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Computer hangs during xp installation

There is no response as soon as the xp setup reaches the stage ''Setup is starting windows''

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hi sir my pc r hang then i get start internet do have solution plz tell me ok

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Make sure you have met the minimum hardware requierments when installing your XP...which is
• PC with 300 megahertz or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233 MHz minimum required (single or dual processor system);* Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended
• 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)
• 1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space*
• Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution video adapter and monitor
• CD-ROM or DVD drive
• Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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