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Reinstallation of XP pro fails

By MGT318 ·
I have had to reinstall XP Pro on my computer. I have the re-installation CD I start the setup process and it gets to opening screen to say ENTER or Repair and Now it does not accept keyboard commands. now what?

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Reboot, clean CD and check for scratches

by robo_dev In reply to Reinstallation of XP pro ...

Make sure CD-ROM drive is working properly.

How old is the PC? Some PCs work better with PS/2-style keyboards versus USB keyboards.

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no scratches

by MGT318 In reply to Reboot, clean CD and chec ...

CD works fine, it is only when it gets to that point in the installation for XP that it stops responding to any keyboard input

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