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Reformatting problem hello ...i just wanna ask only if what happen why i cant reformat my computer i use windows XP professional service pack 2 for my OS ..but after i boot then my pc restart then it continue to open my windows and not reformating..i hope u can help me ...

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  • Charita Gerero
    Charita Gerero Oct 26, 2008

    i mean after in BIOS my pc restart then screen say press any key so i press any key but cannot continue or enter to setup for reformatting ..i have 3 cd OS but its all same wen i try to reformatting ..still cant continue ...

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Hello sir....i have a solution to your problem....
solution: insert the OS cd into CD drive and restart your system ,keep pressing F2 key enter into BIOS setup then goto the boot menu then select boot priority option and give 1st priority to CD drive...save the settings and exit...restart your system and dont press any key...you will enter into windows installment screen...i hope my suggestion will be helpfull.

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Do you mean that you are re-loading windows? if you are when it reboots after re-loading and it says boot/start with cd-rom support do not press enter again or anything else for that matter because if you do it will keep taking you through the whole process again. Once it has loaded and reboots do not press anything it will start windows( even though it gives you the option to start with cd-rom support - just ignore it), itself and take you to the welcome screen etc... once this happens you can take the disk out.

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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    Debs Oct 26, 2008

    try changing your boot options in bios. enter bios by pressing delete or f1 depending which pc you have and go to boot options. change boot options to cd on all options then it will be forced to pick up your cd version of windows.

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