installation problems

  Elwell 18:48 18 Jul 2003
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machine: AMD Athlon 900MHz processor; windows 98; NVidia GeForce2 MX; Creative SB PC1512; Sony CDU5211 CD-ROM

Am recently having problems installing from CD. eg game 'No One Lives Forever2'. Incredibly slow installation - half an hour to an hour and then usually machine crashes or just freezes, I am dure all relevany drivers are latest. Have defragged drive and removed unwanted files. 30 Gig drive and loads of room. Can anyone help? Thanks

  Gongoozler 19:02 18 Jul 2003

Hi Elwell. This sounds very much like a faulty disk. The only times I've had this sort of problem with a cd is when I've made a cd to cd copy of a slide show I created, and then for some reason the cd that should have taken minutes to load took ages.

  woodchip 19:10 18 Jul 2003

try copying the cd to disc, then run Setup from the copy in safe mode

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