Here's an example of such a succesfull installation. For the fix details, read Cannot install XP on my newly built PC.

Notes

This procedure it's particular for an Intel D915BPL motherboard , yours could be different.

Pay attention to #3,#4,#5,#6. Even if yours is totally different, the concepts are the same. For example, RAID disabled in BIOS or bad drivers could be possible causes for your problem.


Good Luck,

Cetin


Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,


T. S. Eliot