Satellite Pro A40 can't install windows without using recovery dvd?

Hello
I can't install windows xp pro on my A40 Pro sitting unless I have to use the recovery DVDs including family XP Edition pro.
I own a copy of xp pro, but I just can not format the hard drive either through the xp pro Setup or using third party software.
all ideas

Thanks in advance

Hello

Maybe you have an old version of your Windows XP operating system in the Microsoft Windows CD.
I guess you are not able to install the OS, because some updates and SP are missing on the CD.
You should try to include service packs of MS, and then install the operating system.

PS: I put t understand why you n t use the recovery CD. The installation is very simple and al Tosh drivers are pre-installed. OK, it s a Home version but there aren't huge differences of Pro

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