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After the file copy portion of Windows XP setup has been completed, you may receive an error message similar to the following:
Setup can not set the required Windows XP configuration information. This indicates an internal setup error. Contact your system administrator.
This issue can occur if a piece of hardware that is installed on your computer is incompatible with Windows XP.
To resolve this issue, update your BIOS, check your motherboard for compatibility with Windows XP, and remove any added hardware.
Do not attempt to edit your BIOS settings. Consult your computer documentation or obtain technical assistance from the manufacturer.
Determine whether or not the hardware installed on your computer is compatible with Windows XP. For additional information about hardware that is compatible with Windows XP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
295322Remove any hardware that may be incompatible. To do this, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295322/EN-US/ )How to Determine If Hardware or Software Is Compatible with Windows XP