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Old 11-10-2007, 06:45 AM   #11 (permalink)
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my bios settings might even have been 133 instead of 866Mhz. Just checked xp requires 233Mhz. So I'm guessing your poblem is different than mine. 2.4Ghz or 1.2 it's all more than enough to run it.
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Default Re: Laptop Shuts OFF during XP Install. BAD HD ????

Seems like its overheating or the CPU is getting stressed to much, if it where the HD the laptop would freeze not shutoff

open her up , get rid of any dust thats there ( especially around the fans) and replace the Thermal paste with AS5 (Arctic Silver 5)
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If the battery is shot, try installing without it. One of my Thinkpad batteries has an error and shuts off the PC at random.
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