don't know the letter of the drive try leaving it out and use Chkdsk /x /r instead.

This may ask if you would like to complete the operation when you restart your computer if so press y and Enter.

It may take some time to run depending of the size of your hard drive.
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In answer to your question about the 'Repair' option, Windows will only offer that option for the partition which is currently 'active' and which is therefore the boot partition.
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