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My DELL Laptop can't install XP, Vista, Linux

Sorry everybody, my english isn't good.
DELL Vostro Service tag 44ZRDF1
- I only install the Windows 98 operating system on it.
- When I get its HDD, plugin another Laptop and install WIndow XP. Then I plug HDD for it. I can't start up Normal Window, only start up in mode Safe Mode but when plug USB disk is fail operating system .
- I think that My Laptop's motherboard was error at chip ICH.


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  • nnthanglong May 30, 2008

    Detail problem:
    - Three month ago, My laptop suddenly failed when i was using.
    - I tried to install XP, Vista(include), Fedora, Ubuntu, but all of them fail (only running a half).
    - I also used Live CD Knoppix 5 version, but failed.(Message error: Can't find KNOPPIX filesystem, sorry. Dropping you to busybox shell)
    - Install Win98, Win Me is okie. but no driver for device
    - Get HDD and plug another system and installed window XP. After plug back laptop is only start up with safemode and fail when plug RamDisk(USB).

    - I also bring to service repair to check. They said that CHIP ICH fail, but they didn't have CHIP or mainboard to replace.




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I sold this laptop a few month ago.
After sale, i knew, Laptop's CPU was wrong.

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I think i know what yr saying. if u installed the xp into yr hard disk from a diff system then brings it back to yr system it possibly will not work cos these board were not made of the same chips. i dont think yr motherboeard is bad i think yu have just done the wrong thing.
if yu can tell me yr problem in details i will tell u what to do.
thank u

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