A salvage mission into the depths of Windows XP, explained by a non-geek by Charlie White Feedback Feedback on success or failure of the above fixes would be greatly appreciated. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Install XP Pro SP2 over HE by jeanmacpherson / March 31, 2011 8:10 AM PDT In reply to: From this site The disc After the necessary files and drivers are loaded, the Windows XP Professional Setup screen will appear.Press Enter to setup Windows XP now. Note: Even though the second option is to I keep thinking maybe I should of tried to repair the MBR first as stated in an earlier post. More about the author
Microsoft only licenses each Windows CD for ONE computer. This completes the final step of reinstalling Windows XP! Thanks for the info. It can be a bit frustrating when you don't really know what was originally installed of the machine (and there is no COA stuck to the case).
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I know the version I have is 765 MB and is tagged VRMPOEM_EN (does this mean it is an OEM rather than full version) as I coped it to a file Regards Howard Jun 13, 2006 #2 Tedster Techspot old timer..... This will write a new partition boot sector to the default drive, undoing any changes caused by dual-, multi-, or third-party boot processes. (You can reactivate those alternate boot methods later
Here's How Up Next List An Easy Guide to Updating Your Product Key in Windows XP Up Next Article How to Find the Administrator Password in Windows XP More From Us I had to do a chkdsk in order to do the bootcfg. This is often an easy fix for complicated Windows XP issues.This guide is 19 steps long and will walk you through every part of the repair installation. Even though a How To Repair Windows Xp Corrupted System Files Knowledge is limited.
You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. How To Repair Windows Xp In Command Prompt Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, In the end I upgraded and everything works perfectly. check this link right here now In which case you would be wise to head over to the malware forum.Troy 0 #13 Rikterscale Posted 01 November 2008 - 08:28 PM Rikterscale Member Topic Starter Member 26 posts
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Windows Xp Repair Disk Iso Please submit your solution to fix the repair install option as not available. operating system only).The Dell disc would repair it to "Dell" standard (i.e. Have any other suggestions.
Chris Quirke http://cquirke.mvps.org/reinst.htm Additional tips to perform before initiating the Repair Install.You should complete the basic requirements of backing up all files and folders that cannot be restored from other media. Do make discs from that recovery partition asap, if only for your own use. Usually those give the option for one-time disc creation. 3 Thai Pepper OP JRC Repair Windows Xp With Cd XP Pro Disc To repair XP Home? Repair Windows Xp Without Cd Slipstreaming Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) Good Another Slipstream step by step Better AutoStreamer mirror link for AutoStreamer Best!!
Slipstream XP Automatic Updates If you cannot download Automatic updates after the Repair install , follow the steps in the link below submitted by MS-MVP's Richard Harper and Ron Martell. http://linux4newbie.com/windows-xp/repair-windows-xp-boot.html should be deleted during this process. For consistency with the standard nomenclature used by Microsoft, enter "Microsoft Windows XP Professional" or "Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" without the quotes and hit enter.Next you'll be asked to "Enter As long as you are doing a repair installation from a Windows XP SP2 CD, this step is probably not necessary.On the other hand, if you're installing from an older How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
If I install Professional on current computer will I still retain apps like Microsoft Office, etc., or will they need to be reinstalled? Click OK. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. click site Good luck 0 Tabasco OP RichB - NS May 23, 2013 at 5:06 UTC thanks guys, just realised this PC had a recovery partition so i do not
I will not work on a computer that is not legally licensed because I don't want to get caught with it. Windows Xp Repair Tool My Dad put in a new secondary hard drive and everything was fine for a while. I just got a message saying that because it was locked, it couldn't be formatted.
Any suggestions? Posts: 6,000 +15 no, but you can use it to repair XP pro to XP pro - you have to know your own serial #. This might even result in a damaged windows reappearing; but gives another chance of getting at the repair" Try the link below if the repair option is not available. Repair Windows Xp Recovery Console Otherwise the product key won't work right. 0 #7 hfcg Posted 30 October 2008 - 06:16 PM hfcg The hippie freak computer geek Member 2,496 posts Use the recovery console to
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My son said it wasn't important to him--but to me it WAS a big deal, especially that the sound card didn't work, and at the time, I couldn't buy one that No user intervention is necessary.13 Wait for Restart and Windows XP Boot Windows XP Repair Install - Step 13 of 19. The Dell disc would repair it to "Dell" standard (i.e. Can the machine boot in to safe mode?
Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)"Imagination is more important than knowledge. You should always read "small print" especially when it comes to operating systems and other software.6 Select the Windows XP Installation to Repair Windows XP Repair Install - Step 6 Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Install XP Professional over Home Edition The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. You will always need to stick with the version of the OS that is on the COA, so a Home key won't work with the Pro media and vice versa.
Richard 0 #6 jt1990 Posted 30 October 2008 - 06:12 PM jt1990 Member 1K Member 1,519 posts In addition to that - If the computer is branded (specifically Dell branded) you The In Place Upgrade also produces the same result as the Repair Install. Post back how things are going.You can use an XP pro disc to run the recovery console. (But not a recovery disc) 0 #8 Rikterscale Posted 30 October 2008 - 07:00 How can I go and get the updates and/or patches I need if I cant even turn the firewall on?
One of my sons had made a computer just like mine (we did it together), but he was running XP Home Edition, so he bought my Vista Upgrade and installed it.