XP setup was unable to format the partition

January 4, 2011 at 03:08:37
Specs: Windows XP2, intel core2 duo,1gb ram
I have just got a new and system yesterday and try to install windows with it.
when i try installing windows xp32 or 64 i'll get the following message

setup was unable to format the partition. the disk may be damaged.
make sure the drive is switched on and properly connected to your computer. if the disk is a scsi disk, make sure your scsi
devices are properly terminated. consult your computer manual or scsi adapter documentation for more information

you must select a different partition for windows xp. to continue, press enter.

after the " - format the partition using the ntfs file system (quick)" screen
i've try both quick and slow format and both will run to 100 % then it just jump to the

setup was unable.... screen.

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