problem installing windows XP

  myford 11:05 10 Oct 04
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Own assemply computer, new hard disk,partitioned and formatted with DOS. When I try to install a full version of XP on clean drive I get an error message saying 'File Setupdd.sys could not be loaded. error code is 4 -- setup cannot continue. press any let to exit'. Grateful for any help.

  User-312386 11:07 10 Oct 04

you need to format the disc with XP

  billyliv 11:56 10 Oct 04

Hi, Spot on. XP is the first step by Billy to dispose of DOS. Cheers, Bill

  myford 23:30 19 Oct 04

I had replaced some components, after your suggestion I replaced the RAM. WinXP has installed like a dream, no problems. Such a small thing but it made all the difference. Thanks.

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