Help with winxp on 2nd ide hard drive

By zkzeroxvirus
May 22, 2007
  1. I had the ide hard drive on a comp that i somehow really messed up
    and i was wondering if i reformat & reinstall windows xp will it fix it?
    also im preety sure i cant do a disc boot cause i have an external hardrive please soeone help i am really in quite a pickle folks
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    I don't think anyone could make sense of what you said if I can't.


    You have a messed up IDE hard drive.

    It is from a computer.

    You want to reformat and reinstall XP.

    That I understand.

    THEN, you start taliking about some external hard drive - ???

    What make and model of computer do you have?

    Do you have the XP install disk AND the manufacturer support disk?

    Do you have a floppy drive AND/or a cd/dvd drive IN the computer?


  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,189   +225

    Yikes... todays youth :rolleyes:
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