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Helpful +9 Report ed Feb 28, 2009 at 03:02 AM my windows xp keeps restarting, i have tried to go to safe mode, last known configurstion etc, but nothing happens, i Check to see that your CD/DVD ROM is placed at number one. Report Dharm- Nov 26, 2008 at 12:44 AM Hi friend Thanks for the support of SFC THanks again from heart Report namray› prashant - Feb 21, 2009 at 05:09 AM hi...i When the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears, press R to start the Recovery Console. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-unattended-installation.html

Remove the Windows XP disk. But without a keyboard or mouse, there is little you can do. Virus scan - No result My Dell Laptops details - 1. It seems to install perfectly from the cd.

It's basically what's refered to as a dual boot. Is it something to do with the registry? Look at the bottom for "press Esc to .....sptd.sys" press Esc immediately. So once it restarts it should go the windows xp home edition and start installing, and tells you how great xp is while installing.

My problem is that now I don't get any response using the Alt Ctrl Delete keys combination on the desktop. Everyone will usually point to new hardware. It's a 320 GB box that has been formatted so it's all free, and unpartitioned. I've tried moving the hard **** and CDrom positions for booting in the BIOS but this doesn't seem to achieve anything.

Also try to run the System Restore to an earlier time. There may be one or more folders starting with "RPx under this folder. Next try moving the network card to another slot. But I have not installed any software or hardware as such.

Similar Threads - Windows Installation restarting Forum Date windows 7 installing restarts Operating Systems Jun 8, 2016 New hard drive install. Once prompted, you may restart the CD by pressing any key. am i forgetting something crucial here? If you use the NTFS file system, also print the instructions from Knowledge Base article KB309531.

E-mail me if I find out later, I'll let you know, ok. To exit your Recovery Console and restart the computer, type exit into your Recovery Console command prompt, followed by the Enter key. What is causing this??? Because you used the registry file that the Setup program created, this registry does not know that these restore points exist and are available.

As far as your other question. Get More Info Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. but atleast I am getting my desktop seen , after that if I click on either explorer, Iexplorer or any other program from the program menu it reboots. The CD drive does not recognized the burned CDs with XP on it, not to boot with at least.

Click Start, click Shut Down (or click Turn Off Computer), click Restart, and then click OK (or click Restart). Can we cross the hard disc off the list of culprits? By default, Recovery Console has limited folder access and cannot copy files from the System Volume folder. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-sp3-disc-installation-problem.html It cost me $ 50.-- plus tax.

Go to "C:\WINDOWS\systems32\drivers\sptd Rename sptd file to sp....td or anything you will remember Restart your Comp Helpful +26 Report wamugoya Jul 21, 2010 at 07:32 PM When the computer restarts, press Join the community here. On a computer that is configured to start to multiple operating systems, you can press F8 when you see the Startup menu.

Anytime I re-installed windows, I had to remove that card, install windows, then re-insert the card.

So when it reboots I shouldnt press a key to boot from cd? Click Accessories, and then click System Tools. I tried 2 other ancient cards (one being 3D Blaster GeForce2 Titanium and other one unknown with 32 mb), but both failed to deliver an image. Ask a question and give support.

A new folder is created with a new GUID under System Volume Information and a restore point is created that includes a copy of the registry files that were copied during Anyhow the next day I open excel try to open my file which opens with no problem but POOOF all my information is GONE!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Report patlyn- Mar 11, 2010 at 07:34 PM Steve, are you talking about System Recovery? (On Windows XP Home Edition? http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-installation-problem-swmidi-sys-is-missing.html Involved Student Posts: 89Loc: New York City\Metro Area 3+ Months Ago Thanks.