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Identifying setup errors - Exercise

Problem solver: identifying setup errors

Objective: Identify common setup errors in Windows.


This exercise is worth a total of 5 points. Once you have completed your answer you will submit it.


You have been instructed to perform a fresh installation on a computer that was built from components the IS department had available in the storage room. The only hard disk they could find was a 540 MB IDE drive.
During the installation process you receive an error message and the installation fails.


Identify two problems with how this installation was approached, and state what the most likely reason was for the installation failure.

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