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With today's machines, that issue with SATA and more I find I must insist and demand a "XP SP2" or later CD. You think it has to do with my xp that it always freezes when installing the video driver? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Its a problem processing the drivers during a repair install.

Already have an account? I'll try using the Dell mouse instead of the other mouse, to see if that may be the issue.It could be faulty/ailing hardware. If not, that ^^ sounds like a creat suggestion Skoop Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: Valle d'Itria, Italia Registered: Aug 12, 2000Posts: 27166 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:06 am Quote:Try downloading May 10, 2006 #7 Rashoboz TS Rookie this is not freezing issue, your instalation gets stuck in an infinite loop There is a solution to this problem off course, i had

It loads up XP installation files and then tries to restart. Thank you for signing up. Compatibility concerns and ... Emkorial Ars Legatus Legionis Registered: May 11, 2000Posts: 33592 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:27 am nicknomo wrote:I've had this problem before.

More information is needed. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Bad Memory or Motherboard by steve.wilson · 10 years ago In reply to So many possibilities - S ... Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Load up the hidden system restore, and check to see if all the drivers are up to date, etc etc?If the system restore route doesn't work, I'll phone Dell, to get Register Login Posting Guidelines | Contact Moderators Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Microsoft OS & Software Colloquium Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & Tweaking

I hope someone can help me with this as I never come acros this problem before. Registered: Oct 27, 2001Posts: 14892 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:44 pm someguy86 wrote: . . . . Or is the hard drive still active? You could try a different hard drive to rule out the current drive.

Accs Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: San Diego, CA, USA Registered: Apr 16, 2003Posts: 12538 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:38 am As a WAG, I'd say you probably have some marginally Register now! Forgot your password? Start fresh, put the cd in, delete all the partions..If your xp cd does not have sp2, Make the systempartion under 120mb.

That will restore the hard drive to the condition it was in when it brand new, out of the box.You will need to retrieve all the updates from Microsoft since that check over here Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Freeman Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: I'm in a chair, on the deck, under the Portico, enjoying the breeze while sipping a soy chai.

I've gotten past this problem by doing a shift+F10 during the install and looking at the XP install logs (setupapi.log?). Would anyone know if a replacement disc would cost money; if so. I think Freeman was hoping there may be another way to install XP, via a hidden hard drive partition. his comment is here Cloud compatibility concerns bust hopes of widespread cloud bursting Want to use cloud bursting as a standby for when your business has compute spikes?

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Remove any PCI network cards, sound cards, USB adaptors and modems from the motherboard. Disconnect ALL printers, scanners, speakers, hubs etc. That is the method for accessing the hidden system restore routine.Just to clarify, what should I do after I access the OOBE? It's got the features if you are willing ...

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May 7, 2006 #1 stoeptegeltje TS Rookie hello try to get with a floppy in to dos and run fdisk make one big one activate it and dont run windows xp I know it is a hardware problem with XP drivers not installing but, I need someone to analize my SETUPAPI.LOG that I posted eariler. weblink Apr 3, 2008 #8 Nirkon TS Enthusiast Posts: 202 try a different windows cd maybe?

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. It drug on for over a week back and forth with them.I did the same thing, re-partitioned and formatted my drive, but it did no good.Good luck. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse Anyfurther info would be helpful? No, create an account now.

Reset Post Submit Post Search Related Discussions 0 Overheating GPU, can I fix this anyway ? Let me know and I'd be happy to include the information here.Is your computer still freezing, stopping, or rebooting during the Windows startup process? Since that method of fixing important Windows files is non-destructive, make certain that you've tried that before the completely destructive, last-resort clean install in this step.Tips & More InformationDid I miss thing (for the lack of a better term) on the bottom righthand corner seems to conclude that it's thinking.

by ccu_geometro · 10 years ago In reply to Bad Memory... It successfully formats the drive (NTFS). Login Register Techtarget Network News Features Tips More Content Answers Buyer's Guides Essential Guides Opinions Photo Stories Podcasts Quizzes Tutorials Sponsored Communities Learn PowerShell SearchWindowsServer Topic Microsoft Windows Server Management Career ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed.

Retail XP Pro will not install on certain HP machines and other proprietary boxes. From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Set the Boot Order: Your CD drive as 1st device and your hard drive as 2nd.Insert Windows XP Disc and exit the BIOS saving your changes.At the first Boot Screen, keep

Repair your Windows installation. Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 2 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply Please login. See How To Fix a Blue Screen of Death instead of this guide.Important: If your PC is in fact booting to the Windows login screen, you see any kind of error

May 8, 2006 #4 stoeptegeltje TS Rookie hello my pc is not overclockt sow that is not the problem and i don`t now if i have dma (or some thing )