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Xp installation problem - Compaq Presario Notebook

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  • ranjeeth_198 Jan 05, 2009

    when boot from xp cd it starts then after this start F8 scerrn not comes here blue screen comes i thnk so sata hdd driver required (this is new blank laptop)

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Let us know what the problem is before we can do anything.can you boot from disk
how far do you get
what happens and when etc

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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    tat4u Jan 05, 2009

    when you say new I assume from shop not reconditioned.ok

    no disk in tray startup ...enter setup(bios/system setup)

    select default settings save and exit.

    usually a new pc has a os already installed just need to finalise setup and register.but lets assume theres no os .

    start up with xp disk

    choose install follow instructions

    format disk install system setup.

    if youve done all this and I think maybe you have which is why Im being brief;boot from xp choose repair....at c:prompt (black screen white script)it may say c:/windows ...if you see anything else than just c:\ type in cd\ .then when you see c:\ type in fdisk and follow instructions ...this totally wipes the disk ...then format then reboot from xp ....

    xp should now load/install without problem.

    if its new and you still have prob take it back to shop and have it replaced.

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