Solved A couple of issues I am hoping for some help with

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TheMUBM

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Do you know how to set the Bios ? Normally press F2 then set to defaults should be an option. Then F10 to save and exit
Yeah I know how to get into it. I had to change it to ATA to even install xp
 

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Hopefully you find usb and the last link will work.
The only thing I can think of is a corruption somewhere in the downloaded file
 

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Also when you set the BIOS you set it as
  1. Depending on your board, do one of the following: Go to the Configuration > SATA Drives menu, set Configure SATA to IDE. Go to the Advanced > Drive Configuration menu, set ATA/IDE Mode to Native.
 

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I had someone send me another copy of Win Xp that they say they know is good. I am uninstalling the one I have and going to try this one and see if the luck is any better. If not, then I am at a loss. I can't find my thumbdrive, so I will need to get another. But I may just try what you have here with another blank cd. I hate to keep using them, but my primary objective at this point is just to get this PC working.
 

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Also when you set the BIOS you set it as
  1. Depending on your board, do one of the following: Go to the Configuration > SATA Drives menu, set Configure SATA to IDE. Go to the Advanced > Drive Configuration menu, set ATA/IDE Mode to Native.
I don't think I have done this. So I will try it too.
 

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yeah depends on the age of the computer - so should be good
If that last driver does not work. I don't know what is next - Still have my thinking on
 

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Instead of him looking at it Can he download the files to a usb and loan it to you
Between graduate school and work I just didn't have the time to keep working on it. I took it to the PC shop and he was able to get it going. It is working now. I appreciate all your time and help. I made a small donation (not near worth what you put into my issue) as a token of gratitude.

Thanks for all your effort.
 

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I don't suppose he said what it was ?
I am thinking corrupt download Would be nice to know in-case some one else needs help, but if he did not say
I made a small donation
I am sure they will be happy.
I am sorry I could not get you going,

Cheers
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I don't suppose he said what it was ?
I am thinking corrupt download Would be nice to know in-case some one else needs help, but if he did not say

I am sure they will be happy.
I am sorry I could not get you going,

Cheers
PeterOz
Thought you were part of the site so the donation would help. Sorry if I misunderstood. But nah all he said was he had to find very specific drivers and he was able to find them. Not sure where because I tried anything and everything.
 

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Thought you were part of the site so the donation would help.
You did the right thing with your donation - It helps the site to keep running - The helpers do it for free. So your Donation is very much appreciated.
find very specific drivers and he was able to find them. Not sure where because I tried anything and everything.
That's why I am convinced it was a download/burn to disc issue.
The main thing is you are going.
 
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