trying to install xp or xp sp3

September 17, 2010 at 12:40:24
Specs: Windows XP
every time i try to install xp or xp sp3 on my ompaq presario cq40-215wm in comes up with :

A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.

if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,
restart your computer. if this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

check for viruses on your computer. remove any newly installed
harddrives or hard drive controllers. check your hard drive
to make sure it is properly configured and terminated.
run chkdsk/f to to check for hard drive corruption, and then
restart your computer.

technical information:

***stop: oxoooooo7b (oxf78d2524,oxc0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)

i have had vista an win 7 on it an still can put those windows on it again but i really want windows xp can you help?

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September 17, 2010 at 13:38:26

most likely reason is you don't have the xp drivers for your machine. Since it comes with vista I would suspect there are no xp drivers. contact HP to confirm

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September 18, 2010 at 06:56:02
Also make sure, that controller settings in BIOS are set for IDE not AHCI.

The original poster should always write the last response !!!
Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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