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Help! Can't install OS...black screen with -

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by LauraKay05, May 13, 2007.

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  1. LauraKay05

    LauraKay05 Thread Starter

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    I'm having some issues. I got my dell laptop all set to go with XP and all the drivers, programs, etc. But I didn't realize I had to install Dell Media Direct prior to installing XP. Crap. So I decide...ok, that sucks, but I'll just start over. So I put in the Media CD and create the partition and it warns me that it will destroy everything on my hard drive, etc. Then I go to the next step, to install XP, and nothing happens. I don't know what to do! All I get is a black screen with a - on the top.

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