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Solved: issues upon re-installing Windows XP

Q: Solved: issues upon re-installing Windows XP

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A:[SOLVED] Issues after Installing new Windows 7 on two computers.

You cannot use an usb that had windows 7 loaded on it to install on the hp. it will be preactivated and have the dell logo, it will be an oem addition of windows and it won’t match your hardware on your hp, your wireless will not work until you download all your correct drivers.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-issues-after-installing-new-windows-7-on-two-computers-662791.html
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A:Solved: Major issues with installing Windows XP Pro on new computer.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-major-issues-with-installing-windows-xp-pro-on-new-computer.577802/
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A:Solved: Issues installing programs/drivers with Windows 7 64bit

Anyone of these failed installed my have messed things up, that NOTHING is going to get installed.

Have you tried cleaning up the failed installed?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-issues-installing-programs-drivers-with-windows-7-64bit.898542/
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A:[SOLVED] Installing issues

Hi mate,
Where it is hanging 39%? When you made partitions and Windows started to copy files on HDD???
Or you might thought when Windows has copied setup files and after first reboot, when Windows started to install and it hangs on 39min???
Check all things inside the case once again, make sure you have all things connected properly...
You have 4GB [2x2GB right]?
Take out one and try to install Windows or test it before you start to install Windows again...
Test it with Memtest, you can download it here: http://www.memtest.org/
Hope this will help you mate...

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-installing-issues-263890.html
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A:[SOLVED] Issues installing SP3 and other software

Hi did you get sp3 from here How to download Windows XP SP3

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-issues-installing-sp3-and-other-software-683550.html
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A:Solved: Issues installing Operating System

Hi,

If you're wondering what solved it, I used the latest version of Intel Application Accelerator.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-issues-installing-operating-system.304487/
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Wait, slowly now . First of all you need to type properly if you want people to help you... Fix up your grammar. Now, from what I understand, you want to format your computer clean and install Windows 7 on the 320GB HDD right? Are both your HDD's internal? And did you buy Windows 7 from retail?

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Download the full SP3 install file from here:
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Hi -

Both drives have Windows 7 installed on them?

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Contact Microsoft and explain new HDD purchase - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950929

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http://store.microsoft.com/help/iso-tool
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/m.../dd535816.aspx
http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-in...working-guide/

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A:Several issues after installing Windows XP on TE2100

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A:Experiencing issues after re-installing Windows 7 :/

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Welcome to windows 7 support forums,

The issue you are describing is an incomplete install of Itunes using the Windows 7 OS.
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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
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It also appears that the Next button enables now, even though I still get the message. When clicking next it copies the files and then gets stuck on expanding at 0%.

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Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

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http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/378628-issues-installing-windows-7-service-pack-1-a.html
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Shut down all computers. Boot the "host" (the one with the printer directly connected) and one other XP PC. See if you can get connected and print to the remote computer. If successful, boot one PC at a time and see if you can get working again. If unsuccessful with just the two PCs please show for each of them ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following commands:

nbtstat -n

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

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Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/networking-issues-after-installing-windows-7-on-one-computer.861512/
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A:2 Windows Updates not installing, .NET Framework 4 Issues

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/275672-2-windows-updates-not-installing-net-framework-4-issues.html
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Can you post a screen shot of Disk management?

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image - Windows 7 Help Forums

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/41720-uefi-issues-installing-windows-8-1-can-someone-explain.html
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Just as the computer reboots the first time during install, pull the flash drive out.

The problem is that your bios is set to boot from USB flash drive permanently as the first device. Bios needs to be set to boot from the hard drive first as priority - and then you manually tell it to boot from the flash drive when you want it to. The workaround to changing your bios settings is to pull the flash drive out just as the computer reboots the first time when installing Windows 10.

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A:Issues installing Office 2007 (Windows 7)

Welcome to the forum,

What you are trying to install is just the service pack, that's why you are getting that message.

http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/203528-issues-installing-office-2007-windows-7-a.html
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welcome


Quote:




Im currently having to use a house fan to keep it from overheating




we need your specs, take the side off, if it isnt already off for the fan.
what does the power supply say? is the case clean?

you might need a re-apply of artic five on your cpu.

http://www.arcticsilver.com/arctic_s...structions.htm

post back

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/issues-when-re-installing-windows-xp-home-edition-104210.html
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I forgot to link the AMD Driver/Software Suite online I installed:

http://support.amd.com/en-us/downloa...Windows+7+-+64

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Welcome!

I don't really understand your problem, but try pressing F11 during the POST. The manually select your drive from the resulting window.

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~JK

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/54999-installing-dual-boot-windows-xp-windows-7-issues.html
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That's because XP does not have the SATA drivers for the Hard Drive .. so it doesn't see it.
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http://paparadit.blogspot.com/2007/06/installing-sata-hard-drive-with-windows.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/issues-installing-windows-xp-on-my-hp-pavilion-dv6700-notebook.928795/
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A:Issues installing Windows Updates and using Internet Explorer

I have already ran SFC/ SCANNOW and it found no issues. I reset Windows Update components and that didn't fix the issue either.

