[ILUG] Problems installing Win XP Pro after FE3
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Tue Apr 26 23:45:41 IST 2005
I've just tried deleting /dev/hda2 with fdisk and rebooting with win cd,
but no joy.
It looks like I'll have to get my hands on parted or other such, and
reformat the whole drive again, and this time put on Window$ first.
On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 23:22, Philip Trickett (List) wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 22:34 +0100, Patrick Stack wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've just installed FE3 on an Iqon laptop without a hitch. I've
> > partitioned the drive as follows:
> > Only problem is that when I boot from the Win XP Pro CD all I get is the
> > following message: "Setup is inspecting your computers hardware
> > configuration..." which stays on screen for about 3 seconds and then
> > nothing - a completely blank black screen. What in tarnation is going
> > on? Anybody have any ideas?
> > TIA
> Sounds familiar.
> I had exactly the same problem, and I left the computer for over an hour
> as it looked as if it was checking the disk. Ended up reformatting the
> whole thing, removing all the linux partitions, and whaddya know? setup
> started fine. Grrrr.
> (Lucky I had only just re-installed a minimal install of Fedora Core 4
> Test 2)
> So putting windows on first is the way to go.
> > Patrick Stack
Patrick Stack <lists at adeptassociates.net>
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