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reformat for Windows from Ubuntu

by _Windows_Man_ / November 8, 2012 6:35 AM PST

I have a dell dimension E520, I installed Linux Ubuntu on it and now that I fixed my other Windows computer I want to install windows server 2003. When I try this the "BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH" appears it says to check disk for courruption. I beleive it has something to do with the RAID DRIVER and I can't afford a new hard disk either.

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Windows 2003 is picky about hardware.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 8, 2012 11:21 AM PST

I've found a few lose all remaining hair over this. Why 2003? If it's for a class why not Virtual Box on Ubuntu and put 2003 in that?

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not for a class
by _Windows_Man_ / November 9, 2012 4:35 AM PST

I'm using it for home use, but Iwant to know if I need a new hard disk.

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If the HDD is flaky, probably.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2012 1:39 AM PST
In reply to: not for a class

But why use a RAID at all? You only have one drive?

Sorry if this is hard on you but in the BIOS did you turn off RAID?

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