Last edited by someguy86 on Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:13 pm sryan2k1 Ars Legatus Legionis et Subscriptor Tribus: Ann Arbor, MI Registered: Nov 28, 2002Posts: 34761 Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2010 Tried installing the windows version of DLG to the HD from the CD and it worked but won't launch from there either. Back to top #12 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,515 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:07 PM Posted 18 June 2008 - 06:51 PM http://support.wdc.com/product/download.as...=30&lang=en The power of accurate observation is Posted 04 January 2010 - 01:15 PM Boot with the XP CD and run Recovery Console (press R key at the first screen asking for input) select XP install (usually 1) http://jscience.net/xp-repair/xp-repair-install-hangs.html
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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer If you are really really stuck... the problem is when using Shift+F10 to access MSconfig to stop setup.exe for running it requires a reboot, but since im in setup at the error screen when i clk restart After I try what nicknomo suggested (holding shift + F10) first. I'm not sure of the exact cause, but I've seen it about a dozen times in my career without any real hardware / CD problems.
Not the answer you're looking for? Freeman Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: I'm in a chair, on the deck, under the Portico, enjoying the breeze while sipping a soy chai. by Zouch / April 14, 2013 1:15 AM PDT In reply to: Windows xp stuck after repair install It really depends on how old your latest backup is. One more suggestion from MVP Alex Nichol "Reboot, this time taking the immediate R option and if the CD letter is say K: give these commands copy K:\i386\ntldr C:\ copy K:\i386\ntdetect.com
You could try slipstreaming in SP3 and newer drivers. I'd would appreciate some advice on what to try from Recovery Console or anything else that might help me out.It's a Dell Dimension 8400 running XP SP2 (can't remember if SP3 Blaster worm warning: Do not immediately activate over the internet when asked, enable the XP firewall before connecting to the internet. 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
Another option to consider (since the cost of 100 + gig hard drives has dropped to well under $75) would be to disconnect the current hard drive and install a clean Its a problem processing the drivers during a repair install. Well, the process ended successfuly.Well, here are the list of solutions which can save your life, nerves, time & precious data.First things first, CHECK your HDD for possible problems. Can't install the old version of Acrobat because it fails due to newer version already installed.
I believe the newer systems (pc and laptops) require a newer version of XP for a clean install. his comment is here Thanks Marc 0 Back to top #13 managed managed ☼ Y ☼ N ☼ W ☼ A ☼ Members 8,807 posts Gender:Male Location:Liverpool, England Interests:Computers, Football, Science Fiction. Try the repair install. I hit f8 and chose start in safe mode also start in safe mode with command prompt.
I ended up Fdisking the drive to kill all partitions, but the XP install hung at 35 minutes - installing devices. But it did nothing for the installation hang up (though it did cause the monitor cycle through power save mode repeatedly with the screen going black then resuming the installation screen I disabled the lan, modem and wireless card from within the bios and hey presto. http://jscience.net/xp-repair/key-xp-repair-pro-6.html I'll also assume the disc isn't overly scratched :) 0 Jalapeno OP Billybriggs0102 Oct 31, 2012 at 2:25 UTC Could be a number of things.
Went into BIOS setup, pressed F9 (restore defaults - just in case) and it worked. but I have found a solution, regedit from shift+f10 at the error screen, HKLM_SOFTWARE_SYSTEM_SETUP then modify: SYSTEMSETUPIN PROGRESS UPGRADEINPROGRESS RESTARTSETUP and that booted XP in a normal state. If you get errors with this test you have a bad memory module, if you have more than one memory module installed remove all but one and re-run the test, test
The simple command "chkdsk c: /f /r" is worth many things.Second, check any virtual driver or real driver compatibility with windows. The repair attempt arose from a boot failure due to the hard drive acting up (tapping it resolved that boot failure but was running into hangs - hence the repair). You'll also need a USB drive to hold the retrieved files. navigate here One way I've done this in the past (Oh, the joys of being the family IT guy!) is to use a Knoppix Live CD.
by solarimage / April 12, 2013 2:24 PM PDT In reply to: Windows xp stuck after repair install Did you try doing an Upgrade Install of XP? http://www.nliteos.com/ 0 Cook Back to top #20 managed managed ☼ Y ☼ N ☼ W ☼ A ☼ Members 8,807 posts Gender:Male Location:Liverpool, England Interests:Computers, Football, Science Fiction. But the instant I unplugged the ethernet cable, the installation progress bar moved for the first time and went down to 31 minutes, and then finally completed the repair install. If you made unorthodox registry changes with third party software, there is the potential of data loss from a Repair Install.
In system root (c:\windows or c:\winnt) there has to be a file named setupapi.txt. I had to change out the original HD that came from Dell last year. What you could try is moving all the files in C:\Windows\INF to a temp folder such as C:\tempinf, then run setup again. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases
the same BS hit another work box the same day. I was unable to click ok close out or anything. how is the NIC or ethernet cable preventing a windows XP repair installation? Back to top #10 Budapest Budapest Bleepin' Cynic Moderator 23,515 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:03:07 PM Posted 18 June 2008 - 05:36 PM I would try running a diagnostic test
It would also be a good idea to run the Files And Settings Transfer wizard F.A.S.T located on the XP CD. Now when I start the PC it automatically starts Setup and asks for the disk if it's not in the drive, then goes to 34 minutes, blips to black for a The repair Setup started up again and ran for about a minute and then blipped to a black screen with no message and restarted the Setup again. SHOW ME NOW © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved.
I've seen XP do similar things in the past, and it always ended up being a hardware issue that didn't show up anywhere else. g-pawFeb 6, 2008, 4:07 AM If no better suggestions, can you put the hdd in another computer and back up the data and then do a clean install? Register Login Posting Guidelines | Contact Moderators Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Microsoft OS & Software Colloquium Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & Tweaking
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