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How do I install windows Xp With out the setup Freezing at the beggining

Ok i installed xp once before and then i installed a program that crashed my machine so i had to reboot when i rebooted i got back in windows but then my battery died i when i pluged it in i turned it on and the i had an error that said to use the phdisk but i dont have the restore cd so i continued to load windows but windows xp gave me the blue screen error so after that i put my windows xp pro in the notebook and booted up and the setup loaded the drivers but all it said was "setup is starting windows". ive tried home,and pro, but i get the same problem and later i just installed me and lived with it until i couldnt use some programs. then i inserted my xp pro to try again then i installed it on me half way then xp wanted me to reboot to finnish the rest so i did and i got the phdisk error again ignored it and tried to finish but it said "Starting Windows" and froze again

Can ya help?

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  • Zyro13 Mar 09, 2008

    no theres nothing on the HD i need but i do need the drivers and stuff..is it okay if u send the files to my email

    zyro13@gmail.com

    If u can thanks

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This could also be the issue. Hope you were able to solve the problem already.

The presario 1275 was made in 1999, and it is more than likely the CMOS battery. this was the problem on a unit I recently repaired.

Replace the CMOS battery. If you are inclined to do it yourself, you should be able to find instructions online to disassemble the laptop yourself. when you do the job, be careful with the metal heat shield plate. It has many grounding tapes which should be re-secured when re-assembling the unit.

You should be able to find a replacement at Radio Shack (CR1220).

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Is there anything on the hard drive you need?
If not I could mail you a copy of compaq presario windows XP restore with drivers and apps.
Or i could e-mail them to you thru filesanywhere.com or transferbigfiles.com If this would help, let me know
mewms_14904@verizon.net

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

  • Mark Williams
    Mark Williams Mar 09, 2008

    Compaq support for this model is win95, win98, winME.
    http://h18000.www1.hp.com/cpq_support.ht...
    type in presario 1275

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