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I have Ubuntu and Win XP (crap OS) in dual-boot with Grub. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - How I solved it... After booting normally, I could choose another resolution using the default drivers from Microsoft. Alternatively Windows XP BSOD's when trying to install in AHCI mode but at least you get to WELCOME screen in IDE mode. Then I removed the card's drivers. navigate here

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Thanks again.. As it turns out, I couldn't use the NTFS formatting that is included in the windows setup process. Join our site today to ask your question. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/268849/blank-screen-when-installing-windows-xp/

Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen

To anyone trying this, you have to make sure the exact sectors are in the exact same place when you do this or linux will most probably choke. When ubuntu came up it said it had to go into low resolution but once I hit okay everything worked fine. READ THE NEXT LINK.http://forums.cnet.com/7726-7587_102-2699006.htmlNow you know what to do next. So far have not gotten first drive to be seen but my blank screen problem is hard drive not being able to been seen by XP setup. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse

  1. after inspecting hardware and loading basic installation file ,computer goes to black screen (without system restating or turning off and i had to rest computer ) but i have no problem
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Hope this helps someone out there. See if the caps lock light goes on and off. But that still did not solve my problem. Any thoughts, anyone?

abcdjzmcbt, Jul 1, 2009 #9 ojasookas Thread Starter Joined: Jun 30, 2009 Messages: 7 I don't have an extra monitor. I wonder if that might be part of the problem... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? New drive was 250GB so first tried making drive primary master, primary slave, secondary master, secondary slave and XP boot disk would still blank out when setup started.

I'm glad that I could help you. Just have single operating system. Reply Report Vendoso- Feb 17, 2013 02:28PM thanks as wel, it was alot of help with my problem Reply Report duke- Aug 21, 2013 09:11AM excelent solution, txs so much- Reply If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Windows Xp Install Blank Screen After Inspecting Hardware

I can start the computer in "safe mode" or "enable vga mode", i can uninstall the video drivers, install them again : When I reboot everything works fine! browse this site So what I did was go to Gateway and get the VGA driver for my card and installed the correct driver anyways with Windows 7 loaded. Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen Use a Win98 startup disk to Boot up your computer. Windows Xp Boots To Black Screen Deleted NTFS and recreated partition, made it active, also tried to fix mbr of disk; all these changes and setup would start again anew but after copying same initial files would

I ran dban's Boot and Kill ( ) to clear the hard drive (simply used Erase mode). " AnonymousMar 12, 2010, 4:49 AM This means Setup can not access your hard check over here BTW :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave: Dec 31, 2004 #3 Shiney TS Booster Posts: 157 I agree with the other posts, your graphics card set up is wrong. I am eternally grateful because I have a lot of computers left to do. If I am wrong please correct me =). 0 profdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio Dec 2005 edited Dec 2005 When you get to the point where WinXP is asking

I've been trying to figure it out for several weeks now. Also, is there a soln by which hard disk contents should not be erased...... Then it transfers the files just fine. his comment is here As it turns out, I couldn't use the NTFS formatting that is included in the windows setup process.

after inspecting hardware and loading basic installation file ,computer goes to black screen (without system restating or turning off and i had to rest computer ) but i have no problem ojasookas, Jul 1, 2009 #8 abcdjzmcbt Joined: Nov 1, 2004 Messages: 194 Do you have an extra desktop monitor around? It should be sticking up straight and out a bit.

If you are installing Windows on its own drive then disconnect other drives first, if it still happens then it's the drive you're trying to install to which is the problem

It won't allow me to change any of the advanced settings (I'm trying to change the refresh rate to 60Hz). any help would be appreciated, can you tell in detailed how to format the mbr from linux. I see it saying setup is starting and then before the setup for installation screens come on the screen goes black. Then it goes into the windows installation set up screens and goes blank.

I'm lost !! ozziebeanie, Jun 30, 2009 #5 ojasookas Thread Starter Joined: Jun 30, 2009 Messages: 7 There was XP before (the same one, I'm trying to install now). Elvandil, Jun 30, 2009 #4 ozziebeanie Joined: Jun 24, 2009 Messages: 1,339 Where I worked we received some laptops (New) with Vista installed, you either (if new laptops) have to use weblink So I'm still stuck.

Well se how > it> goes...>If the new HDD is a stand alone master, you may not require a jumperrgdsLi'l Roberto mghlordJan 1, 2009, 1:25 PM after changing graphic card to My video card is a Intel 82815 with the latest drivers. I have researched whether or not a BIOS update would take advantage of hard drive bigger than that. Change the drive to the RAM drive that contain all startup utilities, it may be E: if you have CD rom or D:.

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