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Windows Xp Pro Does Not Boot


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#1 kaveman

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 02:16 PM

Hi,

I have a machine with CentQS (linux) loaded which I would like to install XP over it. I have it set to boot from cd and it does up to a point. It says "press any key to boot from cd". I do and next screen says it is checking the system hardware and then, the screen stays black and does nothing else. How can I make it to the XP setup menu?

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 03:59 PM

Delete the linux partition...maybe XP cannot read it...which is why it stops.

Windows looks for FAT32 or NTFS file systems...or a blank partition, IMO.

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