Invalid partition table

  Aznagroth 04:40 31 Jan 04
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I get this on my screen when I try to load windows after I have formatted my harddisk and reinstalled windows. I use windows XP home edition. Why do I get this message? And what can I do about it?

- Aznagroth

  Diodorus Siculus 08:26 31 Jan 04

Can you load windows fully?

You may need to reformat / repartition the disk - boot with the XP CD and follow the options.

  Aznagroth 12:28 01 Feb 04

I'm unable to load windows. I don't know how to repartition the disk when not in windows. I have tried to reformat, but seems like I have to try both fat32 and ntfs.

  Aznagroth 08:13 02 Feb 04

Aren't there anyone who know anything about this??

  Diodorus Siculus 08:19 02 Feb 04

click here for a guide to installing XP. It will show how to install from CD, partiton etc.

  Chegs ® 08:54 02 Feb 04

What are you using to format the hdd,if its anything other than XP cd,its not creating the correct file table,hence the error.If you are using the cd to format,then I'm lost as to what else you could try.

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