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#1 HPCowner

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:20 PM

How long should it take to load window's XP onto a computer for the very first time? meaning, to install the operating system to a new computer? an estimation of the time would be great, thanks!


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:27 PM

If the drive is already formatted an hour would probably be plenty of time for the base install.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:44 PM

Thanks, when trying to load the XP disk, it gets to kernal Debugger DLL and it says that it cant load it and press any key to continue.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:47 PM

When you say your're trying to load the XP disc, are you booting from the install disk (CD) and then begining the install process?

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:49 PM

I'm booting from the xp OS disk, and then going through f9 f1 then selecting boot from disk, and it starts it, by checking my systems hardware configuration, and then it goes into a blue screen, Windows Setup, and then it starts loading files.

then it goes File setupdd.sys could not be loaded.
The error code is 4

Setup cannon continue. Press any key to exit.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:54 PM

Ive had two seperate issues with loading XP. Both were caused by bad RAM.

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 09:56 PM

thanks, I just read elsewhere that that may be the problem aswell, I will try different ram, and if that doesnt work i guess there is still an issue

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 10:20 PM

Here a tutorial on testing your RAM.
How to Test RAM on Your Computer
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