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Hello DrWolfenstein, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since this is a new PC and formatted as GPT, then you have a UEFI motherboard.

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I have already ran SFC/ SCANNOW and it found no issues. I reset Windows Update components and that didn't fix the issue either.

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/398445-issues-installing-windows-updates-using-internet-explorer.html
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A:Solved: Windows updates keeps installing/re-installing the same update over and over

It is not using any space. Right-click the ones you already have and hide them so they don't come back.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-updates-keeps-installing-re-installing-the-same-update-over-and-over.1022585/
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You cannot start installation of an older version from desktop of a newer version. You need to boot your PC with XP install media.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/292474-installing-windows-xp-windows-7-incompatibility-issues.html
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I believe the SATA drivers you need are these ones:

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Download them and extract them onto a floppy or CD, then during the intial windows setup (when it is loading device drivers) it will come up with an option to install 3rd party SATA / RAID drivers, you press F6 at this point and then browse to the drivers to install them. This should allow the system to utilise the SATA drives to install windows.
 

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Are you able to remove the disk before booting so that you do not encounter the "press any key to boot from CD" prompt?
 

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Sometimes you can have better luck by downloading the Service Pack and installing it directly, rather than using Windows Update.

Download: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (KB976932) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

For 32 bit Windows, you need the last file listed. 537 MB

For 64 bit Windows, you need the next to last file listed. 903 MB.

Might help, might not.

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A:Solved: Problems Installing Windows 2000 from Windows ME

do you mean you are upgrading from ME to 2000? if that's the case...

i had a sony vaio desktop awhile back (it was the whole reason i joined this forum actually)...
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Even though Windows has it's own partition program, I think it's better to download this, the home edition is free:
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*OCSE
 

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A:[SOLVED] Re-installing Windows XP Pro:Questions About

Quote:





Originally Posted by Kevalin


Hi,

I have a Gateway 6023gp laptop running Windows XP Pro with the sp2 service pack. It has a 40gb hardrive with approximately 30gb in the C drive. The other 10gb is on my D drive.

The other day, I decided to redownload Real Player, but it kept insisting that I didn't "have permission from the administrator" to do so. That's been pretty frustrating, since I am the Administrator, as the only owner the computer has ever had.

It turns out that this is apparently a fairly common complaint with Real Player, and Real Networks has a work-around that includes trying to install the program in Safe Mode.

I suspect it was really a permissions error, but gave the message about being an administrator

Imagine my dismay, however, when I started the computer in safe mode, only to find that I really am NOT the administrator on my computer! In safe mode, someone unknown is apparently the Administrator. Mind you, this person does not show up as a user when the computer in on in regular mode; and I show up as the Administrator. But this Administrator has "their" entry passworded, and so I can't get in and make changes.

I have seen "ghoist" users on some HP systems . . apparently set up that way in their imageing process when they first install . . did you try just pressing enter with no password typed?

Happily, this is more of a shock than a reason for despair. Since I do own the computer, I have the disks to strip the and re-install the operating system, and fully intend to do as soon as humanly possible. But I've never had to do anything like that, so I have a few questions.

First: what is the best way to save or remove docs and files that I want to keep? I have a huge jumpdrive (32gb) that I recently bought with the intention of storing some docs I need to have but don't use that often; can I simply use that, or would it be better to buy an external harddrive and place those files on it?

If the jump drive is large enough that will work . . just be sure a different system can read the files before you format


Second:what about my D drive? I don't have a clue what's actually on that drive, but will re-installing Windows replace it, or should I save it out as well?

That could be the recovery partition that some OEM's use to restore the system to the state it was shipped. If you format that option will be gone

Third question: should I use some sort of hardrive cleaner before reloading it? I'd hate to think that I'm going through all this trouble, only to have left some kind of accessible "ghost in the machine"that can later be accessed to create the same situation I'm in now.

If you reinstall, you can delete the partitionsand format early in the installation . . that wipes the drive.

This is a good guide to reinstalling XP . . you might want to print it for reference during the install.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/cont...icles/158.html

And lastly: how the hell can I prevent something like this from happening again, once I have re-installed Windows? I have Avast Home and WinPatrol, both of which seem to be pretty good programs. I had AVG Free, but the newer version made my computer run SLOW...and didn't always seem to really do the job.

If you format and install, you will determine the users.

If you go that route, be sure to round up your drivers ahead of time and burn to cd so you will have them after the instalation. You can find them on the Gateway support site

Anyway, any comments on this--soon!--would be highly appreciated. Thank TSF; you all have helped me with other computer issues, and I think you're wonderful!

Blessings,
Kevalin

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Check with your hardware vendor for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.

