it still freezes. I pulled one stick of RAM out and tried again... For me, that's all there is to it.Sp0iLeDBrAt 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites johnhc 3 3 3,365 posts March 3, 2008 OS: Windows 7 Here are the particulars on SP3. navigate here
When I first put the motherboard in, it froze at the windows Welcome screen, right before going to my desktop. After installation completes I will put everything back in and pray to god it still works. Uninstall any virus scanner, cdburning software or anything else that might not be compatible with the new os or use MSCONFIG to clean boot the box before installing. Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Go To Topic Listing nLite Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page.
good luck -----Willy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Win XP setup problem by katbrat / November 27, 2004 8:37 PM PST In reply to: Win XP setup IT NOW WORKS! I was working on getting this old PC working for about 150 hours... Thanks.
Louis, Mo, USA Posts 12,242 More than likely WinXP doesn't like something to do with how the HD is configured. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Windows XP installation hanging at Registering Components Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Last night it was taking forever to boot up, so he suggested I use the windows disc to repair the installation. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
Once you get XP running, add your extras one at a time. Does the BIOS correctly id the HD? No, create an account now. http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/131723-xp-installation-hangs-on-registering-components/ When I installed XP I had to buy a new Sound board and video card to get past the warnings.
No, the keyboard is PS/2. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I have even (now for the first time) have installed a customized nLite xp on this BUT without removing any of the crappy services or packages.Anyhow, I guessed im gonna be If this is a clean install of the operating system (you formatted and installed clean) it is usually due to a harware incompatibility.
Mind you, I am NOT a handware specialist, though not a n00b either to computers. More hints If you are upgrading an existing os then it is hitting a software or driver which is incompatible. My Account | Log Out | Advertise Search: Home Forums About Us Geek Culture Advertise Contact Us FAQ Members List Calendar Today's Posts Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts The adjustment varies so here are some examples I have accumulated: The adjustment is made in the BIOS and could be under Integrated Peripherals, SATA Device Configuration, SATA Mode.
What exactly is XP doing at this time and what should I do? http://juicecoms.com/windows-xp/repair-windows-xp-without-cd.html If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Enjoy, John. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites mofirouz 0 0 4 posts March 30, 2009 Posted March 31, 2009 johnhc,Thanks for the reply.I have It only needs to be accurate to within a few hours.
Nothing seemed to be faulty. Blaq Windows XP Help and Support 1 13th May 2014 02:42 AM Error Message During Reboot sparker781 Windows XP Help and Support 3 15th January 2014 03:28 AM Repair install stuck Edit: Disabled USB in BIOS, starting a clean install. his comment is here xMyKeTx, Apr 29, 2008 #9 xMyKeTx Thread Starter Joined: Nov 27, 2006 Messages: 73 ljzmcm said: ↑ Are you saying the Keyboard is a USB keyboard?
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 I'll give an update as to if/when it freezes and what happens after I disable USB in BIOS. Such can cause a hang during that last stage setup.2a.
I didn't manage to find anything specifically relating to '9 minutes remaining' or 'registering components' on Microsoft. XP is very particular about your add ons. xMyKeTx, Apr 29, 2008 #10 xMyKeTx Thread Starter Joined: Nov 27, 2006 Messages: 73 Okay, at 16 minutes now... So I set up he install and all goes fine until the registering compnets "10 minutes till complete" and the screen just hangs.
You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Since the HD has been replaced, we can safely assume a previous version of XP isn't interfering. Any help is greatly appreciated thanks. weblink If you find the mode is set to RAID Auto/AHCI, change it to RAID Auto/ATA The WWW says this works on some Dells: "I had to set my SATA Operation to
I don't have the family and baby issues... Make certain that your system bios is up to date. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support I really apperciate it!
Good luck, John. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites mofirouz 0 0 4 posts March 30, 2009 Posted April 1, 2009 John,No worries mate, i Also I mentioned that the image made works prefectly well on VMs, but NOT on the actual installation.