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I was asked to take a look at a laptop for a friend. The laptop will not take an OS... I have even tried to re-format the HD in the system using the Vista Disc and an XP disk. it just stays at 0% formatting complete. If I try to load Xp on the partition is allows me to get though about 3% then gives me an error and aborts Instal... Does this mean that the HD has bad Sectors?


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Try to install in any other partitions because if u had already installed vista in C Drive , u can't install Xp in that drive due to OSformat change.

Try it and then consult
Try removing and re-installing the hard drive, then try to format the drive. If it will not format, the drive is probably unusable. Replacement hard drives for laptops are reasonably inexpensive and easy to replace. Remove the drive, if it is connected with about 40+ pins in two rows, it is an IDE drive. If it has about a 1.5 inch wide plastic connector, it is a SATA drive. Buy the largest drive your friend can afford and install it. He will then get a longer service life for his laptop and more storeage space.
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