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Installing Xp Home For First Time


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#1 dbonniwell

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 06:16 PM

On a new build, I got to the point where I was installing XP home. I all the sudden get stopped by a BSOD pci.sys error.
I am not able to proceed any farther and must abort.
i tried making an XP SP2 streamline install disk but for this and that reasons unable to. I read this cures the problem.
How can I get around this error or fix it. thanks

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#2 Budapest

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 06:20 PM

I've read that disabling PCI Express in your BIOS before starting the installation can sometimes get around this problem.
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Posted 06 August 2008 - 07:51 PM

Would it be possible to try another windows XP CD?

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 08:22 PM

A slipstreamed or MS SP2 CD seems to solve it.

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic16553.html

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