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Sxerks wrote:Did you try the xp install disc, did it show that there was a windows partition or folder already on the drive?
You can still install windows over the old copy of windows, you might have to reinstall your programs but all your data will still be there.
or will the xp disc not work because it needs sata drivers?
Sxerks wrote:ah, so you choose "repair" and it brought you to the command prompt. You should do "install" instead, the repair you want to do isn't the 1st option they give you, it's later on as part of a install.
God Emperor Charles wrote:Wait a second... so you are saying that I boot from the WinXP CD, and when it asks me if I want to do an install, or a repair, I should choose "Install", and then it will detect the existing install and ask if I want to repair it? Am I understanding this correctly?
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