I have removed the HDD from the Aspire netbook and connected it to my Desktop. I can read the drive and used a XP install CD to reformat ALL partitions even the recovery partition ( because recovery did not work) . However it seems to install and load OK but when I go to restart the HDD IN the Aspire it comes up with blue screen errors and not run windows- would run windows on the desktop though. What is wrong? Do I need to do the XP install via a USB device with the HDD IN the Aspire only?? Cheers
I have now moved on to creating a USB to try and install direct to the netbook with HDD attachedto the netbook and now have the followig issue:
I did create a boot USB - I thought I had correctly- with I386 and all the necessary files - Used instructions on the second thread on this link:
Anyways the USB boots on the net book but I get :
C: prompt with the message 'Type the name of the command interpreter e.g. C:\windows\command.com)
I went to use fdisk.exe and nothing. I tried command.com and it said t was the wrong version so I replaced the version of command.com and reinserted the USB drive and now I get:
Please press Ctl +ALT+ DELETE to restart yout computer
Nothing is happening???
What do I do??