Re: Installing Clean Start Xp



Another thought is to try another keyboard. Possibly F8 does not work on the
keyboard you are using if nothing happens after you press it to accept
ULA. -- Steve


"Steven L Umbach" <n9rou@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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My guess is that something is not compatible on that computer for XP and
it could be a problem with the mainboard. Sometimes if you wait a while it
may work unless you get a no go message right away. If you still can boot
into the old operating system you could try using winnt32 to check for
upgrade compatibility and it may or may not find the problem. I believe
that path to winnt32 is the \i386 folder on the install disk in your cdrom
drive. You may also want to post in the windowsxp.hardware newsgroup. ---
Steve

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/winnt32.mspx?mfr=true

winnt32 /checkupgradeonly : Checks your computer for upgrade compatibility
with Windows XP

"Mara" <Mara@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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I have had help yesterday with this problem and it worked for two
computers
that I installed XP pro from clean start, but on one computer when I try
to
install it will not allow me to pass the license agreement, when I try to
do
F8 it does nothing please let me know if this is something that I can
fix.
The computer now is running on the existing Windows and is slow as a
turtle.

I thanks in advance to the nice soul that would be able to help.




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