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IRQ Error on Windows Setup

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So, my brother's hard-drive disk doesn't want to boot into Windows XP thru safe or default mode, it just restarts. Thinking the error may have been on the system, I tried to head into Windows Setup and format the HDD. However, now a IRQ problem is showing up stating IRQ_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL.

I honestly have *no* idea what that means, but I have tried setting default BIOS mode and nothing works. I inspected the BIOS settings and everything seems fine. Any idea what could of happened with the hard drive?

P.S: The problem arised yesterday; he was playing TES IV Oblivion and couldn't save or load. All his saves had dissapeared and when he tried to safe no save would appear.
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Any help, please?
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