Having installed XPHome32 onto a DN2800MT I was not expecting any problems with the D2500HN boards which I need the parallel port from to run a couple of CNC machines, but having tried three different installation disks, I get a blue screen crash when the installer switches to starting windows. I've updated the bios to 071 and there seems to be nothing wrong with either board. I did try running the disk from the DN2800MT on the board, but that just keeps rebooting before opening the logo screen, and gives the start-up options from then on.
SHOULD XP run on a D2500HN? I don't really want to buy W7 licenses when I still have XP ones, and the software package that is all that will run on the machine doesn't really need anything moe than W2k which is what is running on the older controller
I had loaded Win 7 first and configured virtual XP for several of the apps I have. When I learned that Intel was releasing an XP Graphics Driver I tried to reinstall XP Home. That didn't work (BSOD as the OS tried to start) so ended up reformatting the drive using a drive utility then loaded XP Pro and had no trouble.
For me too, unfortunately XP refuses to load on the D2500HN.
I did set SATA mode to compatibility (IDE) in the bios and XP starts installing to the disk.
However when XP finished installing and boots to start from hard disk it returns the error that "no bootable device is found" as if it encounters an MBR issue.
I am using Intel D2500HN Atom motherboards in my company for an industrial application. The majority of applications use Linux and I have no problems with this motherboard with Linux. A few of the applications require XP.