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If not the computer may have locked up completely. I'm glad it turned out to be a "software" issue and not a hardware conflict. the update is from 2007.What can I do? Here's an example chat with hp. this contact form

Your driver might need to be reinstalled to ensure proper loading. I rebooted my video Card took over and Black Screen Went away. I knew there was linux on the drive. Next will try a low level format on drive even though chkdsk reports no bad sectors and other drive software examines hard drive and reports no problems. directory

Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen

hi , do you know how th fing the Use windows generic vga drivers ? I deleted the MBR from Linux using the 'dd' command this time XP has installed successfully. I am trying to do a clean install for Windows XP.

  • Installed another 250 GB drive and this drive worked with same XP boot disk, no problem.
  • I decided to delete all Linux partitions (nothing more, e.g.
  • If so then the computer is still responsive during that time.
  • i have no idea how to resolve this.
  • It was a long, stressful and time-consuming journey for me, I did learn a lot in the process though.

boot from Linux install CD and delete the Linux partitions. I don't fully understand the difference in the NTFS file systems, but, whatever, it works and that's all I "need" to know. Computer is actually a laptop with no (at least external) hardware attached and unfortunately I don't have another graphics card to try. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: How can I fix blank/black screen during installation?

By the way I tried to fix the small peg by putting a small spring (from a ball pen) in there to help it come back up after closing the screen Windows Xp Install Blank Screen After Inspecting Hardware Sign In Become an Icrontian Sign In · Register All Discussions Categories Categories All Discussions Activity Best Of... Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,717 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:11:46 AM Posted 04 November 2009 - 09:00 AM <http://www.techrepublic.com/forums/discussions/blank-screen-cannot-reach-setup-screen-in-xp-installation/ But that still did not solve my problem.

This is a fresh install so nothing on the hard drive is needed. This started with me when I installed Nero and rebooted. The first screen of formatted the hard drive and setting up partitions work. anyone??

Windows Xp Install Blank Screen After Inspecting Hardware

I have been using new, 500GB hard drives and would achieve various stages of results with the XP installs. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/51554-45-windows-setup-blank-screen Thankfully, it worked. Setup Is Inspecting Your Computer's Hardware Configuration Blank Screen Let me give you a super-thank-you! Windows Xp Boots To Black Screen Very useful solution, thanks for sharing.

Stay logged in Sign up now! weblink many thanks Oct 27, 2005 #9 romukief TS Rookie hi all, just to let you know. Then I tried to boot from XP CD again and it worked. If this doesn't work just delete the ntfs partition and then everything should be ok... :) 1Votes Share Flag Collapse - same problem by smay1 ยท 9 years ago In reply

Have you ever run the USB external drive...without booting into XP first? Ashwin Nov 22, 2005 #15 Buradori TS Rookie Glad I could help.... As it turns out, I couldn't use the NTFS formatting that is included in the windows setup process. navigate here Before deciding that it has crashed?If the hardware configuration is being inspected what makes you think that requires the rotation of the disc?So, how long have you let it go before

would installing a lower os like 98 or the new windows 7 make a difference? 0 Enverex Worcester, UK Icrontian Apr 2009 edited Apr 2009 markjohanson wrote: Well when I installed The boot disk (the one I want to install XP on) contains 2 NTFS partitions, a FAT32 partition and several Linux partitions. But only once !

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If so I would try hooking the monitor into the back of the laptop and make your bios use that instead of your laptop monitor. Swapped it with a spare 80GB and boom, worked first time. These computers almost all are multi-boot setups.The problem is that the setup will not even start, because a display driver apparently doesn't get loaded or maybe loads wrongly at ther very Or the "I just wanted to make a copy in case I lose this" CD .

I researched the HD replacement. Still the black screen shows! After booting normally, I could choose another resolution using the default drivers from Microsoft. http://magicuresoft.com/windows-xp/how-to-setup-lan-connection-in-windows-xp.html But now when I insert the windows setup cd, there is only a black screen after the sentence ' the setup is checking your computer hardware'.

The problem with the screen going blank in my case was that Windows 7 does not support my native Intel VGA card and the generic driver takes over at the point i would recommend anyone that is having this problem boot into safe mode and go to display settings... llDemonllJan 10, 2009, 4:20 PM mghlord said: after changing graphic card to 4850 HIS i have the same problem as you! It won't allow me to change any of the advanced settings (I'm trying to change the refresh rate to 60Hz).

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. u can buy it todayed, tomorow will not will be able to read data on cd/dvd discs... i think there is some log on a partition which cause the problem. I can start the computer in "safe mode" or "enable vga mode", i can uninstall the video drivers, install them again : When I reboot everything works fine!

I also tried that WinXp CD for test booting my other computer. I first tried safe mode and the desktop load and task bar. Clean new hard drive. AnonymousFeb 3, 2010, 6:18 PM This worked for me.