[HLUG] Weird one.....
Andrew.Hodgson at allpay.net
Thu Oct 29 16:18:23 UTC 2009
When you say "bombs out", what happens to the system when this happens? I had an issue where the system would either hard reset or stop working completely during the file copy of XP, and it turned out to be an overheating issue.
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From: herefordshire-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk [mailto:herefordshire-bounces at mailman.lug.org.uk] On Behalf Of Meijin
Sent: 29 October 2009 16:16
To: Herefordshire Linux Users Group.
Subject: [HLUG] Weird one.....
I'm still struggling with trying to get Windows XP back on someone's laptop (and no they don't want Ubuntu - I've tried !)
I can quite happily put Ubuntu onto the machine and it will run fine and happy.
However, I cannot get XP back onto it as the install bombs out, usually about 25% of the way through (during file copies)
I've tried a different hard disk just in case Ubuntu was less fussy about drive errors than Windows, but to no avail....
I'm a little stumped to say the least.
Anyone experienced anything similar and able to offer advice ?
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