Installing Win Xp on A compaq presario 7470

By marinc21
Jun 13, 2005
  1. I have been trying to Install Windows Xp on a compaq presario 7470, everytime it freezes on set-up is loading files (setup executive) I have formatted the drive, changed the cd rom, the cd drive, the memory, the cpu, nothing I change seems to work, then I tried to reload win98 and it freezes.
    what could this be? Help.....

    cpu is AMD-K6-2
    533 mhz
    128 mb ram
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    It sounds to me like there is something wrong with one of your pieces of hardware. I would suggest removing everything except the CPU, Memory, CDROM and HDD. Take out your modem, NIC, sound card, etc.

    This should eliminate your problems. If not post back :p

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
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