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When installing new xp pro/comp shuts off after the first reboot

Computer is a dell optiplex gx 270

in the bios.. if i set the cpu to COMPATABLE it will load the new system but will take forever...if i use NORMAL it will shutdown after the first reboot???

C. yellow light is on A.B.D. lights are all green

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Use compatiable even though it takes longer the pc is not really made for xp this will force xp on it

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