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xp64 install going in circles

 
 
Randy
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      09-25-2005
Sounds like you're booting to the CD again...
Is the hard drive (partitioned and) set as "Active" in BIOS?

"tony2020" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> As a follow up to my previous (unanswered) query, I have this scenario

going
> on.
> Since xp64 Trial did not complete install when trying to do a dual boot
> setup I decided to try some things. One doing reinstallation of xp64.

Well,
> what is happening is that once setup has installed the setup files, and

the
> message "this portion of setup has successfully installed, your computer

will
> reboot in 15 seconds" the computer reboots, but only reverts back to
> installing the same setup files, rather than going on to the next stage of
> installation. What is causing this? The bios is set to boot from cd

first.
> If i try to boot from hard drive first, I get the disc error message.

When I
> do go back to setup, the setup detects the attempted install of xp64 as

being
> "another version of windows" is installed in the windows folder etc.
>
> I believe the disc to be good, as I had installed from it once before
> successfully but had to redo the install in order to put xp32 on the other
> drive, and then reinstall xp64 on the new drive for a dual boot setup.



 
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