I do not know if this is in the right place. Please move it if it is not, sorry I tried :blush: I just got a new computer for free because it wouldnt work and they couple had spent 80 dollars to get it fixed and it still was shot. I started it up and nothing would work, so I reformatted and reinstalled Windows ME and everything worked out fine. About a week later I decided I wanted to install my windows XP pro. When I tried I was told that installation could not continue due to an error with the file partmgr.sys I then tried to install Windows 2k pro (the computer was built for windows 2k pro and windows me) but still didnt work getting me the same messege. I then reloaded ME to see if it would still work and it still did. The specs are hp pavilion 7960 1.3 ghz pentium 4 128 mb RDRAM 40 gig Ultra DMA hard drive nVidia TNT2 M64 graphics card w/ 32MB SDRAM Any ideas?