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If performing a System Restore did not solve your problems, the you could try the Windows Repair Installation described below. 7. The problem is the next bit: The Windows XP setup copies files to the Windows Installation folders. Before I tell you the problem, I just thought that I'd mention that my system is a Dell Dimension and I use the Windows XP OEM Disk to install Windows. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. his comment is here

A subsection of mine is below. (The full size was 204KB) [Paths] TargetDirectory = "\WINDOWS" TargetDevice = "\Device\Harddisk0\Partition3" SystemPartitionDirectory = "\" SystemPartition = "\Device\Harddisk0\Partition1" [Signature] Version = "WinNt5.1" [Files.SystemPartition] NTDETECT.COM = Wanted to reinstall. If you are able to install the latest XP service pack prior to doing a Repair Install, you may may prevent this problem. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Select 'Config', then 'Serial ATA (SATA)' 3. make sure that the RAM is not faulty. You can also, if you wish, manually create additional Restore Points at any time. If you have a requirement to view this partition from another OS installed on the system, do not format it as NTFS.

Several years ago I had this same problem as you are reporting, which was caused by the CD drive being faulty, I had to buy a new one, then Windows XP the default setup was indeed AHCI, changed it to IDE. If one of your Setup disks is not working, download a different set of Setup disks. (The ability to directly create setup floppies has been dropped from Windows XP. Why partition such a small disk?

Just work through the sections in turn until you find something relevant to your problem. 1. I am having the same issue. You did remember your password, right?!? 34) Login to the Administrator account: (Image 4.4) 35) Applying computer settings: (Image 4.5) Please wait while the Administrator account is configured "for the first Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals Hope that helps. I tried to use the windows xp from QuickPC v.107, it can fix this. Problem solved.

I had this problem about five years ago. It may take awhile. 11) Setup formats the partition: (Image 1.11) 12) Creating File List: (Image 1.12) Setup is now figuring out what files to copy over to the hard drive. 12) Ask a question and give support. I actually nearly got to the end of copying all files until one popped up when it was nearly finished.

There are plenty of things you can do, such as gently cleaning the CD surface with appropriate materials, and using a special DVD drive cleaning CD. http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-on-pavilion-dv9000-audio-issues.html On the Confirm Restore Point Selection screen, click Next. Hardware wears out. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Installing Windows XP - Can't copy certainfiles Bymattitude · 17 replies Sep 14, 2010 Post New Reply Hi guys, After getting the

Please, change "WORKGROUP" to something else. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! Log on to the computer as Administrator or other administrator-level user. weblink Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows XP Pro Installation Problem The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

I am not going to set up this system to connect to a domain controller, so I will place it as a member of a workgroup. The wrong Virtual memory setting can affect the installation after formatting the partition??? then click enter ..to try again ...that might take you through ...or lead you to Another error ..you continue changing CDs until its done ....

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Select 'Config', then 'Serial ATA (SATA)' 3. Reinstalling Windows If your Windows system is still not starting up correctly, you may need to consider completely re-installing your system. I've tried the following remedies to no avail:Cleared and Reset BIOSFlashed BIOS with newest versionTried different RAM sticksTried different HD'sRan memtest86, which found no errorsTried different video cardsIf anyone can help, F1 is to enter setup (is this bios?) if this isnt bios I've tried everything to access the bios with no luck.

Report admir again- Oct 6, 2012 at 05:23 AM It works on Acer aspire one, thank you very much Report costinj1129- Oct 8, 2012 at 12:22 AM I'm trying to change It may be awhile. 17) Windows XP Installation: (Image 2.2) 18) Faster and more reliable: (Image 2.3) Every Windows OS that comes out has the same claim. Can your PC run 64 bit XP? check over here If your Windows system is working sufficiently well, you can just follow the section on What to Back Up. 2.

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Last edited: Jun 15, 2016 May 27, 2016 #15 szemmel TS Rookie I have the same problem, I tried to install XP with various CD-s and versions, but it didn't work. But yes this I'd correct. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. FINALLY downloading.

But I'm not sure with your acer, because mine is Compaq CQ40. Join the community here. Removing or disabling recently added hardware (via the Hardware/Device Manager section of the System control panel. To display this menu, you need to power off your computer and then restart it.

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows XP Pro Installation Problem The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. You may also... I chose drive C: or Partition1 to install the Operating System. It had to do with the bios revision, didnt take in mine.

thnkz...a lott.... If you wish to use FDISK before hand, check out this guide. De-installing problem software via the Add or Remove Programs control panel or, if applicable, temporarily disabling it by deleting its entry in the Startup folder. I hope this guide helped you out or gave you a sneak peek at what is to come.

The disc is really clean with no signs of damage or scratches. I chose the default or maximum available here.