Reinstalling Windows Problem

By whakoworld
Sep 24, 2008
  1. Right heres the problem - I've been trying to reinstall windows xp sp2 on my SATA drive for the last 2 days and its not working. It either stops at 34 minutes or it will go past that and to about 15 minutes then ill get a blue screen of death. I'm a bit stumped because i've done this before so i dont know what i've done differently - except that was a PATA drive. It's driving me nuts so any thoughts or advice anybody could give me would be greatly appreciated!
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Reset CMOS settings to default
    And possibly run Memtest on your Ram
  3. whakoworld

    whakoworld TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Ah :D The CMOS thing worked - thanks so much!
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
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