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Xp install

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  • Disk Read Error
  • DMI
  • Windows XP
  • Motherboards
Last response: in Motherboards
March 21, 2010 7:32:45 PM

when installing xp i get verifying dmi pool data. a disk read error occurred hit ctrl+alt+del to restart. what do i do next?

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a b V Motherboard
March 21, 2010 10:05:49 PM

You need to set the proper boot device in the BIOS. If you are installing windows, set the CD/DVD drive as the first boot device.
a b V Motherboard
March 22, 2010 1:14:39 AM

This can be caused by.

1. Corrupt boot files on the computer.
2. Settings for hard disk drive are not correct.
3. Floppy diskette or CD in computer causing issue.
4. Boot devices not set properly.
5. BIOS corrupt or misc. setting not set properly.
6. Hard disk connections loose or disconnected.
7. Bad Hard disk drive or other bad hardware.