Having problems with your HP Compaq EVO D510 Intel Desktop PC - Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz, 512 DDR, 40GB HDD, CD-ROM, 10/100 LAN, ?

Boot pc problem 2

\015 I hav a compaq pc d510 sff evo pent 4 which i got second hand and i upgraded memory and hard drive ide. it has a floopy i just ant to turn off but i think its a prine drive and when i use my windows xp disc it wont boot but i dont havea windows boot disk ? do i need one to get out of this mess. Im also learning to build computers slowly and painfully . grin. Help thanks\015\012\015\012\015\012Comment posted on Feb 04, 2009\015\012Thanks i did that and its has not helped it is loading to install xp disk but when it gets to partitons it say they are not xp compatiable they need to be format i think. first is unpartition 8 mb and second is partition 1 (FAT32) 39190 mb. an it will go no further.thank help\015

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Glad you got the problem fixed.
Yes you have to delete the partitions making one large drive and then format it in NTFS as XP is more secure in this file system and utilizes the space better.
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