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vista will not install after erasing "everything" with killdis


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TLPG

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Ive been Googling and reading forums for weeks and Im getting nowhere fast and Im desperate for help!

Long story short, (hopefully) I recently discovered our home network had been hacked in to. I read that just formatting your hdd with windows doesnt completely erase all of the data so I used Active@killdisk pro DOD 3 pass to erase the Hdd, all partions, and hp recovery partition. Before I erased anything I called hp and explained to them what I needed to do, and they said they would send me the System Recovery Discs for my pc. So I get the discs and they just refuse to install and i have no idea why... I called hp back and they confirmed the discs they sent me were correct for my system and that i probably had a bad hdd and told me to run a test on it.(Sooo much help!) anyway All tests to hdd, memory, check out fine. Also, My internal hdd is visible in bios.. and my usb cd/dvd seems to be working fine (i tried it on another computer)



So Heres the rundown: :wacko:



1) I boot from a usb cdrom and its first to boot in bios.

2) It proceeds to "windows is loading files" and runs all the way through.

3) screen goes black with curser blinking in top left corner

4) Microsoft Corp.sign with Green loading bar runs briefly

5) Blue Screen with error: Error 1012. If the Issue continues, please contact HP Support (which i did and they were no help at all because my warranty is long over due)



So here i am... Can someone please help. I do not have the money to buy a new pc and Hp is no help at all.. other then telling me my hdd is bad (when i dont believe it is) and trying to sell me another one of which i cant afford right now either.



Things i've ran and tried :


- D.loaded and burnt Hirens Boot cd 15.1 (from a laptop)

- tried to format/partition using some utilities from hirens cd but cant seem to get them to work correctly. (parted magic, minitool partition, gparted)

- ran WD/data Lifeguard Diag. (Everything passes)

- ran Wd/data Lifeguard Diag. and did Full Erase with Zeros

- ran HDD test v4.20 ( no errors, perfect)

- ran Hard Disk Sentinel dos ( no errors, perfect)

- ran Memtest 86 (no errors, perfect health)

- Unplugged HDD

- Re seated all Ram

- Tried Ram 1 by 1 (in slot closests to CPU)

- Removed CMOS battery

- Reset Bios with jumpers

- Disconnect internal cd rw drive (its broke so i just disconnected)

Im sure theres more I just forgot to write them all down Please if some of you Smart computer peeps can help with any suggestions, etc. I would GREATLY APPRECIATE IT before I loose my mind!! lol... There has to be a solution.. Its probably something simple and im just too dumb to figure it out.. lol...Im not sure what all info one might need to help me, so Im just going to list everything I can find..

HP sent me Vista Home premium Recovery Discs and a Supplemental Recovery disc.. ??



HP Pavilion Desktop a1700n

Config- AMD Athlon 64X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+

CPU- 2000Mhz



Cache Ram- 512kb X2

Installed Memory- 3072mb/PC2-4200

Bank 1 1024mb/ddr2 sdram

Bank 2 1024mb/ddr2 sdram

Bank 3 512mb/ddr2 sdram

Bank 4 512mb/ddr2 sdram



HDD 250 GB WDC WD2500JS- 60NCB1 Sata (Internal)




BIOS- Phoenix Awardbios cmos

bios revision: 5.07 3/19/07

core version: 6.0

model #: a1700n

product #: RK572AA-ABA

build Id: 71NAv3PrA4



Motherboard- A8M2N-LA (NodusM3)



CD-rom: USB-CDR0M0 Sony DVD RW DRU-840A SS01

Update: I tried installing Os with an internal PATA cd-rom that I borrowed.. now all i get Is a
black screen with a blinking curser in top left corner. :angry:
:help: please... anyone???
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TLPG

Firstly welcome to GeekstoGo

Secondly we do NOT on GeekstoGo support the use of Hirens. It contains unlicensed software and because of this we are not prepared to discuss its use in any respect.

If additional hardware by way of graphics card or replacement hardware has been used in that computer this may very well be the reason why you are having problems.
Additionally WAS the original operating system installed on the computer the SAME Windows for which the recovery discs have been ordered.

I am rather surpirsed, although I do NOT question what YOU say that you were advised by HP to completely WIPE the HDD including the recovery partition.

These are ONLY my very brief response to your post, as I am aware that you have posted the same request for help on another site.
That is NOT to say that you have done anything wrong, at all in asking for help on two sites.

HOWEVER receiving advice from TWO sites at the same time is NOT a good idea for YOU.
Firstly, it is somewhat of a waste of time for those assisting you, to offer suggestions that have ALREADY been offered on the other site
More importantly a suggestion on one site may NOT be entirely appropriate when executed with a suggestion on the other site.

May I suggest that as help has already been offered and you have replied on the OTHER site that you continue there for the time being.
You are of course always welcome, if no success is achieved on the other site to return here to GeekstoGo.

The only additional assistance I would offer at this stage is, that you have a careful read of this
http://h10025.www1.h..._link=ot_search
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