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While you install Windows NT, your computer may stop responding (hang) at the Power On Self Test (POST) screen (after the text-mode portion of Setup is complete) without displaying an error message.
When you install Windows NT on an active primary partition that is located beyond 2 GB, the partition boot sector fails to locate NTLDR.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 192104 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.2