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Toshiba 1555CDS XP install help

By leon phelps
Jun 7, 2005
  1. Hello,

    I have a Toshiba Satellite. AMD 450, 256K RAM. I am trying to install XP pro. I get error message during OS install telling me that BIOS is not ACPI compliant. Toshiba says BIOS is ACPI complaint.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    I have gone into BIOS and set to boot from CD-ROM, then I get partially into OS install then get error message.
     
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    That BIOS may be, but the laptop specs must be too low for XP to install.
     
  3. leon phelps

    leon phelps TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    I guess we will try 2000 then.
     
  4. leon phelps

    leon phelps TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Same result with 2000 pro. I am guessing I need to change something in the BIOS now.

    Any recommendations now? I get through the loading files then get the error.

    2000 should work is 98 was loaded correct?

    I had bios version 7.20, changed to 7.4, then went to 7.3.
     
  5. leon phelps

    leon phelps TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    The secret is in hitting the <f7> key during boot. This will bypass the ACPI stuff and let you load Windows XP and 2000.

    Hope this helps someone.
     
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