So what your saying is you used a program to wipe the drive completely and
then partitioned (?) it.
With the Vista CD you would need to format those partitions ...or if the
are not visible to Vista you need to partition and format with the Vista CD
the following website has detailed instructions with screenshots
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"tweety1001" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I was trying to do a reinstall of the os. I did dban to wipe the drive
> clean. Then but the OS cd. I did try to statup reapair off the cd.
> BUt it does not reconise that the hard drive had been partitioned.