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Problem: Windows xp Sp2 or 3 installation stops/hang while on initial setup "Loading Files"... (trying to install a fresh OS to SATA HDD) Observation: DVD Rom stop, lights off; on Loading files stops in any location; no error message comes out. Action taken but no luck: 1. Tried different kinds of Windows installer (Original & Pirated). 2. Tried IDE & USB DVD Rom. 3. Tried to install OS without mouse only keyboard. 4. Tried to install OS only SATA HDD installed. 5. Tried to install OS only IDE HDD installed. 6. Bios Boot priority well managed. 7. Operating system CD used: Windows xp home original cd; Windows xp sp3 modified/pirated & Windows xp sp2 pirated; Windows xp sp3 untouched; Windows 7 Ultimate. PC Specs: Motherboard: P4M800-M7A version 7.0 (Biostar) P4M800CE-8237 (Socket 775) CPU: Intel Pentium (R) 3.0 Ghz Memory: 1Gb Kingston PC400 Video Card: 256MB NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500 HDD: Master select: 256GB SAMSUNG SAMSUNG HD253GJ (SATA) Brand new SATA II (2 Partition 115/120) Master select: 78GB Seagate ST3802110A (PATA) (No Partition) Any one can help? i'm just trying to install a fresh OS (Windows xp) on my new SATA HDD but the process stops while on "Loading Files". Thanks!

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