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- having trouble installing XP
June 1, 2007, 3:39 am
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to re-install it on it's origimal machine, no problems: I don't think
the CD is bad.) During installation, it says it can't copy some files,
hit escape to continue. So I do, and it gets vey far along and setup
finally gives blue screen of death. Tried a few times, with a full
reformat, same thing or once it hung up at "registering components".
What could be wrong? It's new everything: P4 @ 2.8GHz w
HyperThreading, 40 GB HD, 512 MB RAM, using on-board video. This is
mayby the 4th system I've built. Without going into details, it's
Re: having trouble installing XP
You have a memory problem or your power supply is starting to go bad (noise)
Run memtest over night and see what you get should be no errors
It's almost a certainty it's not the CD unless it has apparent damage.
Power Supply the easiest way to trouble shoot is remove and replace