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Win xp clean installation problem

I have problem in installing Window XP on my PC. It do hang at the point of copying the file onto the HDD. I even change the disk, the problem remains------- LABBY

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This sounds like a bad sector in the hard drive. Did you do the full NTFS format or the quick format? Big difference. The full format should pick up on the bad sector and won't be able to format the drive. Run a full format and let ke know what happens.

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HOW TO INSTALL WIN XP ON SATA HDD ON MSI K8MM -V M/B


If your copy of Win XP does not recognize the SATA drive (i.e. Early copy of XP) you will need to use the F6 option and load the SATA driver that came with the MSI mother board.

Mar 24, 2010 | MSI K8MM-V Motherboard

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Will not run xp pro i'm stuck in 2000 mode mother board is ak77 pro 133 vt8233 will not run xp pro i've been told im pretty much sol. Is this true?


If you have a valid Win XP Pro CD and want to install the operating system you'll need to format your hard disk drive. If you have allot of data on you're hard disk drive, (In Win 2000) Suggest you create a second partition within the free space of you're hdd and install windows XP Pro. Boot you're system with the XP CD. Pay close attention to the display screens. Follow the instructions for creating a second partition.
Format the new partition. (Quick). Install windows XP on the new partition. Once completed you can copy your personal data to win XP.
If you choose to keep the win 2000 partition and you do not wish to have a dual boot system than remove/delete the root files from the 2000 partition. These files; Autoexec.bat and Boot.ini. You're new XP Boot.ini should read like this;
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect /usepmtimer
Once you're satisfied an no longer need win 2000 use windows diskmgmt.msc from the run command to delete the win 2000 partition.
Win 2000 uses a FAT16 where Win XP uses the FAT NTFS.

Cheers!
Mike

Jan 07, 2010 | Acer AOpen AK77 Pro(A) (91.89A10.104)...

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I am unable to install win Xp. when trying to boot from a cd to install fresh win xp ser. 2. system reboot after copying few installation files. The Bios set up shows the Sata Hard Drive but unable to load...


your HDD may be bad. I have had a number of HDD that appear fine in the BIOS but won't format either via the install disk or separately via a Linux boot disc.(You can somtimes hear them clicking on and off [seeking])

If you are mad keen on the drive, then D/L 'Hirens Boot Disc' and boot into the DOS mode (it also has a Mini XP mode).and use the HDD format utlity 'killdisk'. This will remove anything on the drive, format it and set it up ready for a fresh install.

If Hirens Boot Disk can't see the SATA drive then its stuffed.. for sure..

Apr 16, 2009 | ASUS P5LD2-VM Motherboard

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NO INTTALEDWIN XP IN SATA HDD


you need your windows xp disc preferably slip streamed with SP 2 or SP 3 and then you should be able to install it onto your sata hard drive.

If you are having issues then you may need to extract the sata drivers onto a memory stick or floppy disk and press F6 before windows xp loads and specify to use the sata drivers which you can download from the motherboards manufacturers website generally as a zip file which you will first need to extract into a folder.

If that does not work using the memory stick you can use nlite to slipstream the drivers with your windows xp disc :

Nlite download


if you need more help post back

Apr 11, 2009 | Mercury KVM800M Motherboard

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Asus P4S800D-X mobo and sata hdd problem


I believe you need to load in the SiS 180 RAID controller for this MOBO during the Windows Install.

Do this by loading the driver onto a floppy and pressing F6 when told to do so by the windows install.

Mar 20, 2009 | ASUS P4S800D-X Motherboard

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Problem while installing Win XP Prof.


The prolem is with Windows Xp cd...
When i try to install through the Genuine Win XP cd then it works fine...
Ok...
So use the original softwares....

Feb 16, 2009 | Intel DG31PR Motherboard

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Unable to install XP sp2 on Intel D865GBF Motherboard


Maybe having trouble with a device, remove any pci or agp cards and usb devices, use built-in video until installed.

Set bios to defaults, make sure bios is latest version.

I have found this happens with a promise ultra-100tx2 and any nvidia video card.

May be a bad install cd, if you can boot it with a dos or win98 disk/CD, copy xp i386 folder to hard drive install from i386 folder on hdd by running winnt.exe

I have installed xpsp2 on about 10 d865gbf's and 2 days ago installed xp sp3 on one with no problems. may also be bad mobo.

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Not able to install win Xp


CHECK THE CMOS SETUP OF YOUR MOTHERBOARD,CHECK THE CMOS BATTERY AND MOST IMPORTANT READ YOUR MOTHERBOARD MANUAL INSTRUCTIONS

Feb 04, 2008 | Asrock M810LMR Motherboard

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