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Help !!!! Trouble Installing 2000 Pro

Q: Help !!!! Trouble Installing 2000 Pro

Hi

I Installed Win 2000 Pro Ontop Of My Win 98 By Mistake , Now None Of Them Work , When I Start Up I Get The Option On 98 Or 2000 When I Start 98 The Paths Are Not Found (dos) Cant Start Using Fdisk As Not Found, When I Start Using Windows 2000 It Then Asks For Win2000 Disk When I Put In It Says No Memory Avaliable To Install , So Basicalled I Have No Space Left On Pc

Please Help

Thanks

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A:Trouble Installing Office 2000

Did you format before reinstall of windows?
Office has a nasty habit of leaving bits of itself around, even after an uninstall. MS has an Eraser utility that removes all vestiges of itself. Maybe running that will solve your installation woes.

Q239938 - OFF2000: Utility to Completely Remove Remaining Office CD1 Files and Registry Entries

Q247674 - OFF2000: Utility to Completely Remove Remaining Office CD2 Files
 

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A:Office 2000: Installing on Windows 2000

Whoa, how 'bout that caps lock?

Do you have your Service Packs on Windows 2K installed (2 will cover 1 and 2)?

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So you're saying that the problems didn't start until you joined the domain? Are you trying to use Office2k or are you trying to unistall?

I've never had any luck upgrading. I suggest a fresh install using NTFS and install office2k afterwards.
 

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Not sure I understand.

Microsoft 98 is, I take it, Windows 98?

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A:Having trouble installing XP

You cannot install Windows XP in MSDOS. Boot the computer with the Installation CD and follow on screen prompts for installation.
 

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A:Trouble installing CD RW

You will need to either jumper the cd rom as slave or temporarily until you get a jumper disconnect it from the ide cable. Must be jumpered to work. Don't know why the old drive showed up unless you changed something on it.
 

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A:Trouble installing XP

Some files cannot be installed like dvd dlls if you don't have a dvd rom drive.In saying that are you given the option to press esc to continue ?
 

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Hmmm, this is an odd one and possibly due to Internet Explorer's security settings. It's a long shot but worth a try...

Reinstall IE8
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A:-PLEASE HELP- Trouble installing XP

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A:Trouble Re-Installing Win 7

Check your ram.
Memory Diagnostics Tool
Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
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A:Trouble installing XP

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The point about you being able to access secure websites but not other sites probably points to the certificate for the website it is looking for. No certificate no access? Can i recommemend rolling back and re-installing IE6 as a quick fix? I had a problem where IE7 would not load a hotmail inbox, i think there are so many bugs in IE7. I must admit my personal PC has IE6 and will probably stay that way.

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A:Trouble installing ram

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A:Trouble installing

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A:Trouble Installing

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Checking System Update Readiness.
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Checking Windows Servicing Packages

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(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Microsoft-Windows-VirtualPC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~zh-TW~7.1.7601.17514.mum Line 1:
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A:Trouble installing Win 7 SP1

I don't have a VirtualPC package on my system,. Could you describe how you are installing Windows 7 SP1 and some details about your system, such as, are you running a Virtual OS version of some type?

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A:trouble installing

Any error messages? And what did you use to remove viruses and spyware, and what was you infected with? Have you ran HJT this yet?

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A:New PC, Trouble Installing XP

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Try putting the BIOS settings back to default

You may want to run a diagnostic utility. Go to this link and download the Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for DOS (Floppy) . You will make a boot floppy, insert it in the floppy drive and run the test.

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A:Trouble Installing

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A:Im having trouble installing XP...

Quote:




installed the setup files, it automatically restarted my computer




At this point are you getting instructions to remove any disks and press any key to restart? If you've been removing the XP CD and pressing a key to restart, don't do either. It'll take a several seconds for your computer to reboot and you'll feel like it's taking forever; but it's okay. Setup will continue after that.

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A:Trouble Installing XP

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A:Trouble re-installing

and welcome to the Forum

Enter the BIOS and set ther first boot device to be the DVD drive and the second as the hard drive. . put the DVD in the drive and reboot. You should see a prompt to "Press any key to boot from CD"

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A:Trouble installing CS3

I wish I could help you. I completely understand how you feel. I am having similar issues and came to your thread hoping for an answer here. I also started my own thread about my CS3 problems. I hope you find the answers you need.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/trouble-installing-cs3.918893/
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A:Trouble Installing XP

Probably with an external USB floppy drive.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/181473/trouble-installing-xp/
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A:Trouble installing XP on new hd

Hello and Welcome to TSF

Is this an OEM cd or a burnt copy? Make sure it is clean from smudges and scratches. Also you might want to clean the lens on the cd-rom drive or whatever drive your using

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A:trouble installing WMP 11

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Have you tried rolling back to WMP10 (or even WMP9) and reinstalling WMP11 ?

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A:Having Trouble Installing

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A:Pc trouble after installing sp2

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A:trouble re-installing xp-pro

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A:HDD trouble while re-installing XP

is it a PATA or SATA hdd?

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A:Need help installing WinXP/2000 Pro

Hope this helps.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/need-help-installing-winxp-2000-pro.121552/
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A:need help with installing MSDE 2000

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A:Installing office 2000

You'll need to call Microsoft to get a key.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installing-office-2000.298286/