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Dell xps 600 windows booting problem

\015 Hi there,\015\012I have XPS 600, original system was win. xp media center, i just decided to format hdd and get windows xp sp3. After trying to install new system i noticed that no hdd was recognized by windows intatallation cd. After serching in google i have managed to sort this out and get right drivers for my motherboard and installed xp.\015\012After having a hope that everything is fine, i just noticed that windows is not booting. It start to boot, i can see xp booting screen, but then its restarting back and on and on again.\015\012My friend told me that it might be BIOS settings problem and adviced to set ATA option in it... but there is no such option in xps 600 BIOS, cos there are old machines.\015\012\015\012Can someone help me please becouse i'm stuck.\015\012\015\012I can intall windows vista but i dont know is that gonna help, and i preffere my old xp pro.\015\012\015\012kind regards,\015\012\015\012engram\015

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I have a problem thats quite odd...im tryint to install the windows 7 ultimate on my desktop but in the bios it doesn't let me chose to boot from CD or HDD or Floppy it only says boot from sata hard drive or IDE hard drive or usb flash drive or usb disc drive but nothing about cd or dvd rom..all my other computers have it and this one doesn't..anybody knows what to do?...gladly appreciated.
You would probably do right to reinstall Windows. The bios handed off to Windows long before the splash screen comes up. It is probably a faulty driver or corrupt registry entry. If it was me I would reload Windows
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