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New hard drive, Xp install


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Gen0cyde69

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Hey guys, here is my problem. I recently bought a Seagate Baracuda model number: ST3120026A. It is a 120gb HD. Anyway, I replaced my old drive and went for a fresh install of XP, like all the other times I have done it. And it will start the setup, and install all of the XP files, then when it reboots it is susposed to go to the GUI part of the installation, and instead it starts over with the "examinaing your hardware configuration." I have done everything I can think of, including: format C:, format through xp disc, quick format, I did a full zero on the harddrive. When my computer starts up, it shows the hard drive connected, and displays all the information like it is working, but then it dosen't boot the files it just installed to the hard drive to finish the installation, it will just say "insert proper boot media and press any key to restart" I have been out of a computer for a week now, and no Battlefield 2 is killing me! So if anyone can help me it would be greatly appericated. Thanks

Edit: My computer is a Pentium 4 2.4 ghz, Motherboard: P4P800-VM

Edited by Gen0cyde69, 25 July 2005 - 11:23 PM.

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See if any of this applies:

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;891892

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;316400

http://support.micro...kb;en-us;307848
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