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Installing xp sir pls help me because i could not install windows xp on my pc. but I can only install windows 98 the specs is p4 1.6 ghz asrock m266a 256mb 40gb 300w psu

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Re: installing xp

There could be a memory problem on your pc.

If your cd is damaged or some part of it is unreadable, there will be a message on the screen to tell you that there is/ are corrupt file/s that could not be read. This will prevent the installation to continue.

But in your case, the computer stops the copying process and then hangs. The set-up process uses some memory to copy the files and proceed with the installation.

Bad memory could be the reason why the installation process could not continue.

Try replacing the installed memory module with another memory module that is known working then proceed with the installation.

If the installation is successful, you must replace your memory module. I recomend 512 mb of memory for windows xp.

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Re: installing xp

What i can suggest u is(1) boot from the cd first to do that at the starting of booting press del key in keyborad and u will go to cmos there u change the first boot priority to the cdrom then save and exit the setup put the xp cd in cdrom restart the computer and it will show like boot from cd windows xp... press enter it will boot and then follow the instructions or (2) else if u alredy have any operating system working on ur comp then go to the operating system and then put the xp cd the cd will auto run there it show u setup or install windows xp after that it will boot from there follow the instructions any of the comp can have windows xp might be u have got a non bootable disk then go to the(2)solution

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