Windows getting stuck during windows setup

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after reinstalling winXP.. i was able to use it for around.... 3 hours. then my comp just freezes. when i reboot and try to start windows. it freeezes. when i try to format.. it gets stuck at the "setup is starting windows" part. you think its my windows cd messed up or one of my parts?
 

djnes

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Might be the hard drive. Try one of the hard drive diagnostic utilities from the drive maker's site, and see if that's the problem.
 
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well both of these hard drives are brand new and one of them hasnt been used yet. im thinknig its the ram or something.. but the ram does finish memory testing
 
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