New computer wont load xp

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Dualtagh - Dec 17, 2009 at 05:08 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Dec 17, 2009 at 05:42 PM
Hello,
I just built a computer and i am trying to load xp but i cannot format the hdd.it gives me a partition to format (C: partition1 unknown 131062mb) which i think is the xp disc itself but it wond show up my HDD even tho its showin in the BIOS? anyone have any suggestions?

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,829
Dec 17, 2009 at 05:42 PM
Did the hard Disk have Linux on it before? Win XP can't clear off a Linux partition. If that is the problem you can download Killdisk and use it to remove the Linux partition.

Good Luck
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