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So i got sick of vista in about 22 hours. Couldn't do anything without getting a program "Not Responding"

I guess Vista's spiting me, because I can't install XP.

I had vista installed on a 36gb raptor..took that raptor out, just gonna sell it. I went to install XP on my 160gb Western Digi drive..but I get errors before I can even accept the license agreement. Problem with the disk its saying...but, i can pop the disk in any of my other computers and have it show up perfectly...

Any clue whats going on here? All I want is an OS..is that too much to ask
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post #2 of 10
maybe there are bad sectors in that drive
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post #3 of 10
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Its possible...but I havn't even gotten to the installation part, it wont even load the disk basically
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post #4 of 10
I can provide absolutely no help at all, except that I had a drive do that and gave it away.
The new owner (Zacbrain) had no issues at all with it
I fought it for 2 days, wiped it, rewrote it twice , formatted it in other systems I gave up.
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post #5 of 10
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I dont like the sounds of that at all..so it just fired right up fine for Zac?
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
I dont like the sounds of that at all..so it just fired right up fine for Zac?
Yep
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post #7 of 10
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=/

Well, I hope I'm not in the same boat as you..thanks for the help anyways, reps
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post #8 of 10
Try with 1 stick of ram
post #9 of 10
Do you have any type of onboard RAID on? That would have the drive not show up if the drivers wern't in the CD?
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post #10 of 10
Try using a different dvd drive/cd drive. I've had that happen too and for some reason it worked in my other drive?
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