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MS will not let me reload XP Pro

My computer was damaged by a virus so I decided to purchase a copy of Windows XP Pro and to do a complete reload. My current OS is the media version.

Before the attack I was at SP3 and had automatic updates.

So I started to reload but MS would not let me proceed because I had a version later than SP2. It suggested that I boot from the CD. Tried that - everything went well for a ferw moments and then it decided that I had no hard disc (despite the fact that it was loading drivers, etc.)! So everything stopped.

This must not be unique - can someone help?

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Try to use a another hdd. maybe your recent hdd is intermittent.

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