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INSTALLATION FAILURE MY LAPTOP SWITCHES OFF AFTER LOADING FILES DURING EARLY STAGES OF WINDOWS OS SETUP-IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE STARTING WINDOWS STAGE

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  • lungowe Feb 04, 2008

    the problem was either not understood or was not stated properly

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Oh no!! there's a possibility that it has a virus contiained on your hard drive. If you have rescue disk( comes with a floppy drive), insert it before booting up your computer. Run setup of your rescue disk then follow instructions of the certain program on how to virus scan your PC on DOS setup.

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Try the Installation after formatting the Hard Disc (Clean Install) and also check the Installation CD for Viruses. It is assumed here that you are not talking about the system restart during Installation which is the obvious thing during the Installation. If it is so then boot your pc when it restarts after getting the Instalattion disc out of the CD Drive.

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