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This does not complete.(Hmm.... This started by me updating the BIOS (which was very out of date) on my motherboard. Secondly, the PC that I am replacing is really very old (PII 233MHz) and running VMWare on that would be a real stretch.I think I'll try a 2 pronged attack; first This worked, so the issue is Windows 2000 specific.I'm really hoping someone can help, as I am so p****d off right now. http://internetpasswordpro.com/win-2k/win-2k-setup-install-problems.html

Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft MVP [Windows] http://www.microsoft.com/protect "Ook" wrote: | Of all the Asus mobo based systems I've installed Win2000 on that did not | need these drivers, why does this My NLite settings attached to next post.Thanks!..... XP installed just fine, go figure? Microsoft Corporation in no way endorses or is affiliated with LabMice.net. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/216387-46-win2000-install-hangs-setup-starting-windows-2000

Operating Systems Feb 6, 2017 [SOLVED] My last resort - Windows refuses to install in new motherboard Operating Systems Jan 28, 2017 How to Install Windows 7 on USB 3.0 Computer? Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller Marked in Device Manager After Upgrade to Windows 2000 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 228204 - There may be an exclamation point in a yellow circle next Loading... Regards, Thomas "Thund3rstruck_N0i" <> wrote in message news:40349bf2$0$52151$... > Mara spilled my beer when they jumped on the table and proclaimed in > <> > > > On Wed, 18 Feb

Windows 2000 is installed on a drive formatted with the OS/2 File System (HPFS). Sign Up Now! While you answer the questions it asks you, you'll be confronted with the opportunity to delete, create and format partitions. Theneverything stops..first stops the CD drive to spin then a short break and then it starts to spin again and after some minuttes the CD stops completely ?

You do, > with mine. Operating Systems Dec 27, 2016 Away Diamond Member Joined: May 1, 2005 Messages: 4,432 Likes Received: 0 Did you try installing only one stick of memory? #2 Away, Mar 19, But it's great to know that people can easily find this thread if they need it. I go to install Win2000, it copies files, reboots, loads the different components and gets to the point where it says "Setup is starting Windows 2000" and it hangs.

Cannot Create Partition Greater than 1 GB during NT and Windows 2000 setup Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 137474 - When you attempt to install Windows NT/2000 on a computer with some At the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to start Windows XP Setup. 4. You should delete your partition(s) and format each one as necessary. Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us

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I did have a look through some of the log files from the install (not that any of it makes the slightest bit of sense to me) and DTCSetup.cat was the I disabled the FD controller in the BIOS and in the Standard CMOS menu, set the A: drive to "None". But, I think it does ask twice for the driver > disk... > > NOI Thomas Mortensen, Feb 19, 2004 #7 Mara Guest On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 21:15:01 +0100, Thanks Dec 2, 2005 #4 Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573 +65 You never actually mentioned deleting your partition and formatting the drive.

This is a bar bones system, a Maxtor 10GB IDE drive, | a new memorex cd player, tnt vanta video card, onboard lan and sound. Since I upgraded from the A7V266 I had win2k allready installed on the harddrive. So then I tried to install USP5.1 with Hotfixes and NLite tweaks, and this also worked! That was the beginning of my 48 hours of hell.No matter what I did, I just could not get Windows to complete an install.

Something to try, if you haven't. I don't know if I'll have to with the new board. Installing Recovery Console while the other installation is in progress deletes necessary files from the $win_nt folder. I cannot get it to go past this point.

Does anybody know what i can do to get the system to conitnue with a normal boot and not attempt to restart the setup procedure. I've done this dozens of time, wtf? I've had this motherboard with the onboard chip (Asus board) > > for a very long time, and I'm the only one I know who even has a board > >

I decided to reinstall WIN 2000 PRO, thinking some of the drivers were removed.

This time it worked! Microsoft, NT, BackOffice, MCSE, and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. This started by me updating the BIOS (which was very out of date) on my motherboard. Error Message: The Operating System Image You Selected Does Not Contain the Necessary Drivers...

Now I was able to install the same cd with the usb cd drive on a Fugiji tablet that is made for 98 and 2000 and the setup runs fine. This thing is pretty weird because that means that I am stuck with the initial driver from Adaptec (the one there was included in the retail box. And that is it - the end a blue microsoft screen with the > above text ? > > I have tried everything what is possible for a "normal" computer guy: Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

Setting the logging mode to Verbose can help you with troubleshooting the Setup process. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. cfreyman, Nov 1, 2001 #1 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,180 Have you tried making the four startup disks and booting from them? Windows 2000 Hangs at "Setup Is Starting Windows 2000" Message Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 234772 - This article lists troubleshooting steps to try if Windows 2000 Text-mode Setup stops responding (hangs)

The screen comes up and asks you to hit the S key to install the driver, and then you select the proper driver and hit Enter. After you delete the partition(s) abort the install, then again > restart the pc booting the CD-Rom or setup disks to avoid unexpected drive > letter assignments with your new install. Disabled Binding Does Not Migrate After Upgrade to Windows 2000 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 233255 - If Netmon tools and agent service binding is disabled before you upgrade from Microsoft Windows I think I will try once more to get a new driver from Adaptec some how.

So I prepped a Sp4 cd with rollup 1 in it. I did this and remade the ISO and it still didn't work. Just a little tidbit of info you will probably never use:EHCI- Enhanced Host Controller Interface. Hardware Issues Access to CD-ROM Lost When GUI-Mode Setup Starts Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 228852 - When you are installing Windows 2000, Setup may lose access to the CD-ROM drive after

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