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Mar 25, 2009 8:50 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Malyne, Malyne Mar 27, 2009 2:51 AM in response to eelamy Level 1 (0 points) Mar 27, graywolfMar 26, 2010, 3:24 PM If all else fails, look for gunk on the CD. RobL777 Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Tribus: SouthEastern U.S.A. Thanks again for the suggestions, guys! 18 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Microsoft OS & Software Colloquium Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & navigate here

Life Saver Fix Netpsa.inf Errors - Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8 Sunday, September 21, 2014 […] XP Installation – The 34 minute hiccup | Techtracer – You want to install Would anyone know if a replacement disc would cost money; if so. Dan spiderdan, Jun 18, 2007 #1 sbalthazor Messages: 3 Also Hanging at Installing Devices I am having the same problem (although mine shows 35 minutes to go). To do this, press SHIFT+F10 to open a command prompt after the first restart, and after any subsequent restarts, if Setup stops responding. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/828267

Windows Xp Freezes During Installation

Thanks again Jan 1, 2009 #22 patfargin1 TS Rookie problem Hi there,found your posts on here,I am in same sort of dilemma ,How do I get my files using command If so, then go to Device Manager and remove and suspect devices such as printers, scanners, and non-microsoft mouse drivers (Logitech drivers are known to cause strange issues). But it did nothing for the installation hang up (though it did cause the monitor cycle through power save mode repeatedly with the screen going black then resuming the installation screen Waiting you out, find you anywhere Prologue Categories Article (5) Celebration (4) Food and drink (1) health (1) Life (20) Music (2) Ranting (1) Security (3) Technology - Game (1) Technology

I've tried the OOBE a couple of times, to no avail. I tried unplugging extra Ram and my WD harddrive, but I still get WinXP stuck at the 35min range at the "installing devices" phase. The plastic bag the case is in is pretty... 34 Minutes Timer You guys have been a tremendous help!

Nov 21, 2008 #19 Quantum TS Rookie Help I'm having the same problem. I also have a brand new MacBook Pro purchased over the weekend. you can access the command prompt by hit shift+f10 during the install. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/231334-45-installation-freezes-minutes I menaged once to just keep swopping different WIN XP cd's during the install.

Bob Thursday, April 16, 2015 I remember that brick wall well, Ken, havin bounced my head off it for a while way back when. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home About Archives Author Contact Written by nitinpai on March 12th, 2007 XP Installation - The 34 minute hiccup Issues, Windows 466 i'm glad i'm not the only one with the problem. So I was receptive to the idea of some device failure causing the install hang at 35 minutes.

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Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Log in Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members https://tedazhar.wordpress.com/2008/08/07/windows-installation-stuck-at-installing-devices/ I had the 33 minutes remaining screen showing for roughly 4 hours.I know there have been quite a few posts on many forums regarding this but I've yet to find any Windows Xp Freezes During Installation Again, the usual beer to the problem solver 9 answers Last reply Oct 2, 2012 More about installation freezes minutes labortiusJun 24, 2006, 5:18 AM Bad CD?Otherwise bad hardware?Always in the Windows Xp Installation Stops At 34 Minutes I had no idea about the file itself.

could you provide a screen shot or take a picture or somethin? http://dataforceus.com/windows-xp/computer-freezes-randomly-windows-xp.html Reply Graham November 10, 2009 at 18:04 Fantastic Information, THANKS!, Comes in handy when you have to do an In-Place upgrade!. My issue was wave.inf which after deletion install was flawless. [email protected]@n "Minotaur Lover" Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: oblivion Registered: Feb 17, 2001Posts: 15684 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:01 am I would slipstream SP3 + drivers and be done with it. Setup Is Starting Windows Xp Stuck

i did get all the stuff i wanted from my computer (my music, etc). If you have access to another PC, burn a copy of the XP CD and try that, so you can rule out media issues. Anarchi said: Ive seen some cases where Windows Setup would hang if more than 256MB memory was installed - but thats a bit far fetched. http://dataforceus.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-installation-stuck-at-installing-devices.html The computer is almost 5 years old, and no hardware has been replaced or updated on it.

This is the first time I encountered such a problem. Ask ! My C drive needs to be deleted (f**ked MBR Master Boot Record and / or MFT Master File Table reading error) and again newly created with Fdisk, then formatted and reinstalled

Anyway, i boot into the install enviroment and go through the usual fluff to get the os loading, and XP tells me it is at the "Preparing Installation" phase, and is

part of installation on windows xp home setup comes to a point where the little working animation in the corner continues but nothing happens. If so, why are you installing winxp again? i've left setup on overnight and it was at the same point in the morning. only problem is that the install then hung again at 2 minutes.

I found this website that really helped, and the method worked! Did FixMBR and Fixboot C: 3. I've literally tried to get a successful Boot Camp install a dozen times.As for my second question, so long as the boot disk error is 'normal' I won't be too concerned.I'm weblink To do this, check the device manufacturer's Web site, or visit the following Microsoft Hardware Compatibility List Web site:http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hcl/default.mspxIf the log files do not indicate the cause of the issue, try

if you have any stuff you really want to save i suggest either getting flash memory or a USB hard drive and copying on there. Accs Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: San Diego, CA, USA Registered: Apr 16, 2003Posts: 12538 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:38 am As a WAG, I'd say you probably have some marginally My 3 years of XP horror taught my but one thing.. The disc itself is in excellent condition; in fact, the first time it was opened was last night.

Registered: Jan 10, 2001Posts: 2586 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 Thanks, Parallels! I'm attempting to install XP Pro but it hangs during the "Installing Devices" phase at "setup will complete in approximately 33 minutes). by WilliamGayde › GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 ATX AMD Motherboard by Butthungrymonkee › CRONOS RGB 3D 7.1 Surround Sound PC Gaming Headset by Jedson3614 › Cougar Minos X3 Gaming Mouse by WilliamGayde ›

Bootcamp just did not work for me, after several tries and a lot of bad words coming out of my mouth I gave up and started searching for an alternative solution. Mar 27, 2009 2:51 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post Apple Footer This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. If you can use Windows SP slipstreamed disk 2. The OS won't run in Safe Mode.

Nov 15, 2009 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Topic Status: Not open for further 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. I tried the deleting processes of the INFCACHE.1 files, rebooted same problem, same message every time. I never had this problem with my older computer Here is the specs for the computer that I'm having the problem with CPU: Q6600 Motherboard: Intel DP35DP Grahic: 8800GTS 320MB Hard

did you ever get it to work? 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. That really made my day as I got the possibility there to try one more time whether Parallel would do the trick. Jan 28, 2005 #3 Anarchi TS Rookie Yes, by turning of the L2 CPU Cache in the BIOS.

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