hi yall well I have a compaq presario 5000. I just swap'ed hd's an did a fresh install of xp.. now wen I try to boot frum disc(to make other xp boot or us recovery) after presing any key to boot cd it stales at scaning for hard wear ! I partioned the hd 100gb :C(storage) /18gb :F(the initial xp install) /18gb :G(other xp to come) /13gb :H(other xp to come). I can boot any other disc other than any xp disc. any info will help!