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reloading after drive format

By allofusathome ·
I have formmatted my c drive to reload XP, upgrading from ME, I can not use my F8 button to accept the agreement, neither can I reload ME as it tells me the HDCOPY is copy protected ( I think as it is in German)

Any suggestions?

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by Black Panther In reply to reloading after drive for ...

Try this method

1. Insert the Applications and Support CD into your DVD drive and restart
your machine.
2. On the restart a screen will appear "BOOT FROM HARD DISK" or "BOOT FROM
3. Press the 2 key to boot from CD.
4. Press E for English.
5. Then 2 For MS-DOS Prompt
6. Then type this command at the A "fdisk /mbr" (without quotes) And
then press Enter
7. Restart the PC.
8. Press the 2 key to boot from CD.
9. Press E for English.
10. Press 1 on the keyboard for Setup Recovery.
11. Press Enter on the first red screen after the warning.
12. Now Type in "start" and press enter to start recovery.

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