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Windows XP logo testing

HELP! I am trying to load an external DVD player on my windows XP PC, and the logo testing will not let me load the software. The dvd player IS designed for XP. The "ignore logo test and install anyway" option is selected in the hardware setup menu. I have tried everything suggested by the windows website to fix this problem. This is a problem with other software and drivers I have tried installing on this computer. This has also been an issue since I had to FDisk and reinstall windows. Anyone have any ideas????

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  • alyhs Jul 27, 2008

    Clarification: The model of the external DVD is HP DVD1040. I have Windows XP Home edition.

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  • Gary Luis
    Gary Luis May 11, 2010

    Sounds as if you have a policy to deny unsigned drivers to your system. Is this HOME or PROFESSIONAL?

  • Jamie Lynn Belanger Banta

    What is the model of the external DVD player?


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Also, try installing the drivers in Safe Mode logged in as Administrator.(default is no password)

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