How come my Dell Optiflex 780 keeps giving a me a blue screen when I try to format it?

by on November 1, 2011

Q: i was given a new computer that was used for advertising. I have been trying to format the hard drive and keep getting a blue screen.

The comp is a dell optiflex 780 and it is running on windows.

I have two sets of disks one is an operating system for dells a reinstallation cd for windows xp. the other is somewhat the same.

I have tried to reformat the drive and all I get is a blue screen when it gets to starting windows now.

please help


One Response to “How come my Dell Optiflex 780 keeps giving a me a blue screen when I try to format it?”
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    I’ll need the error message and the technical information from the blue screen message. So all the information in the red boxes: http://i.imgur.com/80xSY.jpg