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or buy new mainboard, you'll be stuck at activation window paying for xp full bore, so maybe jsut entirely new machine from used retail outlet, where cost is about same as Thanks. It's the best Windows yet, and in a class all by itself. It must be hardware related since it installs under a VM.

After rebooting the third time into the re-installed XP you can move the HDD to the mother board connector. Louis, Mo, USA Posts 12,242 More than likely WinXP doesn't like something to do with how the HD is configured. IN FACT AS IT RECYCLES, ONCE YOU BECOME FAMILAR WITH NOT HITTING ANY KEY TO INSTALL WINDOWS once installed windows (WHICH would ERASE INSTALL YOU JUST DID), YOU CAN OPEN BIOS BonitaSZAug 29, 2009, 3:13 AM PHEW!!!

until it reached 13 minutes "Registering Components." I've tried everything I can think of. thats still sold & similar to windows.if it stalls over & over, try building new mainboard & cpu & memory, get OR GIVE details of PRESENT parts, maybe you can find Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Win XP setup problem/a question first by Stan Chambers / July 30, 2004 10:34 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Win XP It sounds like you need to enter the BIOS on your system by pressing the "Del", F2, F10 or F12 key (whatever key is right for your system), locate the section

Once you get XP running, add your extras one at a time. XP Installation hangs on "Registering Components").The interesting thing is that, XP installs on a virtual machine, but not my main machine (real box).I have Dell XP M1530:250GB HDD (AHCI DISABLED from Related Resources solved Windows 7 64 bit won't install and having freezes on xp setup of same equipment Windows XP freezes before loading screen, Windows XP freezes at 'Setup is starting Jump to content Primary Secondary Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Aqua Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Aqua Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble nLite Home

It will partition and format for you. Advanced Search Forum Operating Systems Windows XP XP install - won't get past "registering components" step If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking Please helpppp. Jackson, in such low doseages as to insure Emotional dependance.

The XP installation went smoothly. Reply With Quote April 14th, 2005,10:47 AM #4 Ferrit View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Super Moderator Join Date Apr 2001 Location Vancouver Island The Real Canada Posts 4,952 Originally Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Advertisement xMyKeTx Thread Starter Joined: Nov 27, 2006 Messages: 73 Hello again everyone.

All rights reserved. I almost returned it, instead of updating everything I had, but now I say it was worth it! If you find the mode is set to SATA Native Mode, disable SATA Native Mode. Thread Tools Display Modes Stuck during install at registering components.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Why was Vista installed? Similar Threads - Windows Install Freezing Solved Cannot install Windows XP texasbullet, Sep 1, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 12 Views: 606 texasbullet Sep 11, 2016 Best way to install thomasxstewartAug 29, 2009, 4:25 AM that was my first second thought, too.

remember you might not want to put new hdd in, its sure to cost you or inconviewnce you, rally more about computer, if its old work bit here & there, learn The Money Trap = Intel i7 930 | Corsair H70 | ASUS P6X58D-E | 3 x 2GB G.Skill DDR3 2000 6-9-6-24 | EVGA GTX 580 DS SC | OCZ Vertex 2 What exactly is XP doing at this time and what should I do? have a peek here I then formatted D drive also and tried installing there.

After installation completes I will put everything back in and pray to god it still works. Odd, I thought. XP does not need or want a formatted drive.

Also post the voltages as reported in BIOS. 10-24-2010, 11:51 PM #7 skgarg Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2010 Posts: 9 OS: Win XP ok i will format

Yes, the bios does detect it correcty. Only reason I have seen for it to fail completely a time or two is when SP2 is in there and a pice of spyware called TV-Media is there Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 When XP first came out I had a friend that changed mother boards about every 6 months, he is a reseller and uses mother boards as test beds before he sells xMyKeTx, Apr 29, 2008 #9 xMyKeTx Thread Starter Joined: Nov 27, 2006 Messages: 73 ljzmcm said: ↑ Are you saying the Keyboard is a USB keyboard?

Or could it be that you increased the timing of your RAM? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Advertisement Recent Posts Gigabyte Motherboard chitownbob replied Dec 28, 2016 at 11:32 AM Iobit has updated all my... Check This Out I didn't manage to find anything specifically relating to '9 minutes remaining' or 'registering components' on Microsoft.

I recently purchased a new motherboard and I've been having some extreme difficulty installing the fresh Windows XP I've been forced to install. Took to a tech shop and found out my MB was fried, so I just got a replacement. thomasxstewartAug 29, 2009, 2:29 AM actually new mainboard dosn't violate activation ,only addtion or change of HDD.Drashek definaetately do cmos jumper pull, reinstall if does it again, remember, first have to If multiple sticks maybe 1 is bad mozzacajun, Apr 29, 2008 #14 mozzacajun Joined: Apr 1, 2008 Messages: 146 is the drive ide?

I'll switch it to primary and see what happens. It all goes ok until it gets to Registering Components, and then it seems to sit with 9 minutes [supposedly] remaining for ages. When you see a message like this, obviously XP Setup is starting to load, but then when Setup needs to go out and find your hard disk it is not finding Are you maybe doing a new procedure now?

Windows XP usually does not let you do a repair install on a different mother board. larger scale of transistors might reset them or reinstall bios from internet, maybe newer version, reset bios to default & clear cmos. IT NOW WORKS! If you find the mode is set to RAID/SATA mode, change the mode to IDE.

Everything should work fine after that. I did a memtest86 and it retuned with no errors. So, I tried reinstalling Windows XP Pro.