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Back to top #8 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,808 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:08:39 PM Posted 21 November 2010 - 03:29 PM How are you reinstalling XP? If you back out now and restart your PC, your previous Windows XP installation will boot normally with no loss of data, assuming it was working before you started this process!

Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top nytshade15 Posts: 2 This post has been reported. You should always read a software's "small print" especially when it comes to operating systems like Windows XP.

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message edited by chaddd2 Report • #3 T-R-A July 13, 2014 at 06:18:08 If you're starting from scratch, let XP format the drive instead of some other program (preferably NTFS format). Enter an Administrator Password now. Unlocker, http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/ Don't worry if your security software shows an alert. How would i proceed to delete the partition i called the Main one, and keep the data/backup partition as it is ( hopefully it's still there) thanks Edited by Muriel, 21 http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/probleminstalling-xp-pro-sp3-on-a-clean-hdd

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If your computer will be on a network, this is how it will be identified to other computers. simple to use no mess excellent cannot praise enough...jeeves Back to top #23 alberts alberts Members 2 posts   Canada Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:48 PM Could i not just I read an answer to a similar question about duel boot. Something has got to work.

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  • This varies with each systems hardware configuration.
  • Windows XP was released on the 25th October 2001 and was the successor of Windows 2000 and ME, support for this operating system will cease on the 8th April 2014.
  • This example already has a partition defined.
  • Back to top #4 mafalda89 mafalda89 Members 2 posts   Italy Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:13 AM Hi everyone, I'm trying to format my sister's netbook, running windows xp,
  • The install may complete but the system will almost surely fail to start when it reboots.
  • If you are having problems, please give details about models, hardware specification, procedure, etc.
  • The options include pressing ENTER to continue, or ESC to Cancel. 5) Warning screen: (Image 1.5) 6) Confirmation screen: (Image 1.6) A confirmation screen that displays the logical drive, what file
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  • Sometimes they work, sometimes not. The Welcome to Microsoft Windows screen appears next, informing you that the next few minutes will be spent setting up your computer.

    Click Next ->.

    28 Wait for Internet Connectivity Check Windows XP Clean havent tried Dual booting Win 7 and XP because the win 7 disc i have boots NO PROBLEM, (Remember i have a Clean Formatted HDD) but when i insert My XP Windows Xp Installation Steps Pdf A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Thank you very much for reading this :) Your suggestions and help are really need of mine. How Do I Wipe My Computer Clean Windows Xp In this tutorial, we are installing a clean copy of Windows XP on the computer.

    Press the Esc key to continue.

    7 Delete the Existing Windows XP Partition Windows XP Clean The Workgroup or Computer Domain window will appear next with two options for you to choose from - No, this computer is not on a network, or is on a network without a domain... or Yes, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/361794/problem-installing-xp-professional/ In this step, setup wants to know the names of the users who will use Windows XP so it can setup individual accounts for each user.

    The point is, ensure you have a current, tested backup of all system and data files and understand how to restore the system in case something goes very wrong. How To Reinstall Windows Xp Without Losing Data It’s really painless. I became mad because I was looking for something very easy to use that just take seconds to do what I want. This will become the size of the C drive, the main drive on your PC that Windows XP will install to.

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    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. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-2000/problem-installing-xp-pro/66380.html Win 2000 ALL How-tos Win 10 Win 8 Win 7 Win XP Win Vista Win 95/98 Win NT Win Me Win 2000 Win 2012 Win 2008 Win 2003 Win 3.1 E-Home Reinstall Windows Xp Without Cd So, that said, what’s involved in doing a clean install of Windows XP? How To Wipe Windows Xp To Factory Settings At this point, Setup is loading the driver files it needs to continue with installation. 1) Shall we begin? (Image 1.1) 2) Welcome to Setup: (Image 1.2) The "Welcome to Setup"

    i tried few files but rufus says its not bootable file. have a peek at these guys Everything went fine until just now. Make your choice of formatting options and press the F key to start the process. I had boot discs for that program. How To Wipe A Windows Xp Computer Without Disc

    Back to top #5 steve6375 steve6375 Platinum Member Developer 6353 posts Location:UK Interests:computers, programming (masm,vb6,C,vbs), photography,TV,films,guitars   United Kingdom Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:25 PM You need to boot from But it didn't work either. This particular screen only appears when the partition selected to be deleted is formatted as a bootable system partition. check over here If so, you might try a scratch repair kit and them immediately make a copy of the cd.

    If you're on a network, enter the workgroup name of that network here. How To Wipe Windows Xp Without Disc You may press F8 to signify that you agree with the terms, hit ESC if you do not agree and PAGE UP or PAGE DOWN to scroll through each screen. Mode Windows Update Catalog Windows Update Catalog offers centralized XP and .NET Critical Updates, Service Pack, and Hardware Driver Downloads Automatic Update XP Power Toys Power Toys Download

    I also recommend that you do NOT have your system connected to the Internet until after the installation of Service Pack 3.

    Accept This Answer · Accepted Answer · Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. Microsoft is in no way affiliated with, nor offers endorsement of, this site. Press C to create a partition on this unpartitioned space.

    Warning Note: You may have other partitions on this drive and on other drives that may be installed in your PC. How To Reinstall Windows Xp Without Cd Or Product Key Important Information Before the install/reinstallation of Windows XP, I highly recommend that you download Service Pack 3 "for multiple computers" and burn it onto a CD.

    What am I doing wrong? Windows XP Home Edition System Requirements Windows XP Professional Edition System Requirements If the computer is up to snuff, the next step is to check the rest of the hardware against Should I buy win. 7 and try it or will it not work either See More: problem installing xp pro Report • ✔ Best Answer riider July 13, 2014 at 11:59:15 this content In this step, Windows XP Setup warns that the partition you are trying to delete is a system partition that may contain Windows XP.

    Unfortunately, XP doesn't always recognize a computer BIOS is ACPI capable and doesn't install the support for ACPI. Back to top #16 steve6375 steve6375 Platinum Member Developer 6353 posts Location:UK Interests:computers, programming (masm,vb6,C,vbs), photography,TV,films,guitars   United Kingdom Posted 19 March 2013 - 12:37 AM Try Easy2Boot- just add your Just burn it to a disc using ImgBurn or similar software. I retried several times, I cleaned the CD, but the error is still there...

    That is why Rufus and other programs like WinSetupFrom USB and Easy2Boot were developed. Equally as important as using the proper HAL on ACPI capable systems, is NOT using it on systems that are not ACPI compatible. You’re in luck if the box is capable of booting from the CD-ROM drive since the Windows XP CD’s are bootable. Then Moved my HDD back into Original works great Updates and Runs smoothly.

    Started by BattousaiCV , 24 Apr 2015 memory, ram, windows xp, ramdisk and 1 more... 6 replies 1853 views gbrao 30 Apr 2015 Boot methods & tools → Boot Many problems can be solved by installing or reinstalling service packs.Below is a list of some of our Guides: Pre-install Guides Hard drive not seen during install of Windows - A