Same thing - although I didn't wait so long for chkdsk to run. I tried again, this time telling it to go ahead. The issue is the drive and what I can do with it to get it to function again. install an older operating system, it requires that all the newer files on the hard drive be removed first. ---------------- there is however, a caveat that involved sp2 and sp3, if this contact form
ps. So I did. I also turned off everything I could in BIOS. in order to use your sp2 cd for a repair installation, you would need to uninstall the sp3 update from the o.s. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/231334-45-installation-freezes-minutes
Like I said, I've tried two separate hardrives (both of which I believe are in perfect working order) and w/ both of them, xp hangs at the exact same place, I'm Join Now For immediate help use Live now! Also, I have repaired > Windowws XP Service Pack 3 with a Service Pack 2 disc before, so thats > probably not why it is now hanging. > > Are you
I have done it before and it works because it carefully deletes Windows and reinstalls everything. If you are using RAID, did you try it without raid?Click to expand... Gonna try the reboot again, and then search for more options. /BB Nov 10, 2005 #10 mrbaseball2usa TS Rookie Re: Re: Windows XP Home Repair Install Hangs at 35 Minutes Setup Is Starting Windows Xp Stuck Sprache: Deutsch Herkunft der Inhalte: Deutschland Eingeschränkter Modus: Aus Verlauf Hilfe Wird geladen...
Jan 28, 2005 #3 Anarchi TS Rookie Yes, by turning of the L2 CPU Cache in the BIOS. Windows Xp Setup Stuck I'm trying to avoid a clean install, as I need to > deactivate iTunes if I am going to reformat the drive. > > I've done both clean and repair installs I'm trying to do an inplace reinstall of XP, which wipes out all of the files that Service Pack 3 affects. -- HELP "db" wrote: > ok, > > it's not http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-home-repair-install-hangs-at-35-minutes-remaining.20255/ It tells me that there are problems with the USB ports (can't remember the exact wording) and if I continue, the system will become unstable.
i have let it go for a while, hoping that when i came back to it, it would work, but the couple times that I did, nothing happened. Just a question. I would have liked >> >> >> > to get back into Windows to deactivate iTunes (this particular physical >> >> >> > machine is registered 3 times due to reinstalls). TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.
i've tried 1) restarting setup (several times), including running a new one from the boot disc 2) disabled USB, network, comm, and sound from BIOS before setup.... Thanks! > >> >> anoyed, Jul 28, 2009 #12 db Guest ok, it's not my intent to refute the logical soundness of others. Windows Xp Installation Stuck At Installing Devices Ask a new question Read More Windows XP Related Resources Win XP re -install freezes at 32 min left to go Computer freezing, tried resetting it before .. Windows Xp Freezes During Installation the reinstall setup hangs at 35 minutes remaining (during "installing devices")....
I have done the reapir install before, but this is the first time that it hanged (hung?) during it. -- HELP "JS" wrote: > Before you go to the extreme of http://qaisoftware.com/windows-xp/window-xp-freezes-on-startup.html Text Quote Post |Replace Attachment Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? What you could try is moving all the files in C:\Windows\INF to a temp folder such as C:\tempinf, then run setup again. You would not have a SAM hive and Windows would install a new one but I don't know if it would work. 34 Minutes Timer
accounts, your butt cheeks are pukered up hoping to God that things work out and guess what? then when I tried a repair install, it stops at 34 minnutes. Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: Where can I download an XP Home Edition bootable ISO image? navigate here I have > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had > no success. > > My install disc contains Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2.
I have done this before, but for some reason it won't work this > time. > -- > HELP > > > "db" wrote: > >> you may have used the Web pages on ALL browsers not... Copying The INF folder and DRIVERS folder from a working Windows XP system to this one.
how typical of a M$ product. you dont need to format the drive, simply delete C:\Windows and C:\ProgramFiles so windows start fresh. Help! (And thank you) Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,615 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local hope this leads to better ends for ya. #7 Zanix, Jun 21, 2004 Gokuto Junior Member Joined: Jun 21, 2004 Messages: 22 Likes Received: 1 Originally posted by: Zanix Just
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 freezes for 3-4 seconds ever minute or two XP Repair Rebooting at 34 minutes - Any ideas? I used to be able to install xp using one of the CD's just fine. http://qaisoftware.com/windows-xp/microsoft-xp-repair-installation.html Remove floppy Drives, secondary Optical Drives and hard drives.
Hope this helps folks. Before the > > repair install, my computer was running Service Pack 3. > > > > Also, I have a thread discussing this issue here: > > http://www.maximumpc.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=95965 > > Stay logged in Search titles only Posted by Member: Separate names with a comma. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
Went into BIOS setup, pressed F9 (restore defaults - just in case) and it worked. don't know what else to do (other than reformatting, which i really don't want to do). But I decided to give it one more shot, this time unplugging all the other hard drives. I'd say it was heat, but it would be at different times as the installations progressed.
I am uploading the setupapi.log. It did not. Similar Threads - setup hangs minutes Forum Date Windows 7 Pro x64 install hangs at "Setup is updating registry settings" Computer Help Jul 28, 2010 XP Setup Hangs & BSODs Computer Login now.