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Can't reformat laptop? Windows XP

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Hello all, I backed up all my important data to an external hard drive and simply wanted to reformat my computer to scratch to solve a few other problems it was having but every time I attempt to boot the computer up using the windows xp disk it loads the files from the cd and does the setup or whatever, and then right before it starts anything and moves onto the next part it gives me this error msg:

This happens before it even begins to install anything and is just checking the hard drive. I then end up having to reset. I've tried different copies of windows XP to see if it was just the CD and none worked.
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Hi Python49
Have you changed the boot sequence in the BIOS so it boots from the CD/DVD drive first and the HDD second?
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In normal mode try running sfc /scannow.Then go ahead and reboot.While xp cd is in the cd drive.A link http://pcsupport.abo...he-easy-way.htm for instruction on sfc /scannow.
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A system thread generated an exception which the error handler did not catch. There are numerous individual causes for this problem, including hardware incompatibility, a faulty device driver or system service, or some software issues. Check Event Viewer (EventVwr.msc) for additional information.

If this BSOD appears when it is checking your HD i would suggest testing your HD with the appropriate program from your HD manufacturer.

Download the proper program for you hard drive and burn it as a bootable cd and boot from it and test your HD.
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