Format help please!!!

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cbear6 - Jan 13, 2012 at 06:28 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jan 18, 2012 at 08:50 PM
Hello,

I put a new sata hdd in my acer laptop and tried to install windows xp, it didnt install correctly and now boots to a blue screen with error message. How can i reformatt the hdd?

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,828
Jan 18, 2012 at 08:50 PM
Windows XP needs SP3 to work with SATA drives unless you use the IDE compatible drivers. Are you downgrading from Vista?
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