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drive A is for floppy disk only. The easiest method to avoid this is to Slipstream SP3 prior to performing the repair install. . #8 Bubbaleone, May 21, 2013 Xellos2099 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: All applications installed that place keys in the registry will need to be re-installed and will require the original install media. Is the data completely toast? #15 Xellos2099, May 24, 2013 Ketchup Elite Member Joined: Sep 1, 2002 Messages: 12,980 Likes Received: 33 Can you hear the hard drive spinning when http://swapshaker.com/windows-xp/hp-compaq-asking-microsoft-registration-after-stopping-repair-os-with-other-xp-disk.html

If you know for sure that the Windows installer reported the partition type as "unknown" and that "\Windows\System32\Config\System is missing or corrupt" on the XP MCE machine you sucessfully repaired via SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. A Repair Install will replace the system files with the files on the XP CD used for the Repair Install. Be sure to put the quotes exactly as I have them.Do it again and this time save as ?win51ic?

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You should create a slipstreamed copy of your XP CD by using the software and step by steps supplied in the links below. by YankeesNYwins / September 18, 2007 2:20 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Make your own windows xp cd Is your PC Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2??If it is your This might even result in a damaged windows reappearing; but gives another chance of getting at the repair" Try the link below if the repair option is not available. EDIT: Do Not neglect to perform "Part Four" of the KB article.

into XPSETUP folder.When you are finished this is what the XPSETUP folder looks like.When you are finished this is what the XPSETUP folder looks like.http://img177.imageshack.us/my.php?image=xpprotd0.jpgStep number 7. ________________________________________Step number 7.Open notepad by x-kapa-x / October 15, 2007 8:09 AM PDT In reply to: Boot to the Windows XP CD you made. If you get files not found during the copying stage. Windows Xp Repair Disk Download Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

New Posts Goodbye NX, hello Switch Latest: cmdrdredd, Jan 18, 2017 at 4:20 PM Console Gaming Why the left hates Trump so intensely Latest: realibrad, Jan 18, 2017 at 4:20 PM How To Repair Windows Xp In Command Prompt Join our site today to ask your question. I have found if the Repair option is not available, you have a few paths I have listed below to try before XP requires a Clean install. Similar Threads - Repair Media Centre Repairing XP installation philtivvy, Aug 20, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 13 Views: 585 philtivvy Aug 28, 2016 30 Sec Delay - Two Boots

Other brands, and XP Media Center Edition disks are rarer. Windows Xp Repair Tool Type Windows with a capital W like I have it.Now click on file and save as and type ?win51? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Your i386 only has 39 MB's by YankeesNYwins / September 18, 2007 5:44 AM PDT In reply to: 39.9MB Your i386 only has You can retrieve important files.

  • The likelihood of you losing the files and folders is probably of minimal risk, but you have to expect the worst and make sure you are prepared for recovery.
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Your data, however, is toast unless you backed it up before the machine died. I like ACRONIS for this and am working on using G4U's copydisk (a freebie) but have yet to find something I like for others to use.That image could be on an Repair Windows Xp With Cd it told me to insert a window xp service pack 2 cd into drive awhat should i do? Repair Windows Xp Without Cd Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your applications and settings will remain intact.

I did the research and discovered it's not that simple, unfortunately, as that was my first thought as well. check my blog Thus the ideal way I guess is to prefect a system repair. You can use the In place upgrade option to change a Product Key in the event you entered a key that was already activated. The fact is that the XP MCE CD1 contains a number of files that differ from a standard XP Pro SP2 disk, and running a repair installation with one will end How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console

Is there a way to made this work or do I MUST find a MCE disk to do repair? #1 Xellos2099, May 21, 2013 lxskllr Lifer Joined: Nov 30, 2004 I don't have a cd to reinstall XP home Make your own Windows XP CD. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. this content Blaster worm warning: Do not immediately activate over the internet when asked, enable the XP firewall before connecting to the internet.

Yippee, no Microsoft Works, crappy games, trialware, and ****. Windows Xp Repair Disk Iso Machine boots and runs faster, and more space on the HD.That's it! A Repair Install will replace files altered by adware and malware, but will not fix an adware, malware problem.

Copy these registry backups to another location before you perform an in-place upgrade/Repair Install.

This may take 4 or 5 minutes to do.Here is a picture of the XPSETUP folder showing the size of the i386 folder when I hold the mouse over the folder. Saved me several times when I've come across computers that can't boot. #6 dawks, May 21, 2013 Xellos2099 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: 2,180 Likes Received: 0 it However, she have a bunch of old program on her computer like wordperfect and quattro pro, which she no longer have the disk to. How To Repair Windows Xp Corrupted System Files Remove the SP 1, SP2 update if the option is available from Add/Remove.

Either one will work because they are the same.12. Now, as mentioned, you will need to install some drivers. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. have a peek at these guys Try the repair install.

You can activate after the firewall is enabled. that will not be affected by the repair install. I then replaced the drive and reinstalled windows from the factory image and used the machine as a backup pc until I gave it away last year.Click to expand... The HP recovery disks, which you still may be able to order, will wipe the drive.

There might be a separate folder containing the drivers but a search would be necessary. Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation.