problem reinstalling xp

  nobbyhigo 14:43 PM 14 Apr 11
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i am trying to reinstall xp pro on my desktop . Thing is we go through the procedure ok until it needs to copy files . then it comes uyp with unable to load such and such file and they are quite a few so i quit then start again same thing . Ihave used the disc not so long ago and it wass ok Had to reinstall , my grandson got the thing in a mess .Could that be the problem and hard drive become that corrupt .can someone give me a direction thanks nobby

  Strawballs 14:48 PM 14 Apr 11

That should not make any difference, I assume you are booting from disc?.

Try cleaning the disc it might have got dirty.

  nobbyhigo 14:50 PM 14 Apr 11

tried that but i will give another go

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:05 PM 14 Apr 11

Also try running a lens cleaner through the DVD drive

  nobbyhigo 15:01 PM 15 Apr 11

ok i have cleaned and fettled and now i am in a right state monitor shows NTLDR missing . Just thought would it be easier for me to get a £ 10 hard drive of auction site thats formatted and good to go . its only messin about Pc for my grandson regards nobby

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:05 PM 15 Apr 11
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