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XP REBOOTS


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:tazz: HELP, I FORMATTED MY HARD DRIVE WITH MAX BLAST 3, I THEN INSTALLED XP PRO AND NOW MY COMPUTER REBOOTS IN A LOOP. JUST BEFORE THE REBOOT THERE IS AN ERROR MESSAGE BUT IT GOES BY TO FAST TO MAKE OUT.

ERROR MESSAGE AS CLOSE AS I CAN GET = A OPERATION WAS ATTEMPETED TO A VOLUME ???????

ANY SUGGESTIONS

I HAVE RELOADED XP MANY TIMES
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System specs?

Did you format with Dynamic overlay?

How far into the boot can you get?

Can you boot into safe mode?

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Edited by makai, 11 July 2005 - 06:45 PM.

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Tap your delete key at boot and see if you can either shut off the auto reboot from the menu, or boot into safe mode. Post back.

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THANKS FOR REPLYS, DELETE DOES NOT GET ME INTO BIOS OR END REBOOT. I GET PASS THE XP WINDOWS SCREEN THEN IT READS SETUP RESTARTING THE IT GOES TO THE ERROR MESSAGE AND REBOOTS. I AM NOT SURE WHAT YOU MEAN BY DYNAMIC OVERLAY BUT I DID DO A FORMAT AND SETUP USUNG THE CD THAT CAME WITH THE NEW HD.
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Dynamic disk overlay is basically software that disk manufactures use for helping motherboards bios's that don't normally support larger disk sizes. That's the basic definition, anyways.

The reason I asked is because I have heard of DDO causing problems with XP sometimes.

Why don't you try to format your disk again using Maxblast and try a reinstallation.

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