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  • y_bhairav Dec 08, 2008

    windows xp is not loading on x1200 . I have called so many proffesionals even they were not able to fix the problem.

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The problem is that Windows cant handle the AHCI setting in your systems BIOS. Unfortunately, the Aspire x1200 does not have that specific setting option (to change from AHCI to SATA) in the Bios, so the easiest, though a little time consuming, is to download a free copy of UBUNTU, install it using all the defaults, but set to use the full HDD. Then, after the install is complete, install WINDOWS XP. It will go in with no problems.

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Hiii :
Sir Perhaps you should re-installed again
May be viruses and malware is the reason
Baldly system needs to be installed again or to correct

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