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Getting NTDETECT Failed Error When trying to Instal Windows Server 2003 through MS Virtual Server 2005

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I am trying to install WIndows Server 2003 to an external hard drive that is connected to my laptop running XP Pro SP2.  I have MS Virtual Server 2005 installed and created a virtual machine located on the external drive.  I have a Windows Server 2003 Trial CD and loaded it in my DVD Drive.

The Virtual Server boots up with the install CD, but after it checks the hardware configuration I get an NTDETECT Failed error.

How can I get passed this?
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