install hp motherboard errors

  jhjhjh 21:39 07 Mar 2010

Hi i have installed a pentium 4 motherboard to a computer base unit Has correct Psu But can not get windows xp to install When installing xp it comes up with the error partmgr.sys is faulty or not present Also shows following not loaded H/d did have win xp on it already from prev computer M/b can not format h/d with xp disc also tried win 98 boot floppy this would not work either Also tried another H/D

Cheers John

  citadel 22:12 07 Mar 2010

i wipe used drives with kildisk then install os.

  jhjhjh 00:10 23 Mar 2010

found the H/d was faulty and had wrong type ribbon cable on motherboard boots to win xp no prob cheers

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