Re-installation of xp sticks with 34 mins left

  Gary Porter 10:22 14 Nov 2004

Had driver problems, decided to reinstall xp, runs but then sticks with 34 mins left. Am unable to do anything now.

  robbiehood 10:56 14 Nov 2004

I had a similar hang-up when installing WinME, and in desparation I ejected the CD, then re-inserted it, and the installation picked up from where it had stuck, and continued through to completion. If nothing else is working, try it.

  MichelleC 10:57 14 Nov 2004

If you can get into safemode try reinstalling any drivers with yellows in device manager. Also try 'repair' of xp click here instead of reinstall (unless this is what you're doing).

  thms 10:58 14 Nov 2004

Funny you should say that had the same problem myself. The only way round this was to do a clean install. i.e. format drive first.

It still seemed to stick at 34min. but if you leave it instalation will continue. Looking at the left pane shows it is installing drivers.

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