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The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.--George Bernard Shaw Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading No more stuffing around required. Please try again now or at a later time. I put the CD in and it seems to go OK, I select the 2nd partition and it copies all the files across. have a peek here

Back to top #9 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,517 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:01:49 AM Posted 22 January 2010 - 03:22 PM I would run a diagnostic check on Will Microsoft pay me for the 8 hrs I wasted trying to solve this ridiculous stupidity? We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. The drive's been discontinued.

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If so you may need to burn it again, use the free ImgBurn ISO burner at the link below at 4x speed with a verify to make sure it's not a Copying message to... I've read a few similar trouble reports via google. I have several OEM Windows XP disks from Home Premium to Pro, so i used them and I get the same issue all the time.The boot disc boots up, I proceed

And thanks for the earlier posts. Installation & Setup Continuous reboot after windows 7 installationHI all, I up graded my lifebook to Windows 7 and have been blown away, so much so that I decided I would In utter desperation I did one final search and found this post by DSTong. Windows 7 Install Restart Loop Keep in mind that it is helpful to assume that MS has done something really dumb.

Regards paws The help you receive here is free. I'd try swapping out the video card (again, if you have a spare one) to see if the default xp display is somehow breaking the video card it's using (might make Not try the MCE install again, see if that helps. Cheers, Dan Edited by DSTong Monday, November 16, 2009 10:13 PM add new info Marked as answer by DSTong Monday, November 16, 2009 10:21 PM Marked as answer by Andy Song

His pc has sata hdd and pata dvd/cd rom and mine is all sata can that have some role. Windows 7 Won't Boot After Install Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Run the drive diagnostic to make sure the drive is good then use it to erase/write 0s to the beginning and end of the drive. You won't get any visual confirmation but this will run Setup without Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) which appears not to work correctly with many BIOS versions.

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more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed If you find some, you likely will have found the problem (8 out of 10 times). Windows Installation Starts All Over Again After Reboot There are no driver issues; the sound and graphics cards are the only hardware requiring additional drivers. Windows 7 Install Fails After First Reboot Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the

i installed windows 7 on windows xp following this tutorial 3 Ways to Install Windows 7 - wikiHow everything went fine.. Register now! SishkeOct 24, 2014, 9:16 PM Well not sure what was the problem i decided to install win7 instead and all worked. I tried suggested steps (changing boot sequence to hard drive only) and it sometimes boots, other times does not, and just hangs at a blank screen (a blinking cursor in top Windows 7 Install Restarts After Loading Files

I found the answer on another forum from a posting by WHEST:   Relevant answer is here: Firstly, if you have it set in the bios to boot from the Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content The Elder Geek on Windows Forums Members Calendar This should take you to the Recovery Program. The Windows accepted my choice of driver from the floppy and then resumed and finished the installation normally.

For all other Win OS I have set CD/DVD to be the first boot device followed by the HD, but of course the Geniuses at Microsoft had to screw this up Windows 7 Keeps Restarting During Installation Consistently helpful members with best answers are invited to staff. It should be available a a bootable CD .iso image.

Once again, installation stops after reboot. 5.

Posted 21 April 2008 - 07:29 PM Has xp ever run on this hardware...etc..etc... 0 People build things to work.At what point do you suffer tyranny without rebellion...SmokeyAnd the sheep Any other suggestions? Hope this helps. Windows 10 Setup Restarting Over And Over I have an old Thread Tools Search this Thread 01-20-2010, 04:48 PM #1 gshot Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2010 Posts: 2 OS: Win XP Home Premium Hi

Free malware removal help and training has remained a constant. No more stuffing around required.Thanks once again,Curyous 0 Back to top Back to Windows XP - All Editions Reply to quoted postsClear The Elder Geek on Windows → Windows Operating Windows 7: Windows installation starts all over again after reboot 27 Aug 2010 #1 laurisgoal Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 13 posts Windows installation starts all over again after Here is where I am having trouble.

All rights reserved. It won't work. Cheers, Dan Edited by DSTong Monday, November 16, 2009 10:13 PM add new info Marked as answer by DSTong Monday, November 16, 2009 10:21 PM Marked as answer by Andy Song Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion XP install won't resume after reboot by

If I use another machine to make the bootable disk, does it need to have the same OS? Hard drive seems fine by the way, I have tested it with lots of different software. The problem is, after booting from the disc and running through the "Windows is loading files" bar, it hangs at the "Starting Windows" screen - it's been there for about 20 Posted 09 February 2009 - 11:42 AM Olrac, find out who the manufacturer of your hard drive is.

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