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My first tentative to reinstall windows worked, then I tried to run a virus test (with eset online). I find each one but there is not a lot of information for ether one. thanks a lot for the advise. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! http://zuneuser.com/windows-xp/hardening-windows-xp-professional.php

My best guess is that windows is now stuck in trying to boot up in safe mode but thats based solely on the course of events. I press a key and then the Windows setup begins. Put the harddrive back in the original computer. I really need the help of experts like you. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-professional-sp3-cant-install

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I have to burn another Pro XP image on a +RW disc and will tell you how that works out. As retrying the boot does not work. Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to.

Usually the time here is an exaggeration. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! But if it won't, you can follow also what mike1959 has said.. Please try again.

solved I am trying to install windows xp on my pc which has windows 8.1 and linux mint as dual boot. Windows Xp Usb Install Hopefully it is SP3 otherwise you are already looking at lots of more problems, like a 1.5Gb download of SP3 Please let us know how you get on. You could also lay waste to anything potentially harmful on the drive with, "Darik's Boot and Nuke" :http://www.dban.org/download Here's a couple of prior threads about it: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wipe-hard-drive-dariks-boot-and-nuke.132670/ http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dariks-boot-and-nuke-or-another-software.213559/ @baaz2004 also has I put the drive in a external USB enclosure and formatted it with my other computer.

The weird thing is I was using a multitask dos boot utility's cd it also shows all the info regarding the hard drive make model and size. The rise if the machines has begun. It does Identify the drive ok, just can't seem to boot from it! All you have to worry about is drivers.

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Last edited: May 10, 2016 May 10, 2016 #13 Ekene TS Rookie The best way to fix all problems is to buy two different Windows xp ....probably different year .....when one I really need to reinstall Windows XP again! How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 I decided to totally reformat that hard disk and reinstall Windows. you won't be able to install windows if this happened!

Ask a question and give support. news Windows XP will probably be setup sooner than this.

17 Choose Regional and Language Options Windows XP Clean Install - Step 17 of 34. Thank you for your reply Ken ChuckB_38 June 17, 2009 6:57:40 PM For some reason the boot sector is screwed up. The Windows XP installation will now finalize.

Put the operation disc in the DVD unit and install the same way as if your netbook had a CD/DVD drive. 4. I then selected the 'Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive' and pressed the enter key. I know it is infected, but I can't access command prompt or anything else. have a peek at these guys Service Pack Installation did not Complete.

Here you need to choose a size for the new partition. If you wish to make changes, click on the Customize... button and follow the directions given to install new languages or change locations.

The second section allows you to change the default Windows It's no longer supported, unpatchable , and unsafe.

so i should still use windows 7 or should change other os?i use browsing and downloading ..

The BSOD screen is the result a of sata/raid issue with XP. The only thing to do is if the hard drive is a type of SATA you must go first to BIOS and under Configuration change the SATA Drives to IDE, then Report Bharat- May 6, 2010 at 08:03 AM Thank you So much !! Hardware too new?

I also tried making the boot from usb the primary boot device. This is fine. We're almost there! check my blog Hooked up the usb connection from the unit to the netbook. 5.

I do believe this is the cause, because -RW are a newer format and the older computers, and they see +RW's fine, but not -RW's, for the exact reason I do Try an external CD Rom device. I found it on ebay, the person said he tested them and work fine. I saw this on a forum concerning a Toshiba Notebook.

Even in this case, the Typical settings option is probably the right one.

If you're not sure, choose Typical settings.

Click Next >.

22 Enter a Workgroup or Domain Name Windows XP Clean Install - Open the desktop computer and removed the ide and power cables from the dvd rom drive. 3. Sep 15, 2010 #6 Guest Hello Everyone. If I could get something started, I could probably fix it.

After a while it said that it's not enough memory, so I changed the values for the Virtual Memory. My computer is a Dell XPS M1730 with Windows XP SP3. In this step, you will delete the main partition on your computer - the space on the hard drive that your current Windows XP installation has been using.

Using the arrow So, I then pulled out the HDD and placed it in a usb converter to see if the HDD is bad but it works fine on other computers.

Ask a question and give support. How did you prepare the HDD for the Windows reinstall? I suspected the XP disc, but it was kept in its sleeve, like new. Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign