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An error occur while formatting computer

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Hi everyone,

I was formatting my computer and suddenly this message appeared on the screen.

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent further damage to your computer.


If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows update you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advance Startup options, and then select safe mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x0000007A (0xC03E619C, 0xC0000185, 0xF9867156, 0x0C1EF860)

*** Ntfs.sys – Address F9867156 base at F980D000, DateStamp 41107eea

Beginning dump of physical memory
Physical memory dump completes.
Contact your system administrator or technical support group for further assistance.

My computer specifications are shown below:

Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
Asus Motherboard
256 MB RAM
20 GB hard disk
32 MB AGP graphics card

Now when I start the computer, I am unable to load the operating system. This happens because the error above occurred while I was formatting and the installation of windows is not complete. I tried installing the Windows XP with SP2 again but the same error message appears.

I would really appreciate it if someone could tell me how to rectify this problem. Thanks a lot in advance.
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Replace the IDE cable to the hard drive then see if the error goes away.
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