I am sure there are people out there trying to get ride of these. #11 Ketchup, May 22, 2013 Raincity Diamond Member Joined: Feb 17, 2000 Messages: 4,387 Likes Received: What this really means is that the .dat files containing the registry hives are trashed. SP3, and finally the drivers ? I will be installing XP on an old computer that currently runs XP Medai edition, I am changing over to XP Pro, I will have the XP disc, SP3 disc, and http://batteryuniveristy.com/windows-xp/how-to-repair-cab-file-in-windows-xp.php
Look in the right hand pane and double click on the entry that says "SourcePath".In the box that pops up, type in "C:\" (without the quotes) and press Enter. That's quite a bit above the 2700 you stated. If the boot sector and/or MBR are corrupt, the Windows installer will report an unknown partition which is what you're seeing. Here's Help. http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
You have the options listed below. They are:1) The system won't accept the original installation disk because it doesn't have Service Pack 2 on it.2) You don't have a Windows installation CD - only a restore CD SFC.EXE /SCANNOW should now run without problems for you.___________________________________________________________________________If you're unable to find the i386 folder, it may be that it's on a hidden partition on your hard drive or that Look in the right hand pane and double click on the entry that says "SourcePath".
I have created a set of 4 back up system/files dvd's for my emachines W3115 and now I would like to do a system recovery. Use the following list to determine which features to use to address a specific problem. This directory may be on a hidden partition on your hard drive. Windows Xp Repair Tool Do you know that for sure.
You'll see a folder-like view on the left, and entries on the right.Navigate down the folder view on the left to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup Just click on the + sign to expand the I repeat, do not choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R". See screen shot Image In the Run dialog box, in the Open text box, type: cmd. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43051/how-to-use-sfcexe-to-repair-system-files/ You might want to try a program like spinrite if you can borrow a copy from a friend.
Click OK. Which Windows Installation Would You Like Back to top #9 garmanma garmanma Computer Masochist Staff Emeritus 27,809 posts OFFLINE Location:Cleveland, Ohio Local time:08:37 AM Posted 27 August 2008 - 05:51 PM I run XP Pro sp2 It can only wipe volume C:\ then restore the original HP factory image. #23 Bubbaleone, May 25, 2013 Raincity Diamond Member Joined: Feb 17, 2000 Messages: 4,387 Likes Received: 3 After the Windows XP Setup is finished loading you should see the following screen, and then press the Enter key: (2) The next screen is the Windows XP EULA.
Good luck, Jim :) Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top lilghost053 Posts: 20 This post has been reported. Jim Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top lilghost053 Posts: 20 This post has been reported. How To Repair Windows Xp With Cd The below procedure applies only if you can still boot into Windows. Windows Xp Repair Command A repair install will keep all your personalizations, programs, and personal data intact.
Rather than going through all the gory details here, just visit this link: http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windo..._slipstream.asp It provides a detailed explanation of how to slipstream SP2 along with your Windows installation CD.__________________________________________________________________________To fix this contact form With updates and SP3 it's now morewith SP3 installed, the list of files totals 3585 Mark why won't my laptop work?Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance Top of pageManage Your Profile |Legal |Contact Us© 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All is going well now. Repair Windows Xp Without Cd
The friend system is HP, which I assume is using HP special version of the os. Another thing, I noticed that on technet that windows mce is 2 cd. Copy these registry backups to another location before you perform an in-place upgrade/Repair Install. have a peek here This backup should be located on a separate hard drive, CD, DVD, network storage, etc.
that will not be affected by the repair install. How To Repair Windows Xp Corrupted System Files Choose the most recently dated restore point available, then chkdsk, then the repair installation. . #21 Bubbaleone, May 24, 2013 Last edited: May 24, 2013 Raincity Diamond Member Joined: Feb RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP creating recovery discs for xp media center (19 posts)
The second disc in MCE is used for a few files needed to finish the setup. Windows XP Service Pack 1 Service Pack 2 An option I highly recommend; is creating a Slipstreamed XP CD with SP1, SP2, etc. . I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console Command Prompt Uggggggg I'm frustrated.
Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair. Then close regedit and reboot your computer. Please try the request again. Check This Out Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More...
http://www.restoredisks.com/findrestoredisk.aspx Jim Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top lilghost053 Posts: 20 This post has been reported. The only way to check this (and to update any of the files) is by visiting Windows Update and allowing it to check your system for updates and update as needed.References Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Xellos2099, May 21, 2013. All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design.