Why does my computer freeze while installing Windows 2000?

Question

My computer freezes 3/4 of the way through win 2000 setup. It will always freeze whenever it gets to the detecting my hardware. How do I fix this?

Answer

This question was answered on May 7, 2002. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The first thing to do is make sure that your hardware is listed on the Microsoft HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) for Windows 2000 on the Microsoft website If Windows 2000 does not like the hardware, it could be causing your problem

Go to the following site:

http://www.microsoft.com/hcl/

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Posted by Jeff of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on May 7, 2002