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Meredith Nov 6, 2003 #8 mere24 TS Rookie Now I have only 1 minor problem. When I try to manually set up a connection, it won't let me do so. But I noticed the laptop I am trying to install windows on does not even see the -RW disc's in windows... A list of 5 devices appear: 1. this contact form

I installed the drive, I put in the Windows XP pro cd it reads the cd and displyas "hit any key to start from cd" I goes through the " Setup when i boot now tho it seems to take forever. In the end I upgraded and everything works perfectly. I went in to The BIOS setup it reads and shows the WD 160gb drive. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-professional-sp3-cant-install

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Whether you get a blue screen or XP/2000 just hangs, then this information is for you. You did remember your password, right?!? 34) Login to the Administrator account: (Image 4.4) 35) Applying computer settings: (Image 4.5) Please wait while the Administrator account is configured "for the first I hope this helped and if you need additional help on the problem/something else feel free to ask/contact me. Windows Xp Download Press ENTER to confirm your selection and Continue or ESC to Cancel. 10) Format the partition: (Image 1.10) 11) Setup formats the partition: (Image 1.11) Watch the progress bar as Setup

I had to change the BIOS setting for the HDD from AHCI to IDE before it would load even though the drive is SATA. Windows Xp Service Pack 3 you have Video, Boot Order(CD, HDD, Floppy and Network Adapter) by the way there is no floppy drive. Thanks for the info. After the reboot read Warning#2!

Power supplys problem can cause random reboots if theres not enogh power to run everything. Windows Xp Iso I asked her, "What's the meaning of this?" and then she told me that her son had set it up for her, and he used HIS copy of Windows. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Help!

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Thanks Nov 6, 2003 #10 Acidis TS Rookie When I get to this next screen the first 2 selections won't allow me to click on them for Connect using a https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/install-xp-professional-over-home-edition-522339/ 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. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 From Cd ChuckB_38 June 18, 2009 1:39:24 AM That's in the boot order menu, select the HDD and hit enter, if it has an ! Windows Xp Sp3 Iso I have a Dell Dimension 4700 nearing retirement age but works excellently with ZP Pro.sorceror65 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 13 total posts

In other words, you cannot install an OEM version with a key from a retail disk. weblink Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and In the C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe dialog box, type: del /a /f c:\windows\system32\undo_guimode.txt. As I understand it, only a certain set of PID keys will work with each of the various labels. Install Windows Xp From Usb

Rick, Thanks a bunch! Hope you can get in to recover your programs and files. After the repair it too was very slow but found that keyboard wasn't installed or thouchpad. http://sauvblog.com/windows-xp/cannot-reinstall-xp.html Windows XP Service Pack 1 Service Pack 2 Service Pack 3 An option I highly recommend; is creating a Slipstreamed XP CD with SP1, SP2, etc. .

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. How To Install Windows 7 If you want to try this, go to ubuntu.com and download the OS and follow their instructions on burning it to a cd/dvd disc or usb memory. It would also be a good idea to run the Files And Settings Transfer wizard F.A.S.T located on the XP CD.

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You will be asked to repair an existing XP installation or install a fresh copy of Windows XP/2000. Have you installed WinXP SP3 on this computer before with this same disk? I search in Net and found that Windows XP dont recognized SATA Hard Disks, must change it first to IDE in BIOS setting before it can install XP. Microsoft Dec 8, 2003 #14 NoisySilence TS Rookie Posts: 98 Install Recovery Console to boot menu It's a sticky thread too.

So have them ready. Though the cd rom drive is detected in the bios. This method of reinstalling XP saves most of your settings and files. his comment is here Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?