Ubuntu took over my computer and i cannot ref

Hewlett-packard Compaq presario cq61-410...
July 6, 2011 at 14:28:43
Specs: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 3gig
Ubuntu took over my computer and i cannot reformat it,it keeps coming up with the bue screen error please help :L

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#1
July 6, 2011 at 14:45:44
Boot it with gparted.

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#2
July 6, 2011 at 16:19:37
How are you trying to reformat?

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#3
July 6, 2011 at 17:44:09
trying to format with XP disk

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#4
July 6, 2011 at 20:22:11
You need to wipe out the partitioning, create new partitions, THEN format.

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#5
July 6, 2011 at 22:36:21
Yeah but i cannot delete partition at all i cant do anything the comp rejects it and when i reformat blue screen error

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#6
July 6, 2011 at 22:43:41
Gparted isnt working

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#7
July 7, 2011 at 02:32:58
ok got rid of ubuntu and gave up on XP but i got vista and i keep getting : error code 0x80010017 what can i do?

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#8
July 7, 2011 at 05:25:35
Did you create an NTFS partition on the drive with whatever boot disc you used?

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#9
July 7, 2011 at 13:19:03
Run memtest or memory diagnostics.

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#10
July 7, 2011 at 14:24:20
What does a mem test have to do with it? He just doesn't know how to create a partition.

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.


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#11
July 7, 2011 at 14:34:03
"Yeah but i cannot delete partition"

How are you trying to do it? If you want to install XP, boot off the XP disk, "press any key" when you see the prompt, then follow the instructions. When you get to the screen about partitions, press D to Delete, press L to confirm - you will then have unpartitioned space. Press C to create a new partition, then format as NTFS (full). This shouldn't need to be explained to you, it's right on the screen in front of your face.

"What does a mem test have to do with it?"

If he's getting blue screen errors, he may have a hardware problem & it may be memory related. There's only one way to find out - test the RAM by running memtest86 or memtest86+.


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#12
July 7, 2011 at 18:11:59
Both xp and vista installs fail. That to me means time to start hardware diags of some kind.

1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.


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#13
July 10, 2011 at 19:33:23
Yeah i did but that error came up

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#14
July 11, 2011 at 13:33:43
Did you run memtest????????????

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1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.


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#15
July 22, 2011 at 05:57:55
In my opinion, blue screen means hardware problem.

Run memtest, as previously stated.

If you can't delete the partition using gparted, Live CD http://gparted.sourceforge.net/live...

I'd suspect Hard disk problem.

Go to the hard disk manufactures site to get test tool.

Or just ignore this, along with the other posts giving you advice.

A thank you would be nice, if I have helped.


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