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xP installation problem

by dharmil007 / December 21, 2008 1:41 AM PST

i have a TOSHIBA LAPTOP.
which has 40gb hDD {only 1 drive}.
& 256 rAm
intel PENTIUM M PROCESSOR @ 1.73GhZ

The problem here is that whn i try to install xp, using b00t frm the CD.
it b00ts correctly & i had formatted tat drive also everything was perFect.
after that it starts copying files that is also ok.
& after copying files it gets restarted.

So then after restarting normally the installation of new xp would begin, but here it once again b00ts frm the cd & repeats all the process.

S0 the installation doesnt start.

i tried to just b00t it frm hDD after copying files but it was telling "NO OPERATING SYSTEM FOUND."

PLS. HELP WAT TO DO

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Could be proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 21, 2008 2:01 AM PST

I can't tell if your laptop uses a SATA hard disk. If so, then that's the usual issue and well discussed in these forums. Why not use the laptop's restore media next time? It's far easier than an install from scratch.
Bob

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WHAT TO DO NOW ??
by dharmil007 / December 21, 2008 2:18 AM PST
In reply to: Could be proper.

but what should i do now ???
i have the restore media also but in it it has WIN xP HOME & i WANT WIN Xp PRO, THATS Y.

COULD U PlS. TEll ME WHAT DO I DO NOW ??

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Simple.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 21, 2008 3:16 AM PST
In reply to: WHAT TO DO NOW ??

Install from the restore media. Then slip in your Microsoft XP SP2 Pro CD and upgrade your OS.

Just wondering. If you want others to find out what's in your machine, why didn't you supply the make and model?
Bob

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try
by jeffrowell / December 21, 2008 3:23 PM PST

my friend try one of my suggestions..

1. replace your cd-rom from old one to another one if you have...
2. change slot of your RAM from your m-board/clean your RAM also, replace new one if you have...
3. try your windows xp disc to another pc, or try another installation disk if you have...

regards,

abdur rahim

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