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Re: Computer won't boot to boot cd Tries to continue installation

 
 
Jack Newhouse
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      11-22-2009
On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 06:55:18 -0500, "Ben Myers"
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>"Jack Newhouse" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> Osiris,
>> My computer stopped booting a month or so ago. It is an HP Media
>> Center about five years ago. 120GB harddrive, 2.53GH, 1GB of memory
>> running XP SP3
>> I tried to reinstall XP PRO, but it didn't like the product code that
>> came with the CD. Also it tries to setup XP every time I turn it on
>> despite the fact that I have Spotmau, Hirens, or Winternals in the
>> drive trying to boot from those.

>
>Go into the BIOS setup and make sure the computer is set to boot
>from the CD drive. If not, change it and save the new setting.
>
>> It reaches a certain spot in the setup process on the hard drive then
>> it asks me for some file, and when I can't get it what it wants, it
>> bombs out only to loop right back the next time I turn on the
>> computer.

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>
>If you are having trouble installing a particular file, you might try
>cleaning the Windows XP CD.
>
>Ben

Ok Roger Wilco
 
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