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By diga ·
I have tried installing several versions of windows and have not had any success. This has happened on 2 seperate machines. I have changed all devices and have gone back to just a display card in both without success. I have followed the directions in the setup.txt file (CAB section) and still no success. the Q is could this be a boot virus, bios virus. The first machine was not mine and I put the hdd into mine to get a critical data off and approximately 2 weeks later my sysem was hanging and then would come back, mouse would hang or lock but keyboard was still operational and other times the system would freeze. winME would only get to 8% (creation of startup disk) xp would get to 6% install but when I double the ram i got to 18% install, if the first machine had a boot virus could it be transferred to the second machine that was used to get the data. I have fdisk both machines and also the mbr and still could not get an O/S on.

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by dmiles In reply to cant install windows

Boot the computer,when the Startup window appears,press the key designated to enter setup
Disable the Anti-Virus in configuration panel

Using a Anti-Virus ERD boot with floppy in computer and run scan from the dos mode,it will scan drive and clean any virus that is present

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by www.tecklord.by.ru In reply to cant install windows

1.What do you use to boot and install Windows? If it is a CD-Room, than you have to change the way you boot.(use your hdd instead)
2. I don`t think it can be a virus, but anyway you can try to scan your hdd( but better do it, if possible, on another pc with a working operationg system and an updated anti-virus program).
3. are you sure the hardware on your PCs is supported by Mirosoft Windows?

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by Dirkdj In reply to cant install windows

It smells virus like. The best way to check it is, to run the Norton AntiVirus 2003 FROM THE CDROM that comes with the SystemWorks of Norton.
So you have to buy SystemWorks (not very expensive).
Good luck

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