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Try swapping cables, with just one hard drive and cd drive. I'm attempting to install XP Pro but it hangs during the "Installing Devices" phase at "setup will complete in approximately 33 minutes). Does this prove that it is my copy of XP that is causing all this? ****UPDATE: Successfully fixed my computer! http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download

    0 Anaheim OP Best Answer hamilt16 Nov 1, 2012 at 10:01 UTC Thanks for all the replies!   I ran Hirans boot cd, and reverted weblink

Starting to REALLY piss me off. I too was using an XP SP1 upgrade disk (using the new product key for a SP2 upgrade disk that my MBP couldn't read - after calling MS tech support, they awesome cdburner, but i couldn't get windows reinstalled when i had to. So this is the solution to a 33 (34/36 or 30 something) minute XP installation hangup problem: Its as simple as deleting a simple 'inf' file which caused the installation to https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/828267

Windows Xp Installation Stuck At Installing Devices

DanClick to expand... i had the same problem when i was trying to install when i was using my 44x yamaha. I know it can't be the hardrives because I reformat every single time and both of them are brand new. Either one of my ram sticks is fried or some section of my mobo is dead... #8 Gokuto, Jun 21, 2004 huesmann Diamond Member Joined: Dec 7, 1999 Messages: 8,614

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rborgattFeb 23, 2009, 6:43 AM http://techtracer.com/2007/03/12/xp-installation-the-34-minute-hiccup/This will fix AnonymousMar 26, 2010, 3:22 PM here microsoft has an solution for youRestart your computer.Setup tries to identify the device that is causing the Windows Xp Freezes During Installation I tried unplugging extra Ram and my WD harddrive, but I still get WinXP stuck at the 35min range at the "installing devices" phase. Maybe at the 35 min marker Windows is trying to reboot and hanging because the command to cycle power is getting stuck. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-home-repair-install-hangs-at-35-minutes-remaining.20255/ USB Root Hub - \Device\USBPDO-1 HardwareId: USB\ROOT_HUB20&VID10DE&PID036D&REV00A2 USB\ROOT_HUB20&VID10DE&PID036D USB\ROOT_HUB20USB\ROOT_HUB20&VID10DE&PID036D&REV00A2 5.

Related Resources xp install freezes after 34 minutes Windows xp sp2 installation hangs upon reaching 34 minutes remaining Blue screen at 35 minutes to go in Windows XP installation New XP You stated "The log finishes saying "selected best compatible driver" and that indicates that you have not installed a driver and Windows is having to use a compatible driver for the BetaOverclocking 2,225 views 5:47 How to Run Windows XP on Android - Duration: 12:20. YMMV #18 GregANDTCH, Jun 22, 2004 huesmann Diamond Member Joined: Dec 7, 1999 Messages: 8,614 Likes Received: 0 Try installing with your case open and good air flowing.

Windows Xp Freezes During Installation

Jan 28, 2005 #1 Anarchi TS Rookie Ive seen some cases where Windows Setup would hang if more than 256MB memory was installed - but thats a bit far fetched. I really appreciate ANY kind of help, thanks. *UPDATE, have tried swapping out RAM in all configurations and same thing still happens! **UPDATE: Have set CPU voltage + clock speed back Windows Xp Installation Stuck At Installing Devices It's not going anywher. Windows Xp Setup Stuck by Edward ODaniel / August 21, 2012 8:10 AM PDT In reply to: thanks for reply.

Use custom installation [email protected], Sep 20, 2008 #9 nookeen Messages: 3 The same problem but it went away I had the same problem got stick at 33 minutes. http://homecomputermarket.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-stuck-on-startup-screen.html SXS Installation Succeed for D:\I386\asms D:\I386\NT5INF.CA_ was copied to E:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\NT5INF.CAT. tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I do have the original XP Pro SP2 disc but .. Anarchi said: Ive seen some cases where Windows Setup would hang if more than 256MB memory was installed - but thats a bit far fetched. 34 Minutes Timer

Did FixMBR and Fixboot C: 3. Maybe the repair install looks at both %systemfolder%\inf\ folders, and gets confused? If so, then go to Device Manager and remove and suspect devices such as printers, scanners, and non-microsoft mouse drivers (Logitech drivers are known to cause strange issues). http://homecomputermarket.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-freezes-during-installation.html tada -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer I'll agree with Willy ...

Shane Phillips 13,450 views 1:37 install windows xp just 10 to 15 min - Duration: 3:09. Note: I have a Dell XP SP1 install disk, that was not the problem. Did you try it with only one stick of ram at a time?

nothing was writing to the hardrive and the GUI was stuck in the same place.

sbalthazor, Jun 18, 2007 #4 sbalthazor Messages: 3 OK I finally got it to install - just had to use an .ISO image (not the disc) and kept clicking reset virtual Please try again now or at a later time. Neksor 218,462 views 4:09 How to Install Windows XP - Duration: 12:01. Then restart the VM, it will restart the installation and...it worked perfectly for me!

But thanks for the suggestion. i'm with greg. hang! this content Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

fun stuff! Maybe I got lucky, not sure but it worked. Could there be an issue with no video driver being present since it's such a new device? you can access your whole file tree and copy stuff to the usb drive (f:\ or e:\), although i found that you need to wait until the install hangs in order

black scrreen. Michel Houde, Apr 28, 2009 #11 Aaron Padoshek Messages: 1 Problem still exists in Parallels 4.0 Is there any solution to this in Parallels 4.0? any other suggestions would be appreciated -- anything short of throwing it out the window that is! how long did you leave it going?

GeekBayRepairs 5,520 views 3:04 Install Windows XP from a USB Flash Drive / Pen Drive - Duration: 7:34. Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > I've tried leaving ACPI on, and one hardrive I'm trying actually had winxp installed and working perfectly up until my computer wouldn't boot. This is the first time I encountered such a problem.

Then decided to put Linux Fedora 4 on it. Similar Threads - setup hangs minutes Forum Date Windows 7 Pro x64 install hangs at "Setup is updating registry settings" Computer Help Jul 28, 2010 XP Setup Hangs & BSODs Computer Executing C:\WINDOWS\system32\setup.exe with command line: Setup - newsetup #I393 Modified INF cache "C:\WINDOWS\inf\INFCACHE.1 #I393 Modified INF cache "C:\WINDOWS\dell\aac\INFCACHE.1 #I393 Modified INF cache "C:\WINDOWS\dell\aarich\INFCACHE.1 #I393 Modified INF cache "C:\WINDOWS\dell\cercsr6\INFCACHE.1 #I393 Modified INF Walking away and returning depends, usually I give it 15-20min.

Jan 29, 2005 #4 Guigsy1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 when i boot it goes directly into the reinstall setup, i've been able to get most of the stuff onto no, i haven't tried that. if you got it off th net, maybe its a bad iso, itll burn fine, but the thing is just messed up #11 imported_tightflks, Jun 21, 2004 Gokuto Junior Member D:\I386\FP4.CA_ was copied to E:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\FP4.CAT.

D:\I386\NTPRINT.CAT was copied to E:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\NTPRINT.CAT.