thing (for the lack of a better term) on the bottom righthand corner seems to conclude that it's thinking. I waited for almost an hour, and it was still at the same point ! Bummer. Mar 25, 2009 8:50 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Malyne, Malyne Mar 27, 2009 2:51 AM in response to eelamy Level 1 (0 points) Mar 27, this contact form
Mar 18, 2009 12:45 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by kBud, kBud Mar 22, 2009 2:25 PM in response to Malyne Level 1 (0 points) Mar 22, Is there at least a way to salvage some files before I decide to through all away? I've gotten past this problem by doing a shift+F10 during the install and looking at the XP install logs (setupapi.log?). at the same time, it would be nice if we could get some real answers about how to solve the problem.
I have not idea what was wrong...I just kept plugging until it worked. Like this:Like Loading... Join the community here. Accs Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: San Diego, CA, USA Registered: Apr 16, 2003Posts: 12538 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:38 am As a WAG, I'd say you probably have some marginally
My 3 years of XP horror taught my but one thing.. No, create an account now. How do I continue on from here? 34 Minutes Timer Nov 11, 2006 #14 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 you can take it and use it as a slave on another PC or use a live OS like Knoppix or Ubuntu
All the bugs, flaws, bleu screens, viruses and spyware and all that kind of crap. Windows Xp Setup Stuck I get to the point where it says it's installing devices; then, it hangs at 37 minutes. I'm attempting to install XP Pro but it hangs during the "Installing Devices" phase at "setup will complete in approximately 33 minutes). http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/231334-45-installation-freezes-minutes Regards, Scott sbalthazor, Jun 18, 2007 #2 nycruza Messages: 224 spiderdan said: I have a brand new 15" MBP (Santa Rosa; NVIDIA 8600M GT graphics controller; etc.).
Then after the window spins around, click on Configuration (or choose it from the menu) and choose the Advanced tab, set the Acceleration Level to Disabled. You could try slipstreaming in SP3 and newer drivers. I upgraded from my PowerPC specifically so I could run Parallels - so this is kind of frustrating... ps.
That is the method for accessing the hidden system restore routine.Just to clarify, what should I do after I access the OOBE? https://tedazhar.wordpress.com/2008/08/07/windows-installation-stuck-at-installing-devices/ Thanks for the clarification on OOBE. Windows Xp Freezes During Installation Firefox 3 Review - It's Simply Amazing Best Tools For Editing Your Photos Online 3 Easy Steps to Install MySQL on Windows XP Create Beautiful Collages Out Of Your Photos Firefox Windows Xp Installation Stops At 34 Minutes When I did the Linux install I put the bootloader on the MBR (I think).
Just me and my MacBook.Did complete OS X wipe, updated to 10.5.6 and tried again.This is my first time trying to run Boot Camp and I am a new Mac user, weblink Straightaway delete the inf file (eg: del mdmcxpt.inf) now put in the XP installation CD and Continue the installation It will not put in the drivers related to the faulty device I too was using an XP SP1 upgrade disk (using the new product key for a SP2 upgrade disk that my MBP couldn't read - after calling MS tech support, they im still trying to fix this problem......... Setup Is Starting Windows Xp Stuck
says that a few times and also says "processing of call to class installer failed. AnttiK, Feb 11, 2010 #14 LaneR Messages: 2 INF fix doesn't quite work So I tried the above mentioned fix of opening up the setupapi.log then finding the "inf file" however Jul 5, 2006 #13 ekawalaski TS Rookie I have WinXP PRO on a P4-3.0Ghz with 256MB-RAM. navigate here Registered: Jan 10, 2001Posts: 2586 Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:57 pm What version XP are you installing?XP RTM/SP1/SP2/SP3?Is the CD 'perfect' or any scratches?Have you formatted the drive?Pull the external
Reply Christopher September 19, 2009 at 23:28 Thank YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! stom said: The reinstall/repair is due to a rpoblem i do not knwo how to fix - windows stopping after entering my user name, and going no further. So what is the solution to the defamed 34 minute XP installation hangup problem?
still can`t. freezes for 3-4 seconds ever minute or two XP Repair Rebooting at 34 minutes - Any ideas? I'm just tossing this out there because I anticipate there will be vocabulary thrown around that I'm not completely familiar with.And a side issue, after deleting the windows partition/restoring the Mac you can access the command prompt by hit shift+f10 during the install.
After installation on my old Thinkpad I just intalled the missing drivers and that's it. spiderdan, Jun 18, 2007 #6 karma-lab Messages: 12 I had the exact same problem. Also, thanks for all the input, guys!As far as I can tell, I'm using the original Dell XP disc, actually. Nov 21, 2008 #19 Quantum TS Rookie Help I'm having the same problem.
DanClick to expand... My C drive needs to be deleted (f**ked MBR Master Boot Record and / or MFT Master File Table reading error) and again newly created with Fdisk, then formatted and reinstalled Keeps freezing or Blue Screen. someguy86 Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Jul 22, 2010Posts: 19 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:48 am Aah, OK.
WTF??? Related Posted on August 7, 2008 at 17:04 in Technology - Software |RSS feed | Reply | Trackback URL 4 Comments to "Windows Installation stuck at "Installing Devices"" Regina December I ended up Fdisking the drive to kill all partitions, but the XP install hung at 35 minutes - installing devices.