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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 I did look at the bois settings and could not find an area to turn off ACPI mode. That BIOS problem is beyond my knowledge I'm afraid. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions http://midsolutions.org/xp-media/xp-media-edition-questions.html

I have Commodo and Avast for firewall and antivirus and Adaware. Putting in disk one helped a lot. That usually needs to be enabled to use a USB keyboard/mouse before the OS loads. Google shows one option at http://www.bigfix.com/index.php but this appears to be an integrated System Admin solution for managing large numbers of networked computers in one or more offices.

The people we bought the computer from just want me to bring it back so they can format and reinstall the Gateway/XP disk. Thanks for the link, I'll have to check it out. Please contact your system vendor or visit www.hardware-update.com for an updated Bios.

Enter this account, and check the other user accounts from there. That's why I would log in as 'administrator' which is a stock account unless someone has shot their other foot by removing "extra" accounts.Not the first time I've seen or read i have just pruchased wme 2005 and trying to install it on a pb pc which originaly had 2004 on. So I clicked OK A new window: "The file asms on the CD-ROM with windows XP proffesional service pack 2 is needed.

TheOutcaste, Dec 22, 2007 #9 brainwave89 Thread Starter Joined: Aug 6, 2007 Messages: 379 No problem. Probably the english version gives slightly different messages, but that's because I translated it from Dutch to English. If not, this link. I disconnected the Slave drive and hooked up the old Master.

Do not open the web page Weird screen freezing » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. 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 So one option I have is to just let it do whatever it's going to do and go buy another machine when this one finally dies. Know that your help has been very much appreciated.

Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2007 11:01 PM PST In reply to: XP Media centre edition user account Problems This is why I often write about not having XP with by bronkim / January 30, 2007 11:24 PM PST In reply to: From Dell, it's blank. The time now is 08:53 AM. If not, this link.

Most of these updates were windows updates. Get More Info any help wolud be greatly appreciated.Many thanks Bronkim Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: XP Media centre edition user account Problems The posting of advertisements, profanity, View Question Q: MS Windows XP Media Center Edition problem with Gateway system ( No Answer, 0Comments ) Question Subject: MS Windows XP Media Center Edition problem with Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check the hidden account by bronkim / January 31, 2007 12:07 AM PST In reply to: Check the hidden account.

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Reason: Added op system [email protected] View Public Profile Send a private message to [email protected] Find all posts by [email protected] #11 04-11-2005, 02:42 PM Sea-Tacky Offline Registered User Join I can get into the BIOS and I will try other keyboards later today. useful reference Ok, so I put the non-working HD on the Mac Pro.

Thanks Kees Bakker. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Yes, that's normal for not an admin account. It says: The Bios in this system is not fully ACPI compliant.

So I guess Big Fix wasn't the cause of the problem after all.

but at the start when i can select delete for bios options etc. I received the original error: \windows\system\config\system file missing or corrupt..... I know both of them work. by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 29, 2008 8:12 PM PDT In reply to: Error code Was the STOP error code STOP 0x000000A5?If so, have a look at the information given

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - From Dell, it's blank. after clicking ok.. this page As soon as you turn it back on, start pressing F8 until a boot menu appears, from which you should select Safe Mode (preferably Safe Mode with Networking, but any of

i inserted disc 1 again ( as i researched from internet on yahoo answers). Do not press any keys this time just wait a few seconds and the Windows Startup Screen will be displayed. There was a file that could not be found. (can't remember the exact name, will have to check my notes). SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

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