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    XP installation


    by oswaldsherwood ·

    After replacing a hard drive on a dell optiplex g400. I tried installing xp.The setup runs and the pc reboots after the first stage but thenthe msge appears ‘press any key to reboot from cd’.
    If this done the installation starts all over again..Whats up with that??

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    • #3311378

      Reply To: XP installation

      by dmiles ·

      In reply to XP installation

      Use a Windows startup disk to load the system files and cd rom drivers,then start installation from the beginning or open bios setup and choose the cd rom as the first boot drive,then run setup

    • #3311372

      Reply To: XP installation

      by willcomp ·

      In reply to XP installation

      Either remove CD after setup finishes copying files or don’t press a key during restart. Pressing a key boots from Cd and restarts setup.


    • #3312087

      Reply To: XP installation

      by parvus1202 ·

      In reply to XP installation

      Well, then don’t press any key on first reboot. Wait untill it says installation complete. Or wait when you are on normal XP screen with my computer, bin, my documents are all there, then remove the cd. But don’t forget to install drivers for motherboard.

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