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installation stalls out at "Preparing Installation" screen

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Anonymous
May 29, 2004 1:59:48 PM

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Have Windows ME; meets all hardware/system reqs; attempt
to install XP Home Edition- stops at Preparing
Installation screen.
Anonymous
May 30, 2004 5:08:55 AM

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Gerald,

Windows XP Setup Stops Responding (Hangs) During the "Preparing Installation" Phase:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=315323

Troubleshoot Windows XP Problems During Installation When You Upgrade from Windows 98 or Windows Me:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;310064

[XP Clean install guides]
http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/clean_install.htm
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html

--
Ramesh - Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k

The Parasite Fight - Quick Fix Protocol:
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm

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Have Windows ME; meets all hardware/system reqs; attempt
to install XP Home Edition- stops at Preparing
Installation screen.
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