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Installing XP but Hangs on Splash Screen

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by BoOku, Sep 26, 2003.

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  1. BoOku

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    when i try to install xp on my comp...everything goes well until you have to restart and when it get's to the xp splash screen it hangs up and freezes =( please if anyone can help me or knows how to solve this problem..i would appreciate it..thanks.
     
  2. mobo

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    Do you have any expansion cards like video , or sound ? If so try removing them..
     
  3. Firah

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    Could be a problem with RAM also. If you have two sticks, remove one.
     
  4. BoOku

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    Well i don't have any expansions so that can't be it...and i only i 1 256 ram stick in my comp..but thank you for your suggestions. i still need help though :( i can't handle using win98 anymore!
     
  5. Firah

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    BoOku,

    Can you borrow a stick of RAM from another working computer, just for test purpose?
     
  6. BoOku

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    Firah, my friend and i already tried that..we even installed xp on his hardive on his comp and when we put his hd in mine it still would freeze at the very same spot.
     
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