Hi i am rushing as i type because i am on the verge of a nervous breakdown. here is what happened i am summing up very vast i have dell inspiron 547 i think maybe the name is wrong. windows 7 ultamite 64 bit so i tried to dual boot, install windows xp to use sometimes and win 7 sometimes. so i went to partitions in that thing they give you, shrunk my c: by 150 gigs, so there was space for xp. then i put in my xp CD. when i went to install it, only partition available was C: not the new one i made (Q so i was like oh well whatever, and turned it off and took out the CD. when i restarted it wouldnt start, i knew something just seriously broke instantly. the windows xp cd would not even recognize the keyboard. so then i put in the dvd i made when i first got the computer, to restore it somehow to magically make everything back to the way it was. the dvd gave me an error when i hit restore. great backup. so then i put in the reinstallation dvd that came with the computer, the dell 64 bit win 7 installation then i went to repair blah blah automatically. it said there was a corrupt something and it completed the fix with success, then i hit restart and the boot dvd keeps coming up before the operating system, should i take out the dvd and try to see if it worked or do something else? i am only 16 but i know a lot about computers and this one was $1500 and i have things on the hard drive that mean the world to me but you know things happen so someone PLEASE PLEASE I BEG help me i need advice ANYTHING PLEASE. sorry for typing so horribly.