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I have a laptop which has a japanase OS (Win XP) installed on it. Now what I'm trying to do (and I hope it will be possible with your expertise) is to reinstall a Win XP with an "english version". So, I got a win xp pro sp2 (OEM) and start to boot from cdrom. Unfortunately I've got a blue screen with an error message while the window setup is loading:

Technical information:
****STOP: 0X0000007B (0XF9972524, 0XC0000034, 0X00000000, 0X00000000) inaccessible_boot_device

BTW, I have also done the ffwng:

1. Check the website of the manufacturer to see if I can get any info about it, but its written in japanase.
2. I have run chkdsk/f on the hard disk drive and there's no physical bad sectors. \
3. I have deleted all the partitions and format the hard disk using fdisk.exe

But I still encountered the STOP error everytime I try to reinstall the XP. What does it mean? I'm not a technical person but I can follow instructions.

I would appreciate all your help to fix this problem . Thank you.
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Boot into your BIOS
(Restart computer, push the 'Del' button until it opens your bios. What is your first boot device - cdrom drive? Harddrive? You want it to boot initially from your cdrom drive then install onto your harddrive. Make sure this bios setting is correct, if no change post back
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Actually, I don't have a problem to boot up from the cdrom coz once I placed the XP cd in it, it automatically boot from there. Then the windows setup starts, but before I reach into the selection wherein I can choose to "create, delete, format partition" the system stop with a blue screen and an error STOP:Inaccessible_boot_device.
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