Clicking once on the hard drive icon will mount the drive and open the File Manager. Proud graduate of GeekU and member of UNITE___Rui Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous Repeat steps 6 and 7 for the other ControlSet# keys under the Test hive. what exactly should I do when my laptop asks me whether I wish to "reactivate my Windows now"? my review here
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Already have an account? System restore does not work. Back to top #10 SleepyDude SleepyDude Malware Response Team 2,367 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Portugal Local time:01:33 PM Posted 10 January 2016 - 10:21 AM Thanks for the suggestion SleepyDude. You hard drive will show up in the lower left as sda.
I should mention that I had always been very careful not to catch any virus, not to mess about with my Windows, and generally did not do any uploads with my i downloaded a tool to create a boot disk, but it required the use of 6 disks (which i dont have due to floppy's being the most frustrating invention on the Setup loaded again, but instead of continuing on like normal, I received a Fatal Error message. However, when I exit the BIOS, and the computer starts the Setup process again, the keypad becomes nonfunctional again.
Proud graduate of GeekU and member of UNITE___Rui Back to top #7 empty_pockets empty_pockets Topic Starter Members 66 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southern Illinois Local time:07:33 AM Posted 09 January Have you tried deleting your CD Rom in device manager and then rebooting. I've tried putting both CD in the CD drive prior to booting, but all I get is a few lines of text, will the last 3 being: Quote: PXE-E61: Media test Please insert the Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 CD into your CD-ROM" I have scanned for malware/viruses with the following (all have the latest definitions): Avast Free
If it does not have any, skip it also. __________________ the truth is a three edged sword - your truth, my truth and the real truth. 02-02-2008, 10:09 PM Unfortunately I did not write down anything pertaining to it. What's the deal with a CD2???? As far as the Winxp, is it a full retail version or did it come with another computer?
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Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. software to rip audio music albums... since you are installing, go ahead and skip that step and see what happens. get redirected here This happened without any warning and apparently without any reason; after switching on my Toshiba I was getting messages that a fatal error occurred in the Windows system.
If I've forgotten any info, just let me know. The problem I run into, is when the OS is reinstalling. No, create an account now.
PM me or a moderator to reactivate.• Please post your final results, good or bad. Thanks a lot for you continued assistance sobeit666! 02-03-2008, 05:17 AM #19 MidwestDrummer Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Lincoln, Nebraska Posts: 32 OS: Windows XP Professional WFP still wants Win XP Pro SP3 disk. Click here to Register a free account now!
Type "Activate" into the help and support system for three ways to activate. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... in Ottawa (Canada) some 2 years ago with the preloaded Microsoft Windows XP, Home Edition, I recently experienced a complete breakdown of my Windows system. useful reference If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).
Related Topics CWatters, Dec 26, 2003 #2 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? This means you need to have your XP CD ready, as well as all your drivers for all your hardware in your computer. The sticker is still on the underside of the laptop. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews PC & Laptop Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Best Tech
It was alredy set to c:\windows. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? 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. i can give more details if necessary guys and gals, i am probably missing something realy simple, is there a program similar to Minitool that can write as well as
It's no longer booting from the original CD that came with my laptop, nor will it boot from the duplicate disc I burn. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. bugger so here is the problem........ I often reinstall windows (1 or 2 times per year) just to clean the whole system up.
I know it's an antiquated system, but up to now, it's been rock solid. If you don't have Internet access on that machine try... "activate Windows by phone"... try it again and then in those other keys you mentioned, delete the upper and lower filters - if they have them. *Sigh* Well I went ahead and deleted those 4 PM me or a moderator to reactivate.• Please post your final results, good or bad.
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. use dban to reformat once you reformat, you should be able to start the setup again. __________________ the truth is a three edged sword - your truth, my truth and the Once you have activated Windows XP, this icon disappears from the system tray.If you choose not to activate now, reminders will appear periodically during the next 30 days. Register now!
sfc /scannow help needed Started by empty_pockets , Jan 03 2016 04:49 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 empty_pockets empty_pockets Members 66 posts OFFLINE If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice.