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wannabe1, any ideas?
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poimhn...

Yeah, I do...hang on a minute while I test an idea....

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Ok poimhn...

Do you have a floppy drive on on both machines?

Are both machines running XP or is one running Win98?

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sorry, if anyone is still here, I had to leave for a bit. If anyone is still around I am open to ideas.
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it says I am unable to format the partition the disk may be damaged.  I need to select another partition.  Should I try the one with just 8 MBs vs the one I tried with 19595 MBs?

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Sounds like your hdd may have been damaged somehow.. Do you know the make of the hdd??

If you do, go to the manufacturers website and download the diagnostics program.. Put it on a floppy and boot the system using that..

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No I do not have floppy drives on both. On the one with the problem i only have a dvdrom drive for input or my flashdrive, at least till i get the network and internet up
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It is an Asus hdd. Ill try to get that and put it on my flashdrive
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Okay, since it's on page 4 of replies, I'll give it a shot. When you re-installed XP before, did you delete the partitions that were listed first and then create a knew one and then format it, and using normal format, not QUICK format. Your partition just may be screwing and that is why you can't format it.
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It is an Asus hdd.  Ill try to get that and put it on my flashdrive

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ASUS make motherboards NOT harddrives..

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Okay, since it's on page 4 of replies, I'll give it a shot.  When you re-installed XP before, did you delete the partitions that were listed first and then create a knew one and then format it, and using normal format, not QUICK format.  Your partition just may be screwing and that is why you can't format it.

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Fenor:

If you read all the posts you would know they didn't do that.. They attempted a repair and ended up with a second install instead .. Easy enough to see as they are getting an option to boot into the problem OS and the good OS!!

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Okay, since it's on page 4 of replies, I'll give it a shot.  When you re-installed XP before, did you delete the partitions that were listed first and then create a knew one and then format it, and using normal format, not QUICK format.  Your partition just may be screwing and that is why you can't format it.

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When I installed XP for the second time and created what I like to refer to as the "alternate dimension" I may very well have done something with the partitions. I am not sure. I didnt really understand the slightest bit of what I was doing. It was late I was desperate.
If my partition is what is screwing up how can I tell and what can I do. ( I am typing all this as I download the diagnostic program for the hdd.) :tazz:
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Thanks murray, I will continue on
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Just boot using your XP cd.. You should see a small message on the bottom of your screen "press any key to boot from cd".. Press a key..

During the setup phase, one of the options will be to remove everything from your c: drive and then another option to install XP on that drive.. Format it and install..

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Umm I know I'm reading this right which was AFTER the repair installation. I read all 4 pages of replies before replying.
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Go into Windows Explorer and click on the "+" beside the c: drive..

You should see a Windows folder there.. Do you also see another Windows folder or a folder called Winnit??

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And I am referring to the complete installation where it says he (poimhn) says he gets a message saying he can't format the drive and asks if he should try using the other partition that is only 8MB, which he shouldn't obviously :tazz:
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