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Trying to perform a clean install on HP laptop??

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by xiansix, May 15, 2011.

  1. xiansix

    xiansix Member

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    Hello, I've got an HP pavillion laptop that I'm trying to install my copy of Windows XP Home Edition on, however, I've tried before and setup never completed. When I try to boot up, it says "Setup is resuming..." and then a blue screen loads, and I get the error message "Insufficient system resources exist to complete the API", and then almost immediatley restarts the computer.

    It's been a few years since I've had to deal with technical issues such as this, so I'm a bit rusty. Isn't there a way to just wipe the computer and try again?? Any help is GREATLY appreciated :)

    Thanks in advance,
    xiansix
     
  2. ddp

    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    boot off the xp cd & let windows load to the point where you can delete the c:partition, make new partition then do a quick format.
     

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