Last night I tried a couple of different things.

First I tried Lucas suggestion of using a Win 7 disk to repair the install. Unfortunately my win 7 disk is for my 64 bit laptop and it won't load using my 32 bit desktop.

Next I tried creating a WinXP boot disk using a product called nLite. Using the directions I found on the web I created a CD with the SATA drivers integrated onto it, well, I thought I did. When I tried to boot using the new CD it blew right past the boot from CD option and went straight into loading windows. I'm going to try to build it again today. If that doesn't work I guess it's going to the shop. :-(

I thought ghosting the boot drive would have prevented all of this but I guess I was wrong.

Rick

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