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winnt system 32 corrupt Help me please

by songbirdofna1 / October 26, 2013 5:50 AM PDT

I recently bought a used computer with windows professional 2000 on it. However I couldnt do many things because I couldnt update the browser or the flash. so I found an old cd of mine for windows xp installation. I had to keep skipping stuff because it couldnt find the path to install.
long story short, I messed the computer up. when I went to restart it, it said winnt/system32/config/system is corrupt or damaged. so now it wont even open windows.
I ordered a windows 2000 prof cd to re-install, but how do I get rid of the xp and will that intefere with me re-installing the win 2000?

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When you start the installation process,
by glb613 / October 26, 2013 6:45 AM PDT

there will be the option to format the hard drive.

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Why not start fresh?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2013 6:45 AM PDT

Just delete the drive partitions and try again?

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