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You stated "The log finishes saying "selected best compatible driver" and that indicates that you have not installed a driver and Windows is having to use a compatible driver for the Hello ladies and gents, I recently began having issues with my computer (who on this forum hasnt?). The BIOS upgrade is a good idea, by the way. I have a older Intel D915GAV motherboard and don't know what else in the BIOS i might change. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-hangs-before-login.html

This time around, the XP cd would begin the setup like normal. software to rip audio music albums... Well here is an update, on the same computer i have installed the operating system on 3 different hard drives. XP fresh install freezes at format??

Any ideas help please!!!! 0 Back to top #3 ricktendo64 ricktendo64 TEG Forum Member Members 438 posts Location:Honduras Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:44 PM Im sorry ur not geting any Already have an account? i personally did mine because the system itself started to lag, and eventually wouldnt boot into windows at all. 12-21-2005, 01:30 PM #19 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join

and check for any Bios/Setup file updates for your model. More information is needed. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Bad Memory or Motherboard by steve.wilson ยท 10 years ago In reply to So many possibilities - S ... It has recently ground almost to a halt so I decided to upgrade my harddrive and install Windows XP home edition. Disconnect ALL printers, scanners, speakers, hubs etc.

Last night I unhooked the 250 g Hitachi and hooked up a little 2.6 gig drive and xp pro media installed fine. Page 1 of 2 1 2 > « Error message | network sharing restarts computer » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You I then loaded Win98SE and that loaded fine. Nov 16, 2005 #3 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 Rick Quote" There's not much that will cause hanging in the same place over and over again like that other than a

do you think that there maybe a common thread that we have overlooked? by Mick / August 20, 2012 5:28 PM PDT In reply to: Look into... Please try the request again. Several functions may not work.

A friend said this morning to try a 50 gig partition out of 250 and see if that works. XP SP2 and even SP3 can be gotten alone and then once the original install is done, then update with SP3 that has been gotten from MS download website or other by Willy / August 20, 2012 1:53 PM PDT In reply to: xp pro repair install 32 minute hang Do you have a std. You may also...

I thought that wiping it out and starting again may be the quicker option, obviously not the most elegant however. this content Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

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range when installation of drivers occur. A recovery/restore process if that fails then you question if the discs are good. Disable ALL Serial Ports (Com1,2 etc.), Parallel Ports (LPT1), Lan, Audio, Game and Midi Ports and Raid Controllers to avoid possible conflicts.

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there is picture, be it just a black screen, but nonetheless a picture. 12-20-2005, 02:00 PM #17 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia It sat at 2% for a day, and I restarted and tried again, 4% and sat for another day, but gave me an error which I now forgot (should've wrote that Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thanks for reply. User Name Remember Me?

Well tried to install on it tonight and the same thing xp install stops with 4min remaining. I have left the laptop for hours only to see it at the very same position. Make sure the time is correct and the BIOS sees your CD drive and hard drive. check over here it may display some error, showing the fault.

XP install? Walking away and returning depends, usually I give it 15-20min. 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 After acquiring the PC, I ran my copy of GDISK on it (DoD 7 pass disk wipe utility) and ran a fresh install of XP.

Willy that you said "Only BIOS settings I've changed are disabling onboard Audio and LAN I think."Since ms_netmon is Microsoft's NETWORK MONITOR it will be looking for a network and that Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 12-17-2005, 12:02 PM #2 dai TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: west australia Posts: 78,002 OS: win 7 32x 64x PS Good Luck Edited by ricktendo64, 19 June 2006 - 11:29 PM. 0 Vista RTM Sidebar AddOn for XP/2k3 Back to top #4 MR_TMOV MR_TMOV Senior TEG Forum Member Members 7,110 i was thinkin bout the power supply though, because i read from a bunch of other threads with relating issues that the power supply was to blame.

You may want to disable any bios setting for network, like ethernet, (ports), etc. It gets past the steps where you create the name of the computer, workgroup, and the 'configuring the network' part. 12-18-2005, 03:03 AM #7 whodat Troubled Join Date: Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I then put it in and tried to install XP home using the Dell CD taht came with the laptop.

I have been through BIOS Settings, I have flashed the BIOS and also have tried installing regular XP Pro Edition and still hangs up at same spot.