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Laptop is switched off when i try to installed new window

By abdirisaq8 ·
I am trying to install winXP laptop packard bell as soon a load Xp CD is shuts down can i tryed to use difference Cd still shuts down some help me please

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How do you know if has a virus ? ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to Laptop is switched off wh ...

Whatever program told you that the laptop is infected should be the best way to eradicate the virus.

What are you trying to 'install' on this laptop?
What model of PackardBell laptop is this?

Does the laptop boot normally without a disc in the CD drive?
*What operating system is currently installed on this laptop?


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Yes it would help if you told us what you are trying to install

by OH Smeg In reply to Laptop is switched off wh ...

If it is Windows XP you don't Install the OS from Within a OS you need to insert the Install Disc into the Optical drive and boot off the Optical Drive to install XP.

You may need to change the Boot Order in BIOS to Optical Drive First then the HDD to do this.

Of course if you are attempting to Install XP onto Vista you need to first have a M$ Branded Install Disc and you need to download the right XP Drivers for your Hardware before you attempt anything else.

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