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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). I have done this before, but for some reason it won't work this > > time. > > -- > > HELP > > > > > > "db" wrote: > This link offers some interesting reading (under the instructions it mentions uninstalling) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=4865 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Back to Computer Help forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer How long can it take?

I want > to > try the fixboot and fixmbr commands in the Recovery Console, because a > Google > search revealed that people with the same problem I am having Aug 3, 2008 #17 treeeluva TS Rookie Funny because i was just about to post a big "Thank you" after just discovering that unplugging the ethernet cable got me past 39 When I boot the pc it immediatly returns to Setup (not all the way back to the windows reinstall disk where you have a choice to format and install XP or

Thanks! > > -- > > HELP > > > anoyed, Jul 28, 2009 #7 anoyed Guest You can do a repair installation on a version of Windows newer than If I get that far on Repair Install.. Jan 1, 2009 #21 Quantum TS Rookie Thanks After 3 hard days of trying loads of different fix options I simply used another installation cd and it worked. Love it.

If this fails then I'd say it's most likely a hard drive error. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! It's a solid little squarish curser that is steady. solved Windows 7 installation hangs on Setup is starting Keyboard and mouse don't work in XP setup / repair install solved Installing Windows 7 hangs in "Setup is starting " Windows

Nov 11, 2006 #15 missouladave TS Rookie Thanks-it worked Removing the extra memory and running with only 256MB worked. from >> >> >> your sp2 cd. >> >> >> >> >> >> the reason you need >> >> >> to format first is because >> >> >> you cannot downgrade So, if you know how to use the Recovery Console with a different user account or another program that can run the same commands as the Recovery Console, then I would The longer the better.

Back to top #10 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,515 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:52 PM Posted 18 June 2008 - 05:36 PM I would try running a diagnostic test I have >> > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had >> > no success. >> > >> > My install disc contains Windows XP Professional Now your system is buggered up and >> >> >> >> you need to do a clean install. (That means erasing your hard disk and >> >> >> >> starting over.) install an older operating system, it requires that all the newer files on the hard drive be removed first. ---------------- there is however, a caveat that involved sp2 and sp3, if

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. navigate here Hope this helps folks. It would install a new one? the repair installation via the sp2 cd will replace missing or corrupted sp2 version system files.

I now am in an endless boot loop. I have done it before and it works because it carefully deletes > Windows and reinstalls everything. > > Also, I cannot boot into the Recovery Console because I don't remember Can't read any of the docs on there because they can't find Acrobat. Check This Out I've used it before.

Creating your account only takes a few minutes. And yes, there is still more I want to get off that drive. I then decided to reinstall XP.

Back to top #6 Kaityf Kaityf Topic Starter Members 93 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:52 PM Posted 29 September 2014 - 12:06 AM While I was burning a disk for that

It would also take a long time. I've read that that can happen. There's a text file on there that says to type DLGDIAG at the DOS prompt. I already got the program and got a disk ready to use.

I take the boot/installation disk out, and the same thing just keeps happening over and over. Generated Thu, 29 Dec 2016 06:52:15 GMT by s_wx1077 (squid/3.5.20) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection Dec 26, 2008 #20 wps TS Rookie Hi , had this problem when building a new pc for the kids, using a PC Chips motherboard M848A. this contact form To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here.

Louis Back to top #5 rrgone rrgone Topic Starter Members 40 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:52 PM Posted 17 June 2008 - 05:12 PM The black screen only comes for When I boot to Recovery Console it looks 'normal' to me. Also read: Non Destructive Repair of XP by Fred Langa: http://www.informationweek.com/windows/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=189400897 How to perform an in-place upgrade (reinstallation) of Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315341 Fred Langa: http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=189400897 -- JS http://www.pagestart.com "anoyed" <> wrote Try replacing or re-seating the RAM as suggested above.

I'm trying to avoid a clean install, as I need >> >> > to >> >> > deactivate iTunes if I am going to reformat the drive. >> >> > >> My install disc contains Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2. I did. Nov 13, 2005 #12 bcnw TS Rookie another possible solution I was having the same problems, tried disabling a bunch of things, no help, and then tried unplugging a second hard

However, I have forgotten the password to the Administrator > account, which is apparently required to use the Recovery Console.

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