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Should I try and swap Cd drives? Hardware too new? mqudsi, Oct 23, 2012 #2 jayjonbeach New Member Joined: Oct 22, 2012 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 Computer Guru said: ↑ Make sure to disable AHCI/NCQ in the this is bad unless you know it's defective.If it is re-booting the CD, it will go back to stage 1. have a peek at this web-site
never prompted to boot from CD drive. Once the format operation is complete, close the Format dialog box to return to My Computer, double-click the drive C icon to access the root directory, and copy the following three Edited by Ztruker, 08 February 2009 - 03:20 PM. onemorebeer View Public Profile Find all posts by onemorebeer #8 April 27th, 2005, 02:04 AM Murf Moderator Join Date: Oct 2001 O/S: Windows 10 Home Location: Newport News https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/window-s-xp-won-t-finish-installing-516664/
aford10Jul 12, 2010, 12:39 PM This next topics has been merged by Aford10 Oem windows xp starts to install then seems start over again, help! how exactly can i do the conversion? Follow what he says and you won't go wrong. If it goes well, then it will ask for the CD again, at which point, you push it back in.
At that point i hadn't attempted the master/slave harddrive option so i told him i'll just take my tower back (I didn't want to get charged for a risky operation which This would keep looping over and over again. by R. solved Brand new XP install won't in stall ANY Windows updates solved windows XP won't re install with my disk.
do I need to use "OEM pre-installation tools"? I installed two different hard drives and had the same problem. Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP. 5. Topic Tools #1 April 25th, 2005, 02:14 AM onemorebeer New Member Join Date: Apr 2005 Posts: 5 XP won't finish installing, keeps looping Hi, I've been trying to
Once this occurs, the partition boot sector takes over and begins loading Windows. Look for the part with the underscores (EX: bad_pool_caller). Glad to hear it worked. On this one, I did not install Internet 8 before the service pack 3 update, but did make sure all the virus protection was turned off before install and the installation
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- http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic8356.html Dec 23, 2004 #3 Adrenal1ne204 TS Rookie Topic Starter thanks for the tip but the thing is i can't install it because i can't get to the next step
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- I have a drive image for the original XP installation created with Paragon Drive Backup that I had hoped to use to restore everything once I got XP installed, but I
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I have just been trying to see if the installation will complete on its own and have left it running now for about six hours. anchor But the old hard disk was 80 GB but the PC had the same problem. As for the extra drives maybe someone will buy that for a few bucks off me? I did use the SP2 disc that I was using to do this, so nothing must have been wrong with the disc as I figured.
Thank you Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 10 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops http://winnthosting.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-sp2-installation-problem.html Dec 28, 2004 #16 HoopaJoop TS Rookie Posts: 90 I don't think you can. Press any key to continue.So I give up for now. Is something else about my computer that can't handle win 7 and other stuff?
Find all posts by Murf #9 April 27th, 2005, 02:15 AM pappamike Senior Member Join Date: Dec 2003 O/S: Windows XP Pro Age: 72 Posts: 100 loop problem I can try pulling that. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Source Then, if you wish, you can do the same thing with your old harddrive.
Back to top #8 techextreme techextreme Bleepin Tech BC Advisor 2,125 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Pittsburgh, PA Local time:03:45 AM Posted 26 June 2009 - 10:03 AM Wonderful news. Now, select the Safe Mode item from the menu and press [Enter]. solved Windows XP Won't Install After Slipstreaming Drivers?
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do not put the cd back in unless it's asked for.I have seen where leaving the cd in will cause a loop because you are booting off the cdrom.You have boot also would the fact that there are two windows xp os's on one hard drive(old one) affect it functioning? Please check installation med solved Windows XP won't install on Asusc K8N-e solved Clean Install from XP Pro to 7 Pro with OEM COA? You could check the HDD with the mfg check utility.
I'll ask the other Mods to look at this thread. So if there's a problem rooted in the Boot.ini file, it can render Windows XP incapable of booting correctly. Am using floppy to load image back. have a peek here It looks like it's still installing (green dots are still moving and tips are still changing) but nothing is happening.
Since you began another install / upgrade, that option is no longer available to you. So, I didn't know at the time but in the Bios Sata Native mode was disabled, and I proceeded to install.