Need Help:Cant install

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Joe

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I can't install windows XP on my computer. It always freezes at the beginning of installation. I am going to take it back and wait 6-10 months until I have an even newer computer. I have win98 running now and when I startup my pc it gives me a choice to go to xp setup(which doesn't work) or start 98. How do I get rid of the xp install? It is very annoying having to pick 98 every time and not being able to leave it alone.
 

Lonman

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Edit the boot.ini file. Delete the reference to XP and set the timeout to zero.
 
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nick1gbr

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re: Cant install

If i remember rightly....

You boot into windows 98/me or whatever the os that works is Go START/Settings/control panel

Open system

Click on the advanced tab and then startup& Recovery

Then you can either untick the boxes or delete the boot options manually..

I hope this helps, i had the same problem with Windows 2000pro & XP that is how i got around it.

Nick
 

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