On 12/13/2012 12:54 PM, John Jones wrote:
Some tips in the "Answer" response -
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-windows_install/installation-fails-at-66/db31d167-5add-405a-9678-f865eff534de

Yeah, I'd seen that. The first response is of little help, it's just boilerplate. The only thing I have left to do is to uninstall the MS Security software, guess I'll disconnect the network cable to be safe.

One implication is you should check for file system corruption so run a
CHKDSK /F. You might also use CCleaner or some other utility to clean temp
files & whatnot from the old XP install.

Yep, done it all.

Also, did you check if a BIOS update was available?

Yep, and there isn't an update available. The only thing I'll be missing is the Safe Start (or whatever it's called).

Bill


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