Set the Boot Order: Your CD drive as 1st device and your hard drive as 2nd.Insert Windows XP Disc and exit the BIOS saving your changes.At the first Boot Screen, keep Register Login Posting Guidelines | Contact Moderators Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Microsoft OS & Software Colloquium Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware & Tweaking I've cleaned the heat sink and checked for cooling paste and that's fine. Feb 19, 2007 #4 membrane TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 41 It's old, the board doesn't have built in ethernet and no agp slot. this contact form
cheapo genric or defective nic cards are one of the most common sources of problems in XP installs. You try checking your RAM, checking for any bad sectors in your hard drive, even your motherboard (as I have done) but cannot make a conclusion as to what’s the answer Registered: Sep 22, 2008Posts: 9074 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:35 pm No, ACCS may be correct that it is a hardware problem. This will start your computer from the XP disk.
If you are able to get back into Windows after your crash, you can restart by clicking on the "Start" menu, choosing "Shut Down" and selecting ''Restart" from the drop-down menu. I got Microsoft involved and they finally said it had to be in my computer although I have two other identical hardware items in the same office that had a good Join the community here. https://www.winhelp.us/non-destructive-reinstall-of-windows-xp.html Re-enable these after O/S install as/if required.
Ant help will be very welcome. How To Repair Windows Xp Without Formatting The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. You can the full amount later. 2) Change in the BIOS your hard drive settings from SATA to IDE 3) Change your CD Helpful +29 Report Vijay Mar 15, 2010 at FAQ about re-installing xp on a different machine Mar 13, 2006 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment.
Blue Screen/Crash during XP installation This is a discussion on Blue Screen/Crash during XP installation within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?t=1119475 Generated Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:32:04 GMT by s_hz99 (squid/3.5.20) About Screenshots Downloads Documentation End-user docs Technical docs Contribute Community Search: LoginPreferences Browse Source Context Navigation ← Previous TicketNext Ticket → Repair Windows Xp With Cd Feb 19, 2007 #5 iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994 It sounds like there is a defective component then. How To Repair Windows Xp In Command Prompt Press F5 (not F6).
thnkz...a lott.... http://planetweb20.com/windows-xp/how-to-repair-windows-xp-with-cd-step-by-step.html Register now Not a member yet? Hello, I am getting the following 3 problems: 1. Boot the machine and hit the required key to enter your BIOS. How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
Thanks Rick! The goal is to simplify things to minimize problems with windows until we can get it installed. But like all operating systems, it is possible for it to crash for various reasons. http://planetweb20.com/windows-xp/how-to-repair-windows-xp-in-command-prompt.html Reply Helpful +80 Report kannaboy Jun 25, 2010 at 04:47 AM 1.
delete and reset the partition again and let XP do the formatting. How To Repair Windows Xp Without Losing Data Ad Choices Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista I'm not sure of the exact cause, but I've seen it about a dozen times in my career without any real hardware / CD problems.
Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. And in bios drive settings what you got your drives set to, I.E - On, Off, Raid On. SnowGhost Ars Tribunus Militum Tribus: Victoria, Australia. Windows Xp Repair Disk Download Copy the .inf file out of the directory, and then delete the original from windows\inf .
I'm not sure of the exact cause, but I've seen it about a dozen times in my career without any real hardware / CD problems. how much? The disc has SP2 on it; however, SP3 was installed on the CPU around when it was first released. (As a side note, the COA is for XP.)FWIW, I only had his comment is here Freeman wrote:It is too bad that the hidden partition is not available for a system restore to the OOBE.
That is the method for accessing the hidden system restore routine.Just to clarify, what should I do after I access the OOBE? If you are using a Harddrive that came on a dell system, buy a new primary drive and use the dell drive for files or backup. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - If you have 2 sticks of memory take one out. ummmmmmmmmmmaaaaaaaaa with regards krishna Report NeS718- Apr 22, 2010 at 03:28 PM I have a Dell Latitude C610 Laptop it was Running Windows 2000 Professional, I tried installing Windows XP on
I've gotten past this problem by doing a shift+F10 during the install and looking at the XP install logs (setupapi.log?). If that is the Dell XP disc that came with the computer, and it already has SP2 on it, the hard drive may be failing. Hmm, Im coming down to the Hard Drive or RAM, I'm almost certain its the Memory, since you said you had File Not found from reading cd's, well I tried installing Change controller option to 'Compatibility' / 'IDE' Helpful +68 Report Marc Jan 11, 2010 at 01:56 AM 1) Make sure you instal XP with 2GB only.
Excellent advice. When I try to install windows xp, my laptop just shuts down solved Just ugraded windows vista 32 to vista 64 bit clean install and a folder on external hdd crashing Registered: Sep 22, 2008Posts: 9074 Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:01 pm I vote that it is a driver issue, or a wrong install disc problem. If not, that ^^ sounds like a creat suggestion Skoop Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: Valle d'Itria, Italia Registered: Aug 12, 2000Posts: 27100 Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:06 am Quote:Try downloading
I tried using the boot option to "not reboot after system failure" to read the blue screen but that didn't work.