Technical Information:

*** STOP: 0x0000007E (0xC0000005, 0xF85F9AD9, 0xF898B7A4, 0xF898B4A4)

Partcls.sys
Address F09C746D base @ F09C7000, Date stamp 423f9452

Is my hard disk dead?

A:[SOLVED] Problem when installing Windows XP Pro

what happened when you restarted - did you get that screen again?

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im new to the forum and i want to thank everyone that helps me with my problem first and foremost.. Thank you lol

Anywho my prob is that i want to install a second hardrive on my computer the hard drive is currently running windows xp on it just like my main one on my computer right now but i just want the second want to be use for file storing and more GB's... how should i go about doing this? and what would be the best and most efficient set up for this??

thanks, vic

A:[SOLVED] Help Installing Another Windows Xp Hardrive

Welcome to TSF Vic,

I take it that you want to install this second HDD just for extra storage space, without having the Windows? XP Operating System installed on it.
This is relatively simple to do..
For the purposes of these instructions, we will presume that you have IDE HDD's in your machine.
What you need to do is to pin this second HDD as a "Slave" and install it on the middle connector of the same IDE Ribbon that your "Master" HDD (the one with XP on it) is installed.
Once you have done this, and all being good, the BIOS will automatically recognise the 'new' HDD.
When you power up the computer and boot into Windows?, after a couple of minutes, it will be recognised as "new hardware installed", and all should be ready to make this HDD work as an extra storage Drive.
Now if the 'new' HDD has any data on it that is not required, you will need to wipe the partition and reformat it. This might sound like a daunting task, but it is really quite easy to do..here's how...
Firstly, you will need to re-assign the Drive letter/s for any CD/DVD Drives that you may already have installed.
Go Start > All Programs > Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management (local).
Once in here you need to Right click on the CD/DVD's > Change Drive Letter/s and Paths... > select a letter near the end of the alphabet (say X: Y: or Z:), and allow Windows? to reallocate the Drive Letter to the CD/DVD's, only as a temporary measure.
Once that's done you'll need to change the Drive letter of the 'new' HDD to D:, so that it is in alphabetical order after your main Drive, (the one with the XP installation on it), which is typically C:..this is done by the same method as for the CD/DVD Drive/s.
Should there be any alerts regarding the changing of the Drive letters, just say Yes and virtually ignore them.
When you have completed this, you should now have two HDD's that are Drive C: and D: respectively, and your CD/DVD's should have been changed back to Drive Letters E: and F: ( if you have two of them installed).
You will need to now reformat this 'new' D: Drive.
This is done by Right clicking the D: Drive allocated space > Format... > you will be prompted that all data on the HDD will be deleted, so, just continue.
When Windows? has finished with the formatting of this Drive, reboot the computer, so cancel out of Computer Management and allow the reboot.
Once the machine has booted back into Windows?, your D: Drive ready will be ready for storing and downloading data.

If you have any doubts or problems, post back for further assistance.

Let us know the outcome.

Kind Regards,

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A:Solved: Windows XP Professional, Installing

Do you mean "product key"? There should be a sticker on the computer's case.
 

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A:Solved: Privoxy for Windows installing

In the future, you can click on the Report button and have it changed rather than starting a new thread. I'll close this one so only the new thread stays open.
 

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A:[SOLVED] problem installing windows

First things first. The XP CD you have is the one that matches the Certificate of Authority on the computer, right? Check.
Next, the machine is set to boot from the CD-Rom first, right? Check.
Next, you are powering the machine up with the XP CD in the optical drive, right? Check.
You will have to create a partition, format it (you can do a quick format as it is a brand new drive) and then install XP.

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A:[SOLVED] No Audio After Re-installing Windows, Please Help

and welcome to the Forum

Is this a branded PC? . . if so, what brand and model

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Hi,

I just re-installed windows but the problem is that I have 3 partitions. The partition which Xp is installed on is only 2gb (F).

The C: is 146gb (102free) and that's the one my old xp was installed on. The setup didn't format that, I couldn't because it had the setup files on it.

Then there is another partition which is only 8mb??? I don't know why?

What I would like to do is to format the C: and maybe only have 2 partitions.

Or can you suggest anything? Thanks.
 

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Thanks in advance for help

If you need any more specifics just let me know.

A:[SOLVED] Problem installing windows 7

I actually might have answered my own question, all I had to do was move my ssd to sata port #1 and disconnect the hdds during install. Seems to be working.

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A:[SOLVED] Another method other than Re-Installing Windows over and over again.

The best way is to create a hard disk "image" but you'll need a spare drive or partition to save the image on (it can't be the same partition that you're backing up, for obvious reasons.

Windows 7 has that capability built-in:
Control Panel > Backup & Restore > Create a System Image

You will also need to create a system repair disc in order to boot your system and access the backup image for recovery when necessary.

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