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K. Prophett

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When putting XP on my computer I deleted my partitions and made two new ones that were equally the same size. I now know that the partition is the local disk on which your files are stored. And after all the updates and putting other software on the computer I was told I didnt have enough space to put Service Pack 2 on the computer. So what Im trying to do is reinstall XP and just have one partition that all the files will go on. And when I restart the computer there is an error message saying that it cannot boot from the CD so what am I to do now?

Edited by K. Prophett, 19 November 2005 - 06:25 PM.

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cannot but from the CD?

Cannot boot ?

Not following you there.
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yea i meant boot, sorry about that.
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Ok I finially got the computer to boot from the disk but it was just luck I guess. But now I'm having another problem... I deleted both partitions so I could start off with a new slate. On the laptop I have, I have a total of 4888 MB to use. So I put 3883 on one partition and 1004 on the other partition. But when I try to install Windows XP on the bigger partition it tells me that it could not format the disk because of it being damaged and I dont understand how this could be when I just had the disk formated within a day ago. Are there any suggestions from any of the staff memebers or moderators?
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