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Error Loading Operating System

I installed Windows XP Pro on my new computer that had Vista Already installed on it (but not activated). I put in the cd and restarted my computer and formatted, when it restarted my computer at the end of the format, it said ''Error Loading Operating System''. And it would no longer boot from the cd, so I couldnt reattempt the format or reinstallation.

Any Help regarding this would be greatly appreciated, this is really making me mad, just got the thing.

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Hi,
its prasant,
As far as i know its not a big problem.
you first go to BIOS and set the boot priority.CD/DVD-ROM should be first.then hard disk.
after that place the windows CD optical drive and restart the computer and format the drive.
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The two operating systems are not compatible. I assume that you are trying to rollback to XP on the computer. The problem is to remove the Vista o/s and install XP.

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