Issues re-installing windows on my desktop
Posted on 2006-11-03
i built my desktop about two months ago maybe less and one day my system showed up a ton of errors programs stopped working windows randomnly shut down, etc.
i decided the best idea was to do a fresh install because trying to fix the probelm is way to complicated.
now i have a clean drive or at least i think i do. i deleted all partitions and reformatted the drive however windows fails to copy multiple files during the setup directly after it formats.
This leads to errors with windows. below i am pasting more details of the problems i am having.
-I'm back because errors and my pc just go together
-just did a fresh install and had all up and running but im getting the same errors i did last time around
-Installers aer telling me they can't find .cab files and there is a problem with the medium i am running them on.
-each time i start windows i get a error report saying windows has just recovered from a serious error as well as this, Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience
-Windows is randomnly shutting itself down and restarting
-my sound doesn't work
-i have a desktop with a WD Caviar SE 16 500gb hdd
-4gb ram , 7600 graphics card, creative sound card, Windows xp with sp2 ,student media copy
-i already have installed this on this hdd before without problems no other os has been on there
-i recieved errors with copying files during xp setup which has ultimately resulted in a disfunctional version of windows
-i have tried recover console and ran CHKDSK /R before i installed and still got the same problems
-also recieving little yellow popus in the bottom right saying a windows file is corrupt (recieved many of them)
-sometimes when i restart it will shutdown properly but then run checkdisk and find multiple corrupt files delete them and restart and after restart get an unexpected error and just shutdown
whats the best course of action at this juncture PLEASE HELP ME RESOLVE THIS