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My guess is that Desktop Window Manager is not getting along with the graphics driver and something is failing to startup. The only other advise I have is to have Linux have lilo in it's partition as you do NOT want to have the XP bootloader overwritten. The hard drive had two partitions. For further help PM me but no guarantees I will respond. http://liveterrain.com/windows-xp/problem-re-installing-windows-xp.php

in the next command line, type this as it appear here... Last thing like i said use live cd to format the HD. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Booting to safe mode is fine. http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/blank-screen-cannot-reach-setup-screen-in-xp-installation/

Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen

CD seems to be perfectly fine. Head to hp.com, click on the chat link and HAVE YOUR DETAILS READY.What detail? Start windows in safe mode, press F8 usually during startup - I had to turn my monitor off and on again to see the screen a second at a time, and I don't have the ability to burn a recovery disk, but I do have original Windows XP installation disks.

Worked fine and fast. Disk works fine in usb hard disk enclosure. Allen images/icons/wink.gif Siberian03-07-2003, 12:00 AMokay, I disconnected the audio drive and I am reformatting the system drive again. (fingers, although now extremely cramped... I dunno) MSI NX6600 PCIE Video Any help here would be appreciated. --Some things I have tried-- rerunning lilo Installing lilo to MBR Installing lilo to bootsector Unistalling lilo (lilo -u

Win7 disk works fine...!!! Windows Xp Install Blank Screen After Inspecting Hardware When I boot to the Winodws Xp pro CD > I get the Prompt " Press any key to boot from CD" I do so then I see it go to I'm not computer savvy ... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/51554-45-windows-setup-blank-screen NOW I UNPLUG ONE FROM THE NOTEBOOK (WHICH DISENGAGES AN ENTIRE 7-PORT HUB) AND LET IT BOOT TO THE MULTIPLE USER SCREEN.

Thanks for Your help! The linux bootloader will then take care of the boot options end of things. 0 kzin Dec 2005 edited Dec 2005 Ok I solved the problem. Sign In Become an Icrontian Sign In · Register All Discussions Categories Categories All Discussions Activity Best Of... Proposed as answer by Livius Friday, January 20, 2012 4:48 PM Marked as answer by arnavsharmaMVP, Moderator Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:19 AM Tuesday, December 09, 2008 8:16 PM Reply |

Windows Xp Install Blank Screen After Inspecting Hardware

but will test all other drives, not just Seagate. As it turns out, I couldn't use the NTFS formatting that is included in the windows setup process. Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen I have the exact same issue happeingin to me, i installed FC9 and observe that i can no longer install XP now, (same issue as above. Windows Xp Boots To Black Screen If so, wait till the screen goes black and try it again.

after this I suggest you take a cup of coffee and wait coz its gona be a long process which the pc is gona do all by itself. his comment is here Now it recognizes it. Are all the fans spinning up or is one not operating? I had to use dd to wipe the first few raw MB of the drive before XP setup would actually start. 0 Thrax Professional Shill, Pokémaster, Watch Slut, Mumble Hivemind Drone

The boot disk (the one I want to install XP on) contains 2 NTFS partitions, a FAT32 partition and several Linux partitions. READ THE NEXT LINK.http://forums.cnet.com/7726-7587_102-2699006.htmlNow you know what to do next. I plugged the drive into another computer and opened the Disk Management console (right click on My Computer -> Manage -> and on the left click Disk Management). this contact form When I disconnected the audio drive I forgot to reset the jumper on the system drive.

Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #13 ranchhand_ ranchhand_ Members 1,050 posts Note that in the detailed image in the third screenshot, the temperature is 40 (104). Cable select could be going out and cause the same symptoms.

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Access recovery console before setup if possible and try chkdsk c: /r Do you have an onboard video card? 04-02-2009, 06:43 PM #3 adi535 Registered Member Join Date: IF YOU CANNOT FIND ONE, ASK FOR HELP ON DISABLING THE RADEON DRIVERS DURING INSTALL, SOMEONE HERE WILL KNOW, OR GET YOU TO A SITE, I TRIED THE LATEST 1016 BIOS This is a very helpful and greatly useful thread. When it has completed all the tests, the message "press key to exit" will appear.

Then, when I restarted with the windows setup cd and it asked about partitioning the hardrive, I chose the leave it as it is setting (since it was already formatted by Just cleck where all the utilties locate. 3.Type Debug on the DOS prompt and hit Enter.the following are commands you type, beware of the space between each.-f 200 l1000 0 hit SO I WENT WITH THE $35 PER INCIDENT. navigate here Immediately following the "Setup is inspecting your hardware configuration..." message, the screen went black.In my case, there was an existing Fedora (linux) install on the HDD.

I even installed the linux into whole of the harddisk (160gb) and tried installing windows xp again.