XP Freezes on installation

August 12, 2005 at 15:09:04
Specs: Windows XP Pro Serv2, 1.8ghz Athlon XP / 1gig P

Everytime I try to install windows XP it freezes at the same place (Windows is starting) on the blue screen that boots the installation. I have tried Home and Pro and different CD's of both. I have sucessfully installed 98 and 2000 and tried upgrading from them. I also tried installing from blank. Help! Windows 2000 blows!

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August 12, 2005 at 17:37:39

I have seen cd roms that perform perfectly well with everything else do this...you could try another one of burner. Ram incompatibilites show up here big time with XP installations, check your ram!

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August 12, 2005 at 20:26:12

CHecked my ram with totally new s---. Turns out my HD cable was actually a HD/Cdrom universal ribbon cable and wasnt throwin enough info back and forth for XP. Swapped it out with a good cable and the s--- flows. Thanx alot for your help though!

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