"I removed your email address..."
How did you do that? Did you contact the webmaster and have him remove it?
I searched using: MSI R2482m4 A7191AMS
- as OtheHill said, no results
I searched using: MSI A7191AMS
- several hits, from which I found
RS482M4 A7191AMS V 1.2 (MS-7191)
MSI-RS482M4-ILD also known as MS-7191
RS482M4-FD/ ILD/ IL/ L support (it's an Archived model, listed under Socket 939)
E7191v1.2.zip (MS-7191 mboard version 1.2)
ATI made main chipsets for several years before they merged with AMD. This mboard has ATI main chip model labelling, and was made before ATI merged with AMD.
"Using the DVD drive, I can
get Windows (any version) to load, and copy
the setup files to the hard drive.
Then the computer tries to access the setup
files, and it freezes."
What do you mean by that?
When you boot from the Windows CD or DVD, the initial files are loaded from the disk into a ram drive (virtual drive), NOT onto the hard drive, then you see the first text screen where you can choose to run Setup. It's only AFTER that, that files from the disk are actually loaded to the hard drive.
When is it that you get the freeze? Is it after that first text screen appears and you actually choose to start Setup?
The same things that can cause errors reading files from the CD or DVD MAY cause a freeze.
You should get NO ERRORS AT ALL when reading files from the CD during Setup. If clicking on Retry or similar does not help...
If you DO / DID get errors, something was not right !
See Response 7 in in this,
"Errors reading from the CD can be caused by....."
Sometimes Setup has problems when certain hardware devices are present during Setup, or if a hardware device is having a problem.
If you have one or more cards in slots, make sure it is / they are all the way down in their slot(s) before you run Setup. Make sure the ram is all the way down in it's slots.
If that doesn't help, remove any cards in slots that are not essential to running Setup, before you boot from the CD or DVD.
Don't plug in devices into ports externally that are not essential to running Setup, before you boot from the CD or DVD.