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Old 05-28-2009, 07:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Can not install windows.

Our power went out a few times yesterday, once when computer was trying to boot after that the pc got goofy would not boot all the way up. would start windows but then freeze.

Tried to repair windows after many restarts, no help, finally gave up and did a clean install with formating the drive.

Install would freeze up at the same point every time, 19 minutes left to install.

I even replaced the hard drive and tried a clean install, this time never would keep going back to the Repair Install or Escape window after going through the format process and 20 minutes or so after is says starting windows. (The blue install screen, not the actual windows boot up)

Win XP Pro, Foxcon MOBO,

Any ideas on what this could be.

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Old 05-28-2009, 10:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Can not install windows.

think formating the drive is nor enough,,wipe hd out,try dban

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Old 05-28-2009, 10:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Can not install windows.

Hmm, try a linux livecd first. If you boot that up youre not to bad off.

I'd also run memtest, might have broke your ram.
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