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We put in sp3 for xp and now get an endless reboot, wont read from the system recovery disk, and none of the points work for system restore to earlier date, is there anything i can do

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Load a startup boot disk from dos. type in "format c:" and then try using your system recovery disk again.
hope this helps

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