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dmcgraw, if you remove the current drive's partition then establish a new partition, you will for all intense have wiped the drive from the HDD. Now you can start from scratch with a clean drive. Just be careful which partition you remove from the HDD. You don't need a special program to accomplish this.
after reformatting and reinstalling XP ive always had to search for extra drivers. found this program which had a free trail and worked for me
driver magician website
edit by mod- the above is not freeware. and member eddissonuk, please refrain from posting the same link three times in an hour. We get the feeling you're spamming.
Reference The GeekHowTo (XP INTEL CHIPSET SATA HARD DRIVES)
The files in this Intel Zip File must be UNzipped and Included in the XP Slipstream Installation CD made with Nlite.
This file covers most ALL 32Bit Intel Chipset Computers per the Intel Website.
WARNING - WARNING - WARNING - WARNING - WARNING
Insure one has a Complete Set of XP Machine Device Drivers and knows how to use BCDEDIT COMMAND [ BEFORE ] Installing Dual Boot XP System using above Slipstream Installation Files and HowTo.
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