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I suggest contacting Samsung technical support and seeing if they do have a utility of that nature available. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Here is what I did if anyone with a Samsung HDD needs to see this in reference: I created a boot up CD with BCD and added the application HUTIL. Is it at all possible for me to circumvent this issue by creating a partition on the drive, copying the I386 folder to the hard drive, and attempting an installation then? navigate here

Works just fine now. Ask a question and give support. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Small files seem to be ok; it seems to happen about 20 to 60 seconds into the file copying on large files. Ask a question and give support.

Edited: Update: I just got my first freeze when I was looking at a video from defensivedriving.com and it ended up freezing near the end of the video so that dismisses No, create an account now. Some specs: GIGABYTE GA-7VT600P-RZ VIA KT600 DDR400 AMD Athlon XP 3200+ 1 GB PC3200 DDR400 Ram Nvidia FX5500 256MB DDR 8X AGP LiteOn 52x32x52 CD-RW / 16x DVD-ROM Combo Drive During Join the community here.

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now cleverhandle Diamond Member Joined: Dec 17, 2001 Messages: 3,566 Likes Received: 3 After the initial hardware detection and partition selection, the Windows XP install hangs while copying driver.cab. Ask a question and give support. You may also...

get to the OEM website. Stay logged in Sign up now! I'll try setting the multiplier back to auto and give the ACPI HAL a shot, though. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

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TechSpot is a registered trademark. check over here Hey presto, one copy of Windows XP currently installing. But, a mate gave me an idea. The disk shows up in the BIOS scan as U160, and I can access it fine both in DOS and Linux.

Trying to carry on two different problem solving conversations in the same thread is confusing and counterproductive. Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Software > Operating If it is, put it back to default speed and install. his comment is here Anyway often the file that was transferring when the PC crashed was the SATA drivers from the floppy.

The only thing I have found so far is the following link, but I am not sure if I understand what's being talked about or how to use the smartdrv command No, create an account now. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

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Fileit - It was a fluke. The symptoms is when the mouse stopped responding, the system won't respond, and the keyboard only accepts about 2-4 keystrokes before it stops as well (I can tell by pressing the Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Aug 9, 2005 #7 Shortnstumpy TS Rookie Benji, Some Gigabyte boards have BIOSs with flash facilities within them (like mine), not sure about your exact model.

I think it was my hard drive though. USRRTOSA.DLL and subsequent USR files always hangs the XP installation. But, a mate gave me an idea. weblink Now, driver.cab is a pretty huge file (like 75 MB), so I'm guessing that it's causing problems either with the RAM or the disk, and since the only new things here

Thanks for the info. PS: The freeze problem was on my old hard drive for about 6 -8 months now. the opposite of what you did to begin with Benji (disconnecting everything except keyboard & monitor). I was getting that same error with my system before (1500T laptop), what I did was when you need to press F6 for the SCSI card during setup, press the F5

What i suggest is to try a single stick of memory or if only have one stick try a diffrent one, That is what i think the issue could be. Once we get windows installed on the computer properly, then we can troubleshoot the rest of your problems. Let me know if it worksClick to expand... Nov 5, 2010 #2 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,024 +381 It could be a RAM issue.

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