Windows Genuine Advantage activation works fine with the code that was included with your disk. After a hard power off, it reboots, and enters Windows setup where it sort of hangs at 39 mins. First, I'll list what worked for me and then below I'll paste the site where I saw the rest of the answers. Use Custom installation 3. http://chatflow.net/xp-repair/xp-repair-install-hangs.html
When XP goes into Setup mode, it stops with 39 minutes remaining and will not go any further. Note You may be prompted several times for the location of this folder. It got me past when the installation hunged up at 34 minutes remaining where it was installing devices. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply fowler., Jan 19, 2007 fowler.
I'll go run and try the first part now. Is there at least a way to salvage some files before I decide to through all away? Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I took one out and that did not work either.
Login now. Did FixMBR and Fixboot C: 3. Mavrick88, May 27, 2009 #1 Mavrick88 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 15, 2003 Messages: 123 Ok, so I solved it myself. If you receive the error message again, the Setup program cannot correctly read from the CD-ROM drive, or the path information is incorrect.
I tried another burn to a CD and, still got stuck in the exact same spot. I turn on pc run bios Page 1 of 2 1 2 > Thread Tools Search this Thread 03-12-2009, 12:24 PM #1 SavageT9X Registered Member Join Date: Mar said: ↑ I tried two different cd brands, as well as a dvd. click the link to Memtest in my signature so if i need to chck mem which file should i dl from that link?
share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply jeremy.king, Jan 19, 2007 jeremy.king macrumors 603 Joined: Jul 23, 2002 Location: Fuquay Varina, NC #12 askohen said: Similar Threads - Solved Windows Installation Solved Upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7 - Help Please? Sounds weird but also worth a try. Dec 26, 2008 #20 wps TS Rookie Hi , had this problem when building a new pc for the kids, using a PC Chips motherboard M848A.
Could somebody give me a step by step guide on how to fix this? I started the laptop back up and did not put the Windows XP Home SP3 CD back in. I've read on some forums that some laptops had problems if they had more than 256MB of memory installed (this one has 512MB). different things.
It does the install, but during the configuration section it gets stuck right at the beginning at 39 minutes remaining. navigate here What I have a feeling will happen though, as it did earlier, is I tried a similar deletion command and got an "access denied" message. Trying to repair. just not from a burned cd in Boot Camp..
i did get all the stuff i wanted from my computer (my music, etc). Nov 11, 2006 #15 missouladave TS Rookie Thanks-it worked Removing the extra memory and running with only 256MB worked. did you ever get it to work? Check This Out I've tried two different kinds of CDs, even a DVD and it hasn't really done anything productive :/Click to expand...
Thanks again! 0 This discussion has been inactive for over a year. Windows Repair Setup hangs at 39 minutes Started by Awesoman , Feb 10 2009 06:45 PM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 Awesoman Awesoman Members 4 It's not completed the full setup yet but it's got way past the 34mins mark so here's hoping.
Vista Home Basic installed with no problems at all. click the link to Memtest in my signature __________________ Rich 03-12-2009, 02:13 PM #16 SavageT9X Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 14 OS: Windows XP SP3 Quote: That machine will not handle Vista __________________ Rich Page 1 of 2 1 2 > « Page not found. | How do I enable Standby » Thread Tools Show Printable I am trying to install a legit version of Windows XP Home SP2, OEM from NewEgg on a MacBook Pro Core 2 DUO, 2 gigs RAM, 15" using Bootcamp.
The solution I had, after discussing it with a PC buddy of mine, was to install off of a "7 in one" install ISO that he probably downloaded off of Bittorrent. I would also note that this did not work for me until I typed cd.. 2 times in order to bring from c:\WINDOWS\System32 to just plain c:\ but who knows, maybe Can anyone explain why this is happening? this contact form share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply askohen, Jan 19, 2007 askohen thread starter macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 18, 2007 #6 It hangs when it
Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by aceman817, Jan 11, 2007. i've left setup on overnight and it was at the same point in the morning. Discussion in 'Installation and Configuration' started by Vonne, May 8, 2008. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Copy the I386 folder and all its subfolders to the hard disk. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Any help would be much appreciated! PS: I likely have no idea what I'm talking about, I'm kinda desperate at this point Edited by Awesoman, 10 February 2009 - 08:35 PM.
how is the NIC or ethernet cable preventing a windows XP repair installation? Change OS Version to Windows XP. Also xp most have sp2...... The Boot Camp instructions actually say that OEM is not supported, but it's in the troubleshooting section, and not the part about what versions are compatible.
It's just important that if it's asking for D:\i386 (or what ever directory) that you use the same directory after your drive, so again, my case E:\i386. any help anyone?Click to expand... Thanks coopertino, Sep 20, 2008 #12 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Your name or email address: Do you and an original installtion cd . .
Anarchi said: Ive seen some cases where Windows Setup would hang if more than 256MB memory was installed - but thats a bit far fetched. If the path in the error message is the correct drive letter for the CD-ROM drive, click OK to continue the Setup program. 11.