View Full Version : Laptop Freezing during OS Installation

05-27-2005, 06:54 AM
I have a Packard Bell laptop; and I am trying to install XP or Makdrake OS on it; but when the installation is about to complete, the computer freezes. I have tried with a new hard disk and a new memory module; yet the problem persists. Any ideas?


Paleo Pete
05-27-2005, 09:51 AM
We'll need more system specs before we can give you any accurate advice, primarily CPU speed and amount of RAM. The more details we get, the better your chances of a reliable response. Also what version of Mandrake. If I don't disable PCMCIA during installation, my P-II 266 laptop will lock up every time I try to install Mandrake 9.2, give it a command option to not check PCMCIA and it works great. Might be something like that, but I don't think the same scenario would be likely with XP.