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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: 4,418 Likes Received: 8 Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 11-12-2009, 10:56 AM #2 bindudhindsa TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: Vancouver, Canada Posts: 578 OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 The registry you restore via the Recovery Console is from the emergency backup registry hives that were created on the date XP MCE was first installed. Thanks in advance!![/quote] Batayan View Public Profile Send a private message to Batayan Find all posts by Batayan #15 03-16-2009, 12:07 AM TeamEpic Offline Registered User Join Date: http://midsolutions.org/xp-media/xp-media-center-windows-messenger-problem.html

This Microsoft KB article is the reference I've always used: How to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents Windows XP from starting. Try to use a XP installation disk that's got the same service pack as your current installation, or you'll end up having to download and manually reinstall SP3. However, those types of no-boot scenarios imply that the registry is still intact, which in the OPs case it's not. Follow the instructions to finish uninstalling Windows XP SP3.

The Media Center Edition [The 2005 Version is XP Home based; If my memory is correct, the previous versions were based upon XP Pro] is not sold directly to consumers by Related Issues Xbox on Windows Troubleshoot Windows Media Center Folders monitored by default with Xbox 360 as Windows Media Extender Back to top Was this article helpful? It's rare for a fresh install of XP(any version) to install the drivers for all the devices.

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Kept crashing when I tried the tv tuner. The repair option worked and then I was able to backup the previous owners photos and create a set of restore discs.. This issue may occur if an entry is missing from the registry.

[email protected] PCR View Public Profile Send a private message to PCR Find all posts by PCR #2 11-19-2004, 02:40 PM snowmonkey Offline Registered User Join Date: Jun 2003 Posts: jrodrig44, Oct 22, 2009 #3 flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,581 thisisausername: Before you take the plunge and format the hard drive and do a fresh install Windows Cannot Repair Autostart Cannot Read Files Operating Systems Apr 10, 2016 Windows 10 - automatic repair - Your pc did not start correctly at 1 boot.

Then try to install the program again. Also is there a way for me to fuse the 2 cd as 1 dvd? #9 Xellos2099, May 22, 2013 Bubbaleone Golden Member Joined: Nov 20, 2011 Messages: 1,803 Likes Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Xellos2099, May 21, 2013. So I started with my first disk, everything went well and it asked me for my 2nd disc.

LG 32LA620V Freezing. The second disc in MCE is used for a few files needed to finish the setup. Uninstall the update to Media Center Edition 2005 and then re-install the update from the Windows Update website. We're sorry this article didn't solve your problem.

It is driving me nuts and microsofts techinical support on their website consist of telling me..."Good Luck!" 1 answer Last reply Jan 28, 2007 More about media center install problem rts_fanJan Get More Info A repair install of a OS that old is just a band aide when a proper format and reinstall is needed. #12 Raincity, May 22, 2013 Xellos2099 Platinum Member Joined: If not then you will have to make the bios is set up to boot from the cd first. i inserted disc 2.

Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Media Center Hewlett Packard Windows XP Related Resources solved I want to be able to keep up with newer games, do I Best answer hang-the-9Dec 19, 2014, 7:17 PM When you start the setup, go into disk options, it will give you an option to wipe the drive and format it. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. useful reference Generated Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:48:04 GMT by s_xt25 (squid/3.5.23) Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10

The funny thing is that when I try to boot the computer it tell me window is corrupted but in the xp install, it say the drive where xp was is A friend of mine who made the slipstream disk found some info that said something to the effect of, "yeah, we know this is an issue, but it won't be fixed If you are into torrents, you might find one that way.

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As the OP stated he's got a Technet subscription and can get XP MCE, I didn't mention that procedure because I didn't think he'd need to go that route. . See this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/m...y/default.mspx . If one is technically inclined; the XP Pro SP2 ISO contents can be extracted to a folder, modified with the correct files, and then recompiled as a new XP MCE ISO. Reinstall Windows XP SP3.

Having procedures and techniques (that were unknown to me) confirmed by my peers, is one of the main reasons I'm a member of these forums. . #25 Bubbaleone, May 26, Install the program for Xbox 360 Media Center Extender. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Try Microsoft http://midsolutions.org/xp-media/xp-media-center-invalid-key.html First what you want to do is set your bios to boot from the CD frist.

after clicking ok.. I do not have the media center function and don't know how or when I'll be able to get that working. I then replaced the drive and reinstalled windows from the factory image and used the machine as a backup pc until I gave it away last year.Click to expand... The procedure to restore working registry hives via Command Console is proven, supported, and well documented by Microsoft.

I have read elsewhere that this may be down to the fact that the hard drive has been formatted to FAT32 using an operating system other than XP. If will get to a point were you have a option to delete the partion make sure you do and format the hard drive for a fresh clean install. The procedure and files are available on the web (after much searching and sorting). I tried to install it, but a few minutes after I inserted disc 2 I got a message to insert the 'CD-ROM with windows xp proffessional service pack 2' and click

It has now been upgraded to run windows 7, but this copy of windows 7 is needed now for a new PC build. Loading... The time now is 08:51 AM. No, create an account now.

make sure you have the right cd in the drive. There was a file that could not be found. (can't remember the exact name, will have to check my notes).