Reformatting hard drive with corrupted OS Tags: Configuration Windows XP Hard Drives Format Last response: July 4, 2012 1:22 PM in Windows XP Share Allan F Morton July 4, 2012 9:58:13 AM I cannot access my corrupted HDD XP is inoperable.I have my original Windows XP disk,and need to re-format my HDD.Can you provide a solution please? More about : reformatting hard drive corrupted ksiemb July 4, 2012 1:22:25 PM Allan F Morton said:I cannot access my corrupted HDD XP is inoperable.I have my original Windows XP disk,and need to re-format my HDD.Can you provide a solution please? You may not need to reformat, just repair the existing OS. Make the CD drive the 1st boot device in setup (F2). Boot from the Windows Cd and select 'r' to repair. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Reformatting hard drive with corrupted OS Forum SolvedMy OS system is corrupted beyond repair. What can i do to remove the hard drive and connect it to another computer to recover Forum Options to recover data from corrupted OS hard drive Forum SolvedRecover data from reformatted and reinstalled OS laptop hard drive Forum Reformat a corrupted external hard drive Forum Unable to reformat old OS hard drive Forum SolvedHelp reformatting the hard drive from PS4 for use in a laptop Forum SolvedReformatting a hard drive taken from another computer. Forum SolvedCorrupted media files on hard drive are playing back the wrong files (Master File Table problem)? Forum SolvedQuestion about Reformatting hard drive after RMAing MOBO Forum Adding a new hard drive and reformatting into raid Forum Reformatting my Hard drive, Any way to save me re-downloading steam games? Forum SolvedReformatting old hard drive to use as slave on xp pc Forum SolvedHard drive barely responding even after reformatting Forum SolvedCorrupted laptop hard drive? Forum SolvedIs my hard drive already corrupted Forum SolvedProblems reformatting Acer Laptop Hard drive Forum Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Forum SolvedI turned off my ps3 to early and it said it was corrupted so I took out the hard drive then put it back in to format. now it l Forum SolvedToshiba 1TB Hard Drive E:\ Is not accessable the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !