|Hi folks. I'm trying to install Windows 2000 Server on an older Intel Celeron based PC (500Mhz, 384mb RAM, 20gb IDE HDD), and all goes very well UNTIL it gets to the screen where it says Windows is detecting hardware devices. Around 3/4 of the way it will reboot the PC. The system then restarts to the setup and thus goes back to the same deal. |
I have disabled audio, USB and removed all non-essentials (network card, modem), CPU is not being overclocked, RAM is fine.
Now - Whats weird is that Windows XP Pro w/SP3 installs on this system perfectly with no issues whatsoever.
I need to run Windows 2000 Server for a variety of reasons beyond the scope of this forum (don't need to be told why XP is better or why not 2003 server, linux, etc etc)