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xp installation problem

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by nhquereshi, Feb 3, 2007.

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  1. nhquereshi

    nhquereshi Thread Starter

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    I am trying to format c and reinstall windows xp pro. Bios is set to boot from cd first. It does show the lines reading 'press any key to boot from cd rom' but when I press any key then it shows a black screen with a small white spot on the left topmost part of screen. Nothing else comes up allowing me to proceed no matter how long I wait. Neither any errors are stated.
    I have tried 3 xp installation cds which I have used successfully in the past but I get same result.
    please help me with a solution ...thanks in advance.
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Are you using a USB keyboard or mouse?
     
  3. nhquereshi

    nhquereshi Thread Starter

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    I was using a usb mouse some two months back on the same windows but I have uninstalled it. Currently I am using a serial mouse. thanks for taking interest.
     
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    Try a different keyboard ( PS/2 ) to see if you get the same result
     
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