Trying to reformat with cd

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Clipper53 - Jan 27, 2010 at 05:03 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jan 27, 2010 at 10:29 PM
Hello,I began to reformat mt compaq presairo os xp,but it freezes in download with 34 minutes to go.

I tried a new cd, but no different result. Can anybody suggest what to try?

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,830
Jan 27, 2010 at 10:29 PM
What download? What reformat?

This sounds like you a trying to INSTALL a copy of Windows on the computer.
It also sounds like you may have a hard disk problem or even a CPU overheating problem. If the Windows install offers to do a hard disk scan at the start of the install I would take that option.

Good Luck
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