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Tried restoring the BIOS defaults and rebooting, but still have the hang on 35 minutes. stomJun 21, 2006, 8:13 AM Well its Windows x64, but that shouldn't make much of a difference... I had that a few times, and washed the CD with plain soap and water. At the 34 minute timer mark it's doing PNP. this content

I'd been hitting a brick wall with this over a day and a half, and though the solution looked a bit technical for a comparative novice like me it worked perfectly Did FixMBR and Fixboot C: 3. Thanks. Get the answer labortiusJun 24, 2006, 10:17 PM Have you tried full reformatting of the disk, perhaps even remaking the partition again in case you have a problem with the partition https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/828267

Windows Xp Freezes During Installation

Registered: Jan 10, 2001Posts: 2583 Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:57 pm What version XP are you installing?XP RTM/SP1/SP2/SP3?Is the CD 'perfect' or any scratches?Have you formatted the drive?Pull the external you dont need to format the drive, simply delete C:\Windows and C:\ProgramFiles so windows start fresh. OK, in Recovery Console it is a black screen, with this: C:\WINDOWS>_ (except the _ is really a small white square that does not blink).

Would anyone know if a replacement disc would cost money; if so. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful Freeman wrote:It is too bad that the hidden partition is not available for a system restore to the OOBE. So, it may be general wear-and-tear that's giving the hardware some stress.Freeman wrote:It is too bad that the hidden partition is not available for a system restore to the OOBE.

Subscribe to Techtracer via RSS Or, Sign up to receive the latest news in web technology! Windows Xp Setup Stuck Glad (but a bit surprised) this is still helping folks; I thought I was the only dinosaur still running XP! unplug anything usb, last, if you have any ,use a different stick of ram. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

Also, thanks for all the input, guys!As far as I can tell, I'm using the original Dell XP disc, actually. This will tell you what device (and .inf file is the problem). Close the notepad and go to the folder C:/windows/inf in command prompt Browse through the files to find the ".inf" which was related to the faulty device. Jul 1, 2007 #16 MorpheusX TS Rookie Can't belive the solution was so simple I was so frustrated with it hanging at 34 minutes no matter what I did that I

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Thanks for the clarification on OOBE.

I'm wondering how do I complete the XP reinstall?A bit of a side note: An external harddrive, a non-Dell printer, and non-Dell mouse have been added to the computer. Windows Xp Freezes During Installation unplug anything usb, last, if you have any ,use a different stick of ram. 34 Minutes Timer Should I run 'chkdsk /r' or 'fixmbr'?

Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now news The search for a valid 'Repair' continues.... /BB Nov 10, 2005 #11 Moi TS Rookie Guigsy1 said: at a repair install to fix a bootup problem, during the Installing Devices... DarkenReaper57, Sep 18, 2006 DarkenReaper57, Sep 18, 2006 #4 Sep 18, 2006 #5 Ranma_Sao 2[H]4U Messages: 2,563 Joined: Mar 15, 2002 1. It went along for a while until the counter got to 34 minutes left and it asked for the location for iaStore.sys Intel Matrix storage Manager Driver.

But the instant I unplugged the ethernet cable, the installation progress bar moved for the first time and went down to 31 minutes, and then finally completed the repair install. TechSpot is a registered trademark. I've seen some weird issues with xp hanging in the past but that was on older systems. have a peek at these guys I just used it to fix a porked copy of Pro after a Vista install attempt.

ps. how is the NIC or ethernet cable preventing a windows XP repair installation? If it always freezes exactly at the "37 minutes" mark, I doubt that's failing hardware, if it hangs at different points, I would point to failing hardware.

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I'm not sure of the exact cause, but I've seen it about a dozen times in my career without any real hardware / CD problems. This is nice because with that I can browse the d drive and try to launch files. Do I need to change to the C directory or is it OK at C:\WINDOWS>? Can't install the old version of Acrobat because it fails due to newer version already installed.

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type setupapi.log 4. Both times it reported that chkdsk found and fixed one or more errors on volume. someguy86 Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Jul 22, 2010Posts: 19 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:48 am Aah, OK. Load up the hidden system restore, and check to see if all the drivers are up to date, etc etc?If the system restore route doesn't work, I'll phone Dell, to get

You could try slipstreaming in SP3 and newer drivers. Bob Thursday, April 16, 2015 I remember that brick wall well, Ken, havin bounced my head off it for a while way back when. Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Neksor 218.462 προβολές 4:09 How to Install Windows XP - Διάρκεια: 12:01.

Ask a question and give support. And i'm afraid if i disable USB support from BIOS i won't be able to turn it back since me USB keyboard won't work Could anyone please help me? Thanks, treee Aug 12, 2008 #18 derbyp TS Rookie Laptop - XP home repair hanging on 34 mins Hi, I had the same problem with the installation hanging at 34 i can't format the drive because i need to get my documents back.

Thanks for the help, good people! As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Oct 14, 2009 #4 Borealis TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 yes, i mean repair, it's not a full reinstall. Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now!

Found out SOMETHING interesting though: when I type 'start d:' it launches Power Desk Pro which is what I use instead of Windows Explorer. The reinstall/repair is due to a rpoblem i do not knwo how to fix - windows stopping after entering my user name, and going no further. nicknomo Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Mar 14, 2006Posts: 1696 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:43 am I've had this problem before.