i have made bootable flash for XP with many tools everytime i get the same problem it dosent install XP in my hdd, i have disabled sata from the bios so it takes it as IDE, .. anywayz the problem is, it says the partition is not a valid patition to install XP .. make a valid partition ... can u guide me ? and pls dont give me a these links ...http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/120444-how-to-install-windows-from-usb-winsetupfromusb-with-gui/
i dont understand what they talk about in there... i have tried many forums and everyone give me this link...(((((((
this messages displays when i enable SATA contrller and try to install XP from USB Flash drive
Check for viruses on your computer. Remove any newly installed\nhard drives or hard drive controllers. Check your hard drive\nto make sure it is properly configured and terminated.\nRun CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then\nrestart your computer.
when sata is disabled from bios, this is the message screen....
this is the message screen
windowsxp professional setup
To install windows xp on the partition you selected,
setup must write some startup files to the following disk:
95394 MB Disk 0 on bus 0 on atapi [MBR]
However, this disk does not contain a Windows XP-compatible partition.
to continueinstalling windows xp, return to the partition selection
screen and create a windows XP-compatible partition on the disk
above, and then create a new one.
to return to the partition screen, press enter.
when SATA is Enabled this is what screen shows
a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer
if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,
restart your computer. if this screen appears again, follow these steps:
check for viruses on your computer. remove any newly installed
hard drives or hard drive controllers. check your hard drive
to make sure it is properly configured and terminated.
run chkdsk / to check for hard drive corruption. and then
restart your computer.
*** STOP: 0x0000007b (0xF7CAF524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
Edited by Shaheryar, 29 April 2011 - 03:34 PM.