have you tried a different cd/dvd to boot from to make sure it is not your cd/dvd drive that has failed.
"Albert" <Albert@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4EB990DC-E5FF-408F-8F4D-81FE05FAF5DB@microsoft.com...
Just today i purchused a copy of Windows Vista Home Premium Upgrade
Academic,I choose Custom Instalation, everything was doing well until my
computer restarted,displaying this:
So i restarted my computer to see if that would fix it but it didnt, i've
tried using the Windos XP disk to format my hard drive except it wouldnt even
boot from it( and i have checked that it boots from CDROM before hardrive in
the BIOS settings) its almost like its posesed or somthing because my old
computer( the one iam using now)can boot from the disk fine. I've tried going
back to Windows XP on the boot menu but that just crashes my computer. I've
tried using Norton GoBack to reverse this but it doesnt have any data
entries. So basicly I'am Stuck, anyone got any suggestions? It would be most