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Thanks Outcaste for the thoughts. if it comes back with one is invalid, click Fix invalid boot paths __________________ Rich 07-16-2008, 06:55 PM #3 jrn Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2008 Posts: 3 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 2 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions I can just give up one of the mce key, like I am going to use it on my own computer. #13 Xellos2099, May 22, 2013 Bubbaleone Golden Member Joined: get redirected here

XP Media Center Edition won't boot What did you do? I installed a brand-new Western Digital 500GB HDD. Sleep time starts now.Click to expand... Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this

Make Google your friend too. The Windows XP Setup program checks the integrity of the volume before it copies files, and it may fix some problems in the process.Boot for XP-Home cd:Does not start boot process. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click on Start . .

During the initial boot up it goes to the screen asking to either enter Windows XP SET UP or boot to Windows XP that's already installed. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Neither mouse nor Keyboard function (though both are clearly getting power - light indicator on keyboard - laser on optical mouse illuminates.)Reboot and checked BIOS settings -- no "legacy" setting for Recover?

Any Help or suggestions? Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Similar Threads - repair windows reformatting Forum Date Best Way to Repair Windows 7 Operating Systems Oct 15, 2016 URGENT! In the beginning the xp disk won'trecognize the hdd so I open up the system to take a look.

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Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. brainwave89, Dec 21, 2007 #5 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 Check in the BIOS for a Legacy USB setting. ran second time without errors. Do I use nlite to slipstream sp3 on cd1 or 2.

Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply http://midsolutions.org/xp-media/windows-xp-media-center-edition-2005-download-iso.html Replace the drive and it may be OK after that. I booted off the XP Media Edition CD-ROM and press R to access the recovery console. Upon rebooting, the DVD-RW drive lights up for about 2 seconds, then goes out and the screen displays "DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER".I thought perhaps I needed

Ask a question and give support. You may have to "Take Ownership" of the files to access them: How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP You should also be able to access Solved! useful reference All Rights Reserved.

This computer has another internal hard drive that has Windows XP. I booted to Knoppix and it also didn't recognize the drive w/ XP Media Edition. ...Click to expand... My current questions:Do I have any options for getting the OS into recovery mode short of calling the manufacture and asking them to mail the OS disk??Can someone point me in

I turned on the media center and let it sit for a bit.

Help!!!! Thank you again!!! The recovery console did not recognize the HD. video card/drivers is my next check, but I don't know how -- plz read on why.)Specs:Dell E520Windows Xp, MCE05U (Media Center Edition 2005)Processor, 6300, 1.86, 2M, Core Duo-conroe, Burn 2Dual In-Line

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Excellent work and an exceptionally brilliant post. I assume that I will need to use technet key for it. http://midsolutions.org/xp-media/xp-media-center-edition-2005-on-sata-hdd.html 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.

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? brainwave89, Dec 22, 2007 #10 mcslimg Joined: Jul 15, 2007 Messages: 153 brainwave89 said: ↑ In order to repair the missing or corrupt file I want to boot to cd-rom (the Heaven goes by favorites, If it didn't then your dog would get in first. James Dec 3, 2010 #4 jdiman89 TS Rookie Topic Starter No blue screens.

CMagalha replied Mar 18, 2017 at 8:41 AM Loading... I connected the DVD drive from my trusty Dell Dimension, used the ESC Boot Menu to select the DVD-RW as the Boot First device, and voila, the system prompted me to When I try to access Safe Mode by pressing F8 it doesn't work. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

Also have you had any BSOD (Blue Sreens of death) recently? In the beginning the xp disk won'trecognize the hdd so I open up the system to take a look. Disk booted, started, after attempting to go to recover- got an error about incompatibility - not able to go any further w/ cd.Attempted the same from a spare (legal, unused) Xp-home What happens?

A recent hardware or software change might have caused thisetc etc ectI then get the options for safe mode start up.I tried safe mode, yet again, and the mouse and keyboard Will post soonish.thank you again!!!Good!Allow it to finish. The only other thing I can think of is getting a new hard drive, loading a version of XP, then making the original drive a slave and copying the files over. New Posts PSA: Don't put rocks inside your private parts Latest: zinfamous, Mar 18, 2017 at 9:53 AM Off Topic Maddow just tweeted she has Trumps tax returns Latest: agent00f, Mar

Click to expand... brainwave89, Dec 24, 2007 #12 TheOutcaste Joined: Aug 7, 2007 Messages: 9,028 brainwave89 said: ↑ No problem. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I did a full system restore which helped with the screen freezes but not the USB problem. (2) Today i installed XP service pack 3 and since then the computer won't

At this point when given the option to press any key to boot to the cd-rom and I press any key (spacebar, letters, etc....) it doesn't boot to the cd-rom.