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My other computer

By Copyrite
Dec 9, 2004
  1. my computer stuffs up when i try and install windows xp on it a message comes on when im halfway through installing it says.

    a problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent any damage.


    then all this other stuff below........... what thre hell does this mean?? anyone able to help me??
  2. hangintite68

    hangintite68 TS Rookie Posts: 18

    well first off, the message is because either your hard drive has gone bad. which could be the case. or it's your processor. if you processor isn't sending out the right instructions, you will have error messages. try replacing the processor. cause that's probably the problem. hope that helps

    "from a person's perspective"
  3. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    Did you format the drive first? Ive never had any luck installing XP or 2000 unless its on a clean drive. The IRQ error usually means a bad driver.
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Take a look at the following link it explains what the stop messages mean.


    Regards Howard
    :wave: :wave:
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