Re: music notes during vista installation
video card pretends to be a sound card?
"crazy_guy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> howdy everyone,
> im having some issues with installing vista basic on my xps 600 gen 5.
> ive tried several times and the same thing happens every time and i cant
> figure it out. i start the installation which starts perfectly, i wipe
> my harddrive and clicked next to begin installation. it goes through all
> the steps and then reboots and gets to the "completing installation"
> step, it hangs there for a few seconds (no percentage ever comes up,
> just the dots saying something is happening) and then my screen goes
> black and a small white box appears near the top right of my monitor
> screen and inside the white box there are about 5 or 6 black music
> notes. after that is shown for a second the screen goes black again and
> then my monitor goes to power save and wont come back from it. after i
> reboot it is clear that most of vista has been installed but it has not
> completed and will not get me anywhere near the desktop.
> i cant think of any reason that it wont work. any help would be much
> appreciated. thank you in advance.