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Can't find boot device, trying to reinstall Windows XP

By pheonix497
Feb 25, 2012
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  1. My computer can't locate the boot device that was previously on there, so I have tried many things, but no luck. I'm trying to reinstall windows xp, I get to the page where it says "the following list shows the existing partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer" I can not click up,D, or ENTER without my computer getting a blue screen that says "A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer". Also it says all my partitions are unknown disks, and there is no disk in this drive but there is and i know that. Do you know how to fix this problem that I have had for almost a month now????

    If you need any more info about my computer or specs, I will be happy to hand them out.

    Pheonix497
     
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