I decided to take my nice desktop that was sitting on the floor doing nothing and remove Fedora and reinstall my $150 license of Windows XP OEM that was also sitting around rotting. I stuck the XP CD in the drive and after the notice stating that setup was inspecting my computer the screen went blank. After a few retries I popped the case and reseated some of the connections. Again, no luck. I searched Google and confirmed by suspiscion that it had to do with the Fedora partitions. I found a copy of MaxBlast in one of my CD wallets and formatted and repartitioned the drive. On the next attempt it went into the Windows XP setup screen. I thought it was very typical of Windows XP to not bother spitting out an error message to let me know why it was freaking out.

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Multi-Media Server (MMS), Projects, Tips, Windows

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