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I m unable to install xp on dell vostro 1015 with 2 gb ram and intel core 2 duo cpu (t6570) ( the laptop came with preinstalled windows 7 and i have also successfully installed red hat linux 5 server edition ) the xp set up terminates after displaying a msg that a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. if this screen appears again, follow these steps: check for viruses on your computer.Remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers. check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated. run chkdsk /f to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

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If you try to run XP setup without changing the BIOS SATA setting to ATA mode, setup will BSOD with an 0X0000007B error. Make sure the SATA setting in the BIOS is ATA...

you will get this error when you will be booting your system from CD and windows installation will be in first step.

to resolve it, go to BIOS setting-->change BIOS SATA setting to ATA mode--->apply changes-->insert windows CD and restart the system-->press f12--->nd boot from CD....hope u will be able to resolve it.

Posted on Oct 23, 2010

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...few seconds to switch off my laptop. Now my laptop is not starting. I see complete blank screen. I tried booting with CD, but no luck. The LED for power is on. The LED for harddisk

Posted on Nov 19, 2011

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The Vostro 1015 needs Windows XP Service pack 2 or higher. You can slipstream a copy from the web and create a SP2 copy from your SP1 copy.

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

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