Windows XP wont load - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-30-2005, 10:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 7
Exclamation Windows XP wont load

I built my computer myself. I have enough background in A+ to be able to build it and I had help from a friend who just built his. Im using the DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR Motherboard, Amd 4800+ dc proccessor, two
BFG GeForce 7800 GT OC, two Ultra 1024MB PC3200 DDR 400MHz Memory, Maxtor 250 SATA HDD. When i try to install windows it goes to about 27% then it will say that it cant load a certain file..usually a .dll. I Know my copy of xp is good because we just installed it onto my friends HDD. The wierd thing is I plugged an IDE HDD with xp on it into my machine, i unpluged my sata, the machin will get to the XP logo screen then reboot. If this needs to be in a dirfferent forum please let me know and i will repost. Thanks

Apocalypse-X is offline  
Old 09-30-2005, 11:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
Apokalipse's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 14,559

might be the CD/DVD drive you're using

Apokalipse is offline  
Old 09-30-2005, 11:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 261
Send a message via AIM to bigstanklo

I had exactly that problem installing XP home recently. Switched the windows install disc to another CD drive and it worked just fine. If you have another CD drive to try i'd recommend that..should work out fine
bigstanklo is offline  
Old 09-30-2005, 07:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 7

I tried a two differnt cd/dvd drives but to no avail. Im sick of dealing with it..been a week i took it to a local computer repair shop, if they cant fix it im gonna try to send everything back for new parts!
Apocalypse-X is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.