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Timbo
31-05-2009, 05:53 PM
Hello,

I'm trying to reinstall XP. Problem is that it keeps restarting after the Windows loading bar screen.

This is after the Windows disk has formatted the HDD and copied the Windows files onto the HDD.

Can't seem to proceed to next step.

Will it work if I install the Windows from another computer then put the HDD back into current computer?

Blam
31-05-2009, 06:01 PM
Try removing all hardware except the bare essentials.

Timbo
31-05-2009, 06:16 PM
****, cheers, it worked.

I took out the 56K modem. :S

wainuitech
31-05-2009, 06:17 PM
Will it work if I install the Windows from another computer then put the HDD back into current computer highly unlikely unless the Hardware is identical.

Blam
31-05-2009, 06:21 PM
Seems that networking stuff always hangs the XP installs.

Glad to hear its all fixed:)

wainuitech
31-05-2009, 07:03 PM
Thats a very old fault finding method going back to windows 95 ( maybe even earlier) - If there is problems loading first thing you do is remove the Modem (if it has one) - Modems can sometimes give all sorts of problems -- but yep good its going in OK now.