Good luck (to us both ) Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Trouble installing by errolla7 / August 8, 2005 8:38 AM PDT In reply to: Trouble installing Windows If not, I'm plum outta ideas.posted by Effigy2000 at 3:49 PM on January 18, 2010 « Older Need an alternative to 48hourprint | Buffy 101 Newer » This thread is closed DavidHB, Aug 29, 2011 #2 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do It will help to know what the make and model of your laptop is.
Note•The Help topics in Help and Support Center are specific to the Windows XP operating system. Ideally, have the drivers and software install files ready on a CD before you start the install process. Unless it is an ancient rom boot from cd could be done with win 98se. Register now!
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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). Not guarantees, but I'm pretty sure I was able to fix a similar problem on my old computer once by doing this. Thank you for the link to ole32.dll they have windows XP home I have the sticker with their CD key im pretty sure that on the sticker there is information as evilavatarJan 14, 2011, 8:46 PM Hastibe,HP is kind of known for just loading the disk on a partition and not giving you a real xp disk.
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You may need to press to enable wireless. by choosing "D" I got the same results.My hard drive is 34.5 GB and my ram is over 350.I am now going to try the last and longest: disks repair, defrag Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Trouble installing Windows XP Home ed by gradl / August 8, 2005 8:19 AM PDT In reply to: Need help with windows xp In the black window that opens afterwards, type this; netsh interface ip delete arpcache Then, assuming you also have the right drivers for your wireless adaptor installed, and it's set up
The CDROM was very old (we replaced it).3. Really media is one of the biggest issues when doing an install. No good! If you cannot get the recovery disks, try installing a normal, good copy of Windows XP Home (assuming you can, say, borrow an install disk from a friend), using the install
If you don't have the disc you can find them with google-fu.posted by lakerk at 11:03 AM on January 18, 2010 What do you use to connect to the internet? OR INSERT BOOT MEDIA IN SELECTED BOOT DEVICE AND PRESS A KEY" Sorry for the caps. evilavatarJan 14, 2011, 9:03 PM I've had 2 hp's over the past 10 years and they both came with a preloaded os on a partition of the c drive (my wifes Any ideas?
Then I tried to use the F10 hp recovery which did nothing at all. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Need help with windows xp home edition install The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. These buttons are sometimes stuck in places you might not notice, like the front or side edge (as opposed to the top surface of the keyboard).posted by ellenaim at 11:34 AM
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged I want to reinstall Win XP Home like when it was brand new and have a clean memory slate. ... Use these to restore your machine to factory condition, and go from there. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT
Did you check to see if there was an ugrade to the bios to see that it is compatible with XP? You don't format the drive. They had Windows ME on their computer so I formatted C: and then I went to go install XP on their system and I figured out that the computer did not Once you have a basic install, I strongly recommend downloading and installing any XP Service packs you need, up to and including SP 3.
It's called "xp_rec_con.iso".If so - what are the next steps after that? 1 answer Last reply Jan 5, 2006 More about need home boot orig pscowboyJan 5, 2006, 9:35 AM Just Sign Up This Topic All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Guidelines Staff Online Users Members More Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Using the site is easy and fun. I'm using a desktop computer.
If I don't have the disk, what's the best way to identify which drivers I need?posted by spinto at 11:13 AM on January 18, 2010 Derive the Hamiltonian of... : Thanks. So the first thing to check is that you are running at least SP2. Or if you really have time open the old one and clean the laser eye with alcohol and a Q tip.