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Also heard that if you modify any of the defaults settings in the installation process it could cause these problems? Before this problem occured I didn't install anything new (no driver, no update...), just read some blogs. I pressed the F5 key as you suggested which did open the computer type window which I scrolled up to "Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) Computer" and selected it. It has recently ground almost to a halt so I decided to upgrade my harddrive and install Windows XP home edition. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-clean-install-without-cd.html

I have been reformatting both of the drives on another computer and trying each of them in the installation process. 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. Source(s): Windows XP repair site on the Internet and personal experience with repairing Windows XP share|improve this answer answered Sep 30 '09 at 8:48 Ivo Flipse♦ 20.9k2689142 I guess Can I use Shield Spell to protect me from other attacks than just physicals and magic missiles? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-home-edition-hangs-on-fresh-install.37367/

within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Thanks. #1 Gustavus, Nov 20, 2007 Loading... The PC ran like a beast up until recently, when it started to slow down.

  1. Or from cmd, or from disk management , while you are in windows?
  2. I have left the laptop for hours only to see it at the very same position.
  3. Is it a bootable thing? 12-19-2005, 08:25 AM #12 whodat Troubled Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 6,168 OS: XP yes, either a floppy or cd http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?swid=1 12-19-2005,
  4. It is possible that the problem is with the motherboard, but I can't even guess at how that could be. #10 Gustavus, Nov 21, 2007 robisbell Banned Joined: Oct 27,
  5. Also, for those of you who aren't too computer savvy, one way to back up your data without worries is use a separate hard drive, preferably an external USB/Firewire drive.
  6. Windows setup proceeds to the point where Setup says "Setup is starting Windows".

What I did : restored to a previous restore point (successfully). 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 ... I wondered why, and tried to run my install CD for my wireless nic, but no luck there. I am heading out to get a chipset fan right now to see if my Abit board is fine and will install XP.

Nothing important detected. Join the community here. Either use an external drive and unplug it when you are online, or use a second computer for the Internet and transfer files from it after you download them. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/xp-fresh-install-freezes-at-format-81166.html Latest: DixyCrat, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:32 AM Politics and News Europe fighting back Latest: DarthKyrie, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:32 AM Politics and News Most overrated food Latest: MetalMat, Mar

Who is the oldest character in Harry Potter? Didn't expect any, but then it was something to be checked. Usually it is ACPI or Multi-Processor ACPI for Intel Hyper-Threading/Core2 Duo and AMD Dual-Core Processors. I have installed XP over 10 times on this machine without problems, except when I had a USB device hooked into the computer it would give me a BSOD.

The machine booted into windows just fine, though it made me do an activation of windows first. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/93371-Installation-Hangs-(XP-Pro-SP2-) system requirements error Computer Help Aug 21, 2016 Fixing up a Windows 10 install Computer Help May 20, 2016 Windows 10 tries to forcibly install an Intel Driver which crashes. Then choose the one u want to install XP on and choose the NTFS (quick) option After it's done it will take you back to the format screen, format the same Well, let me begin with a little background on the PC.

If you want to do a clean install then use your Win cd to boot into recovery console (press r while cd loads) and format from cmd, with this command line:format http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-on-shutdown.html How do u run the diagnostics without an OS on the system? All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: However immediately after the "Setup is starting Windows" message appeared, the screen went black and stayed that way.

I use it on Windows 7, but I never used it under XP (stupid me). Of course I checked that the correct end of the cable was connected to the motherboard. Posts: 916 Joined: 10/27/2007 hmm, no,Click to expand... :laugh: #16 Old Hippie, Nov 21, 2007 robisbell Banned Joined: Oct 27, 2007 Messages: 3,621 Likes Received: 0 I just use my http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-hjt-log.html After purchasing I upgraded the video card to a decent AGP GeForce card so that it could run my widescreen resolution on the new 20.1" Dell widescreen monitor I got for

More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About This makes sense because this is what you chose in the F5 screen back in set-up. Advertisement food7 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 1, 2005 Messages: 60 Well, I am trying to install xp on this good friend of mine's machine that took a dive last week.

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

Similar Threads - Solved Computer install Computer keeps crashing various errors Bargainhunterbrown, Feb 15, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 15 Views: 780 blues_harp28 Feb 28, 2017 Could someone tell me When it freezes, take note of what driver is trying to be loaded, then use google to look it up. Installation goes through almost smoothly, then at 7 minutes left, halfway through the Saving Settings bar, it freezes, no response from mouse keyboard ect. I had a virus and zeroed out the drive, since two days before I had performed the bi-annual clean install that I do every 6 months, there wasn't much to lose

etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:25 AM Dual Boot XP & 7 mopargary19355 replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:17 AM Email address change etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:00 I had one PC (with XP) that got stuck occasionally on the loading screen, the problem then got more frequent and it finally started to stop at different points immediately after Are you sure the HDD was really what is wrong with the machine ? this content I did not get a chance to check, but I am posting this here in case someone else experiences this problem some day.

Your hard disk have problem. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Make Sure you . . .