- Jan 29, 2004
I got a machine here-its a presario 5190. It has 2 instances of XP installed, and it wont boot to either one. The owner said he tried to install a printer, and then when he rebooted, it got caught in a loop, and just contnues to restart itself. It wont start in safe mode, and it wont start with the last known good configuration. I tried a repair install, but that didnt seem to work either. It just reboots endlessly, right after XP starts loading. Any suggestions ?? I suspect the computer doesnt have enough memory for XP. I believe XP requires a minium of 256MB, and I believe this has only 192 MB RAM. I believe that the best option is to reformat, and install Win 98. The guy that owns this doesnt even have it on the internet-just uses it for his trip planner, and some games. Any thoughts on the subject?? Thanks for all the input!!!