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long xp install

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by onely, Jan 22, 2003.

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  1. onely

    onely Thread Starter

    Apr 17, 2001
    My daughter finally got winxp loading back up from dos but the files started loading last night and this morning it said 85 files loaded and it wasn't finished..now I was reading that if you don't use smart drive that it will be a long install but is this how long it should be? how many files need to be loaded before it wants to restart?
  2. Rizzo


    Dec 28, 2002
    I've installed XP on some pretty slow machines and it's never taken longer than an hour.
  3. Jest8


    Jun 29, 1999
    How are you installing it? From CD? Cabs? Is it a clean install or are you trying to reinstall over the top of an existing OS?
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