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Window Xp Pro Setup Hangs at Logo Screen after reboot

On my New Sata 320GB Hard Disk, Win XP Setup is installed, I also Formatted the hard disk partition when prompted, but after loading and copying the file, when window said Setup is now reboot your PC..

System reboots and hangs at Logo Screen , showing Window XP Logo with a Blue bar which scrolls for three times and hangs in between.

I have tried power off and then again start but it behave similarly..

Now I have tried again the installation and same things happen..

Could you please let me know what can be done..

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  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain May 07, 2009

    I have already tried this also, deleted all the partitions and then again making a fresh Partition and formatting it.. It did not help me at all..

    The installation again hangs

    Can you give some more idea..?

    Can I install the window over this Hard disk by a Pre installed Hard Disk and attaching it as Slave.. Does it run properly alone??


  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain May 08, 2009

    I will surely try this step now and will reply back to you.. Thanks for the help.

  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain May 20, 2009

    Hello Sir, thanks for suggestion but this solution fails completely.

    I have copied the files to my Hard Disk. Message prompt up while working in DOS to run the setup..
    Setup file cannot run in command prompt.

    Now tell me, how to solve this problem.


  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain May 20, 2009

    Hello Sir, thanks for suggestion but this solution fails completely.

    I have copied the files to my Hard Disk. Message prompt up while working in DOS to run the setup..
    Setup file cannot run in command prompt.

    Now tell me, how to solve this problem.


  • Puneet Jain
    Puneet Jain May 27, 2009

    After spending a month on this project, I had finally resolved the problem by Cloning the HDD. Memory Test was done and shows no error. You guys doing great job in helping others..

    Keep up the good work continue, :)


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You can try also to do reformat your hard drive as fresh unallocated one before doing formatting again to install windows. And check your installation disk for scratches.

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  • fougzki May 07, 2009

    Ok let me give another way. In your hard drive create a partition say about 2gb space, copy all files and folder from your installer disk into the created partition. You can done this as your new hd as external drive from another computer, for easy copying of files. Or in DOS mode but its gonna takes time. Then boot in cdrom using bootable cd going into DOS. Then goto drive path of your copy files say d:\, then browse to it to target the setup files to run setup of windows xp. Then type setup.exe if that is the file to run the installation of xp.

    The reason for this setup is to eliminate issue regarding using regular installer disk reading and cdrom issue. This will make the installation directly read from hd.

    It takes time, but for sure you gonna learn another method.

    Hope I give you another input.


  • fougzki Jun 05, 2009

    Thanks for the input also. And for the patience. I'm glad you make it to work already. And the very professional manner you shows us here.

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