When you are installing Vista are there any USB devices connected to the
machine, i.e, modem, printer, webcam etc. If so remove all USB devices and
try installing again.
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"Hyweee" <Hyweee@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I posted this on the general discussion group by mistake so I'm posting
> just to make sure.
> Around about the 55% mark of the Completing Installation stage I get a
> screen of death and cannot get any further, safe mode will load but if I
> attempt to load normally to continue the install I just get the same error
> screen and have to reboot. This has happened twice, both times at the same
> My specs are:
> AMD AM2 Athlon 5200+
> Asus Crosshair mobo (I haven't updated the drivers or BIOS for this since
> bought it)
> 2 Gb of GEIL RAM (GX22GB6400UDC dual channel kit)
> 2x 200GB Maxtor HDD
> GeForce 8800 GTS (with the latest XP drivers)
> Asus DRW-1814BLT
> I've not been able to catch the exact error message but it was something
> "PAGE_INTO_NON_PAGED_AREA" and the more I read the more likely it seems to
> me to be something to do with my out of date mobo drivers and BIOS.
> Any constructive comments and/or advice is welcome.
> Thanks in advance.