Please help win XP install

  skyfly 08:32 06 Dec 07
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I have just built a new pc,Asus m2npv-vm mobo, Athlon x64 chip, 2 gig memory,Sata2 500gb hdd,on board nvidia graphics. try installing xp and instalation fails at very end with blue screen saying something like to avoid damage to your computer windows has been shut down.I have already put vista on no probs, partitioned the hard drive for xp did the f6 thing to find hdd ok. I tried before I had vista on it with an unpartitioned drive and same thing happened. Help please I am losing to much sleep!!!!!!!!!!

  xania 08:55 06 Dec 07

If Iunderstand you correctly, yo alreadyhave Vista installed and now you want to install XP as a second OS?

I think you will find that you need to install XP first if you want more than one OS, and then install Vista or any other OS. ANd I'm not sure how you managed to have 2 OS's with an unpartitioned drive?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:21 06 Dec 07
  skyfly 11:35 09 Dec 07

Yes a slipstreamed sp2 disc did it for me,thanx

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