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I installed system mechanic professional and hit the drive scrubber button and wiped out my hard drive completely. i tried to install widows vista and i it won't allow it to install. i get a file error (0xe0000 100) and (0x773442eb) what does this mean and how can i fix the problem

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In that case it affects the file system of your hard drive that's why it fails the windows vista installation. In order to fix it you need to delete the partition of your hard drive and create a new one using a partition manager software.
If you can connect your hard drive into another computer you can perform a disk partition using the Disk Management (In Windows XP: Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management)

To help you with the procedure on "How to use Disk Management."

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309000

Using Disk Management, after creating a partition in your drive, proceed to formatting.

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This error comes usually on system with Service pack 3.
The reason why this message comes on the system is the service pack 3 is either currpted or not installed properly.

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For windows XP :- ( If you have service pack 3 installed on your system )
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1:- Remove the Service pack 3 from your computer :-
Click on start-->go to Computer--> Go to C drive ( Primary Drive )--> Go to windows -->
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If the uninstallation is succcessfull. Restart the computer and then try to install the system mechanic professional
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For windows vista :-
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Try to do windows Update and then try to install. If does not work then try to create a new user account and then
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For windows 7 :-
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