clean boot set up problems

  l.j 18:49 25 Jul 04

i am having trouble loading xp onto a new harddrive i had bought for my computer ,when i load it from start of setup when its loading the files it stops and has error message saying cannot load file i.e if i renter it does same only other options are to esc which means files wont load or quit set up .if any one has had these problems when loading xp onto new harddrive any help would be much appreciated

  madPentium 19:55 25 Jul 04

its having problems reading the cd. Regardless of how clean it may look, give it a wipe :)
Also, try a different cd rom drive.

  l.j 20:06 27 Jul 04

tried cleaning cd and new cd rom still keeps stopping when loading windows and cannot reboot at end as reboots with it saying boot failure reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device m also cannot access my bios at reboot ?

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