when i tried to change my window vista to xp sp-2. i got an hard drive error that is
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps:
Check for viruses on your computer. Remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers. Check your hard drive to make sure it
is properly configured and terminated.
Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer
First solution 1. Enter the bios: On start up press ESC or F2 or Esc then F1
2. Expand the "Drives" section
3. Go to "SATA Operation" and change this from "RAID Auto/AHCI" to "RAID Auto/ATA" or disable AHCI
1) Insert your Windows XP CD-ROM into the computer's CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive
2) Restart your computer from the CD-ROM.
You would require to modify the basic input/output system of BIOS before you can boot from a CD-ROM
3) When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start Recovery Console.
4) Select the partition to format
5) When asked type the administrator password, and then press ENTER.
CHKDSK /F/R to repair hard drive corruption
FORMAT to format
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Mr. Jack, if he could start his windows it would be easier to try a system restoration or last good known configuration...
What do you think?
But it seems he just want to format Vista and install XP