XP desperately slow to load!

By rpthomas
May 30, 2005
  1. Using Asus A7N8X Deluxe with AMD Athlon 2400. Changed HD to clean new drive and attempted to reinstall XP. So far taken 8 hours and not yet completed the install of XP. Drive checked with Maxtor utility and certified ok after full test. Still loading extremely slowly. Any suggestions?

  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    I had the exact same board when I was trying to build the system. XP will freeze in install. I gave up and changed to an MSI with no problems,
  3. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    This is very odd

    I have same board but running a 2700 XP+.
    I have XP pro installed on a sata drive.
    The only prob I've had so far was I had to install XP with only
    the sata drive installed in order to get it listed as C:\ in XP.
    I wonder what gives with Asus? :confused:
    maybe gremlin's do exist :eek:
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