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System unable to find hard disk

Hai,

i am not able to install xp in my laptop,
disk is formatted
partition completed
now system unable to find hard disk
have tried win98 also
win 98 starts and gives error not sufficient memory.
please help reply me on vthakar@mict.poports.co.in

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  • vthakar Nov 05, 2008

    2 gb ram

    160 gb hard disk

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What kind of laptop do you have? how mutch memory do u have?
XP can be very very hard to instal on old laptops with smal memorys.
Download the program "memtest from http://www.memtest.org and check your memosticks
Did u change the settings so your laptop starts from cd-driver and not from your harddisk?

You should been able to start the instalation even if u cant complete it if you are short of memory

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