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I having problems installing Windows 2000 on a BOXX PC.  The systems are haning or when it does install after a few reboots it BLUE SCREENS...
Any ideas how to get a basic W2K image on this PC brand?  I just need a basic W2K OS installed, I'm returning it to the lease company and I just need it to boot up a few times.
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wball1217
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wball1217
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Jbirk1Commented:
What does the BSOD say?

It should boot.  If not, do a clean install of Win2k.
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mjcoyneCommented:
What stop code does the blue screens display?

If you just need to get on the computer(s), like to retrieve some files, you can use a Knoppix CD (see http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html), or make a Bart's PE disk (with XP; see for example  http://www.ubcd4win.com/).
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garycaseCommented:
Your question implies you are having the same problem on multiple PC's ("...systems are hanging ...");  is the error always the same?   What revision level of Win2K is your install CD?

Did you have a specific problem that caused you to try the reinstall?  (or did you simply wipe the machines to get your data off)

Finally, BOXX is noted for superb support -- have you called them and asked why 2K won't install?   This may be a simple case of needing a driver at the F6 prompt at the start of the install.

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mwnnjCommented:
wball1217,
> The systems are haning or when it does install after a few reboots it  BLUE SCREENS ;
can you check out the revision ,make and model of your otherboard check out the chipset for your motherboard and post the info here,
i assume you have entered the desktop under an account and aftrethat you have restarted the pc,after severla times you got the BSOD,
so perhaps a possible scenario:
-if you achieve to install and run windows 2000 on a pc(from that all BOXX ones),check out for the latest motherboard's drivers and updates;after you have specified your motherboard's make and model ,you'll get this info from the manifacturer's site of the motherboard.
-if all the pcs are connected to a lan or internet ,heck out if you have made the right windows system hardening:firewall,anti-virus engine;and surely if you do not make this security precautions then just a virus can put your system into BSOD,so:
-as all other experts asked :try to write downs the BSOD STOP: error ,cuz we want to check out what is causing the problem!
-check out if you have installed the latest service pack of Win 2k,as gary marked.

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Jbirk1Commented:
Again, what does the BSOD say?


Not just the number, but the reason.  If it gives any filenames, give those too.  Thanks.
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