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by armesd
Wed Feb 25, 2009 22:52
Forum: SCALEO
Topic: Freezing installing XP
Replies: 1
Views: 912

Re: Freezing installing XP

Hi, If this is at the point where the XP installation is asking for which partition/disk to install to then it is the same as the problems I was having. See the "Installation Problems" thread in this forum. If it is later than that, it may be related - what make of 500gb disk are you using...
by armesd
Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:56
Forum: SCALEO
Topic: Installation Help
Replies: 49
Views: 16607

Re: Installation Help

Thanks Owen, Found a very helpfull system builder who helped me get grip on this. These systems seem to have a strange issue with windows installation media and SATA drives Samsung and Hitachi - don't appear to work Seagate, Western Digital, Maxstor - appear to work ok up to 320GB Seagate, Western D...
by armesd
Mon Feb 23, 2009 19:55
Forum: SCALEO
Topic: Installation Help
Replies: 49
Views: 16607

Re: Installation Help

Folks, Another update to save someone else some time. Spoke to customer services today and they said that the machine only support up-to 250GB Sata drives.... They have now updated their information to stop everyone at Maplin trying to sell you a 320GB drive with the unit... Purchased a 250GB Hitach...
by armesd
Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:23
Forum: SCALEO
Topic: Installation Help
Replies: 49
Views: 16607

Re: Installation Help

Guys, Thanks for the validation that I am not completely mad. Have already done the IDE hard disk fix to get the machine installing (just wanted to see if it was worth it before investing too much more time). XP MCE 2005 installed ok, but as soon as I try and install the graphics accelerator files f...
by armesd
Thu Feb 19, 2009 20:48
Forum: SCALEO
Topic: Installation Help
Replies: 49
Views: 16607

Installation Help

Hi Folks, Just bought one of these as a barebones from Maplin (£149) Had some problems with a 500GB SATA II drive (Maxtor) so have dropped in the Maplin recommended Hitachi 320GB model instead. When I try to install either XP MCE 2005 or Vista - it finds no disks and asks for the drivers for the SAT...

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