win 2k installation problem

  Tree3 18:42 19 May 04
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windows installs and everything but wen it comes to the bit "saving your serttings" and crashes at "registering components" and the computer doesnt seem to do anything

  temp003 00:14 20 May 04

When you say "crashes" at registering components and the computer doesn't seem to do anything, do you mean it seems to hang?

That's the last stage of the installation, and can take a bit of time.

If it remains like that for over 15 minutes, try removing non-essential hardware (such as printer, scanner, and if you don't mind opening the computer case, PCI cards, leaving just the graphics card in). Then do a format and installation again. If that works, after booting into w2k, turn off computer, and re-connect the other hardware and install drivers etc.

  Tree3 10:12 25 May 04

i tried installing windows 98 and it installed so i tried again now i cant install any OS what so ever i have got all the windows avalaible so what would people suggest i do, i also tried installing mandrake 10 and redhat 9 to no sucsess

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