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this disk does not contain a windows xp compatable partition

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Hey I'm now getting the error:

"this disk does not contain a windows xp compatable partition"

when I am trying to install windows xp. It doesnt matter if I delete all of my partitions and create one big one, it still gives the same error.

I've tried creating one partition and formating it in the recovery console but I tried installing windows xp after that and it gave the same error.


The disk is mbr and I am loading all the correct drivers for it (sata nvatabus that is) before installing. This is not the first time I've installed windows xp on this harddrive.


Also I recently used partition magic 8 pro to copy my harddrive onto another harddrive. I'm thinking it has something to do with that...


Can anyone help? ;)



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