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Help installing windows xp

I'm on the bios bootwhat do i do format the pc.to install windows xp press copy,idid try changing cd ram and hdd and press f12 still when back to windows

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Place your xp cd in tray/then go to setup and change the boot order to cdrom as ist boot then HD

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I have had to format hdd (latitude d530) xp pro) but cant find original disc i got with laptop


You can make a bootable Recovery Console CD by downloading an ISO file and burning it to a CD.

The bootable ISO image file you need to download is called:

xp_rec_con.iso


Download the ISO file from here:

http://www.mediafire.com/?ueyyzfymmig

Use a new CD and this free and easy program to burn your ISO file and create your bootable CD:


http://www.imgburn.com/

Here are some instructions for ImgBurn:


http://forum.imgburn.com/index.php?showtopic=61

It would be a good idea to test your bootable CD on a computer that is working.


You may need to adjust the computer BIOS settings to use the CD ROM drive as the first boot device instead of the hard disk.


These adjustments are made before Windows tries to load.

If you miss it, you will have to reboot the system again.


When you boot on the CD, follow the prompts:

Press any key to boot from CD...


The Windows Setup... will proceed.

Press 'R' to enter the Recovery Console.


Select the installation you want to access (usually 1: C:\WINDOWS)

You may be asked to enter the Administrator password (usually empty).


You should be in the C:\WINDOWS folder.

This is the same as the

C:\WINDOWS folder you see in explorer.


The Recovery Console allows basic file commands like: copy, rename, replace, delete, cd, chkdsk, fixboot, fixmbr, etc.


For a list of Recovery Console commands, enter help at the prompt or read about the XP Recovery Console here:


http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/recovery_console_cmds.mspx?mfr=true


hope this helps

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Hi install Windows 7 on my hp compaq nx6310 Celeron M. and put a 500GB HD I worked fine but after installing some programs are lost anrranque files then I wanted to install windows xp tells me not see the...


restart your computer witht he XP cd in your drive and maiing sure it boots to cd by either pressing F12 or going into your bios and setting the priority to cd first then hard drive second after you have done this if it still cant see the hard drive then the hard drive has developed a fault and will need replacing if you havent formatted it yet try and see if it boots up to windows 7 if it does then it means the xp cant format the drive. if you have more problems then please use the comment below to describe whats being done. Kronoguy

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RM Z91FR laptop I want to remove the windows "Vista Ultimate" operating system and go back to XP Vista has slowed the machine drastically and filled the HD. I also want to instal a larger HD...


try to format all your drive by deleting your partition..insert your xp cd room boot with cd room press enter, press f8 press esc, press d, press l, then press c and enter

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My evo610c would not start and failed the HDD self test. I installed a new hard drive. It now passes the HDD self test, but will not go past the screen that says "not-system disk, replace and try again"....


Put the Windows CD disk into the CD-drive.
Turn the computer off.
Turn the computer on, and immediately look for a message like "press F12 to change boot order", or something like that. Tell the computer to first try to boot from the CD-drive. When it boots, the installation process will start.

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Good day i have tried to install Win XP on my acer aspire laptop after formatting the HDD on another machine but i cant, the acer did not recognise the HDD. what do i do


Do you have an Xp disk? This is the only way I know of to install Windows Xp without encountering any problems.

You will need the disk; also you need to make sure that the boot options see that you want it to boot from your cd drive. When you start your computer up, get to this screen by hitting the key to enter setup options shortly after hitting the power button. It's where you change your BIOS and other stuff.
This is where you can make sure it recognizes your new HDD and change your boot option to #1-boot from cd drive.

Reply to this if you need more info.

Hope this helps.

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I can't install xp instead of vista in my pc compaq presario cq 60 116EM


How are you trying to install? It may not let you do it through windows you will have to boot from cd and format your hard drive to complete the installation.

Oct 19, 2009 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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How to format drive so to install xp on 5515


If you are Windows XP bootable CD with u,

first u restart ur computer and change the boot priority in the BIOS setup . Then insert the bootable cd and restart computer.

When some message comes in the screen, regarding bootable cd, press any key for installation,

It will take some time to copy installation files, then configure computer hard disk.

Then u have to agree the continuation of installation by pressing F8.
It will ask u either to repair or install Windows
press appropriate keys for that.
It will show the disk partitions and lets u with options of creating ,deleting paritions .
if u want a partition, then select any large partition and press C and type the amount of memory(in MegaBytes) u want for the partition
After finishing creating partitions,
select any partition and press enter for Windows installation in that partition. and select "format and install" option . It will format that partition and restarts . there is nothing to do more .
After restarting , it takes about 40min to install(times inversly proportional to the processor configuration), it asks for the serial /product key fo ur windows bootable cd, and some general settings about time,time zone,username,passwords etc.
After that , Windows would get completely installed.
Then insert ur motherboard CD for installing driver for (audio,graphics,LAN etc)

Then ur system is ready with Windows.
Ask me if u have any difficulty while installing...

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Problem with installing new windows OS on toshiba A105


You should put the drive back in the external caddy, delete the format, partition the drive for NTFS. format the drive and set as active.

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How to install window's Xp in my system


firstly..u must have cd winxp..

after u boot computer,go to cmos and select boot sequence the cd first.

after that insert the xp cd into your laptop..and reboot..

select boot from cd...press enter..

select c: enter

select leave setup.. enter..

select c

and lastly enter..

and u just follow up the question ex:language

choose your region and your language n press enter..

happy trying..

good luck

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Fail to load files during text mode setup


Maybe its a software problem, have you tried putting in a bootable XP installation CD? After the bios boot and it asks you to boot to CD, press R for repair, it will try to repair your OS, and if it is an OS problem ,then it will boot once again... If not you can try formatting your HDD and reinstalling windows...

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