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I would have liked >> >> > to get back into Windows to deactivate iTunes (this particular physical >> >> > machine is registered 3 times due to reinstalls). >> >> I finally managed to boot into Safe mode to disable the auto restart, but it didn't matter. So I > > decided to do a repair installation of Windows XP. Hmmm. weblink

It got me past when the installation hunged up at 34 minutes remaining where it was installing devices. I'm gonna guess its drivers/hardware. How can I fix this. Thanks! >> >> >> >> db, Jul 28, 2009 #15 anoyed Guest I was able to log into the computer using my user account, which had admin privileges. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/xp-pro-repair-install-32-minute-hang-570779/

Windows Xp Freezes During Installation

How can I fix this. Before the > > repair install, my computer was running Service Pack 3. > > > > Also, I have a thread discussing this issue here: > > http://www.maximumpc.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=95965 > > Dec 26, 2008 #20 wps TS Rookie Hi , had this problem when building a new pc for the kids, using a PC Chips motherboard M848A. Nov 11, 2006 #15 missouladave TS Rookie Thanks-it worked Removing the extra memory and running with only 256MB worked.

Sign in 17 22 Don't like this video? It will not complete the installation process because of the write protect problem. Loading... However, I have forgotten the password to the Administrator > account, which is apparently required to use the Recovery Console.

No slipstreamed or user made one. I am asking primarily about the fact that the installation repair is getting hung up. I have done this before, but for some reason it won't work this > time. > -- > HELP > > > "db" wrote: > >> you may have used the http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-home-repair-install-hangs-at-35-minutes-remaining.20255/ I've read that that can happen.

I take the boot/installation disk out, and the same thing just keeps happening over and over. Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 Kaityf Kaityf Topic Starter Members don't know what else to do (other than reformatting, which i really don't want to do). So I restarted the installation, but now it hangs at >> > the first install screen after the first reboot.

Windows Xp Installation Stops At 34 Minutes

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 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/231334-45-installation-freezes-minutes Thanks, treee Aug 12, 2008 #18 derbyp TS Rookie Laptop - XP home repair hanging on 34 mins Hi, I had the same problem with the installation hanging at 34 Windows Xp Freezes During Installation Repair installations do not always work because sometimes an add-on or an earlier system patch interferes. But the instant I unplugged the ethernet cable, the installation progress bar moved for the first time and went down to 31 minutes, and then finally completed the repair install.

It asks me to retry, cancel, or browse to find it in another location, but I can't move the mouse or use the keyboard. have a peek at these guys Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. in order to use your sp2 cd for a repair installation, you would need to uninstall the sp3 update from the o.s. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

the reinstall setup hangs at 35 minutes remaining (during "installing devices").... XP installation hangs after 34 mins. then you might try the following commands at the disk prompt>: chkdsk /p fixboot fixmbr then "exit", remove cd and see how your system boots. ----------------- incidentally, the fixmbr will provide http://wowtechminute.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-home-edition-upgrade-to-windows-7.html I have done this before, but for some reason it won't work this >> > time. >> > -- >> > HELP >> > >> > >> > "db" wrote: >>

any help anyone?Click to expand... I have a older Intel D915GAV motherboard and don't know what else in the BIOS i might change. Is there still anything you are trying to get off the drive?

Thanks! > anoyed, Jul 28, 2009 #3 JS Guest Before you go to the extreme of re-installing Windows, try the Repair Install one more time.

However, when the install > >> >> >> >> > finished and the splash screen came up with the words: Please Wait, the > >> >> >> >> > process began Thanks for the help, good people! Then try to do the reinstall. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request.

Feb 14, 2005 #6 Guigsy1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 unfortunately i had to reinstall a fresh copy of windows... just to be sure. Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. this content Dave Bennett 2,685,175 views 3:52 Recover Your System With Free Tools - "Ultimate Boot CD" - Duration: 9:03.

FWIW: If you ran a chkdsk /r for more than 7 hours or so and you don't have a tremendously large hard drive (larger than anything known to exist right now)...I'd I have no previous entries to restore... So I restarted the installation, but now it hangs at > >> > the first install screen after the first reboot. This feature is not available right now.

I'll install motherboard drivers before SP3 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I notice in your reply to ... I've walked away till about 3.00am after going half the day at 32 minutes remaining.