ALienware m17xr2 install xp

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by goodstone, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. goodstone

    goodstone MDL Novice

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    #1 goodstone, Aug 13, 2010
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2010
    Hello,

    Been trying to install windows xp on this computer. When i try to install xp cd it gets to "starting windows" then BSOD on me.

    I have been told its because of my dvd drive being a sata and the only way is to disconnect it.I have tryed setting bios to ATA. I really would not want to open the laptop and wonder if there is a workaround for this problem.

    I have intel pm55 chipset with i7 820qm processor.

    Any help would be great

    Cheers
     
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