Windows 64BIT Installation Help Problem

By mokaboy
Apr 3, 2005
  1. Ok,

    i have a

    AMD Athlon 64bit 3400+
    512mb RAM
    50GB HDD
    GF4 Ti4200

    I have XP PRO installed and partitioned my drive to install xp 64bit BETA version (dual boot).

    I boot from cd and it starts loading the drivers then it says STARTING WINDOWS and it hangs there.

    Please help :blackeye:
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Boot from the normal XP-Pro CD, select Repair console, run FIXMBR and FIXBOOT.
    Check c:\boot.ini that there is only 1 OS in it, your current XP-Pro.
    Then try again to boot from the W64 CD
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    The final version version for WinXP x86-64 has been released. If you have a proper XP Pro license, you can ask MS to provide you with an install CD for WinXP x86-64. It's no use playing around with the beta versions.
  4. mokaboy

    mokaboy TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 136

    yea ok mate,

    anyway... i went to the recovery thingie and it said somehting about C: not got the right stuff or summink it would let me command all the other partitions like D: E: etc

    i try and go to C: and a lil error thing comes up i duno :S

    any ideas?
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