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The drive had Debian Linux installed on there before. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I dragged out an old keyboard and mouse, plugged them in, and rebooted. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... news

Sometimes not. I tried setting the first boot to CD and second boot to harddisk. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now I disconnected and unplugged ALL of my USB devices, incuding the wireless keyboard and mouse. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win-xp-pro-sr2-reboot.283038/

After each installation, the screen pops up informing me the installation was a success. check Format the partition using the NTFS file system ... This has been a persisent problem for more than a year. Restored back to before SR2 was installed That bring all up to current.

I'll keep trying random stuff and post if I find the solution, but I doubt I will stumble across it by myself :| - BleechedW 0 OPDiscussion Starter BleechedW 9 Years I'm still scratching my head wondering what I'm doing wrong. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. It is not from my actual install.

Top of pageRemarks•If you indicate a major and minor reason code, you must first define these reason codes on each computer for which you plan to use the particular reason. During installation you should delete your hard disk partition first before partitioning it again. Go to bios again and set your dvd/cdrom as first boot, save and exit. useful reference It reboots and I take out my cd.

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It installs correctly (or at least claims it does) and then goes to reboot. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/283038 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Join the community here.

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I did the restore moves again. It goes a little something like this: Boot from CD ... go to the hdd makers website and get there utility for setting up your hard drive for an operating system ,they a ll have one .and use it to ready the

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If I reset or power down & reboot, I get either same issue Now I can boot & log in however random programs still do not work. Have something to contribute to this discussion? Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

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Login now. Stay logged in Sign up now! You can use a maximum of 127 characters. Is there a problem with the boot sector of the hard drive or what?

if I don't choose any of them then the PC will reboot again and come to the same screen and reboot again .... 1st Boot Device is set to Harddisk in Bold items are original parts when issue first noticed. Update to SR2 & all hell breaks loose for about 3 month 3. I did the installation of SR2 again, with exactly the same results.

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. I am trying to install windows xp with service pack 2 on a 200GB hard drive. Oshkoshjohn, Oct 10, 2004 #1 southernlady Joined: May 6, 2004 Messages: 1,928 This time, instead of reinstalling SP2, just tell it to ignore it for now. It gets to the DOS boot part but just reboots and will do that for hours.

Don't know yet if this will repeat. --Bob [email protected] ID: 32250 · Bob Kluckhohn Send message Joined: 21 Nov 99Posts: 11Credit: 4,044,135RAC: 3,196 Message 32259 - Posted: 3 Oct 2004, Top of pageExamplesTo shut down \\MyServer in 60 seconds, force running applications to close, restart the computer after shutdown, indicate a user code, indicate that the shutdown is planned, log major Used without parameters, shutdown will logoff the current user. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones

CPU running XP home without SR2 –No problems & life is good 2. Now, the computer is almost dead in the water. A few weeks later I decided to try it again. Ask a question and give support.

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