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Replacement copy of windows xp model pcv-rx1

My screen is displaying insert system disc, failure

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Try repairing your OS

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Need to change Vista Ultimate System for Windows for Windows XP, in my laptop HP pavilion ze4229. Is there a domestic way to do it?


first thing you'll need is a genuine copy of windows xp to install from.
you will also need to format the hard drive before you attempt to insert the xp disc otherwise it will usually fail. you can do this with the hirens boot disc by going into mini xp then format the c drive.
replace the hirens disc with the xp disc and restart the computer and install xp.

http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/
'don't download the recommended download under the hirens title, go down the page to the hirens zip file)

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Solve Windows Xp File missing errors


You may be very familiar with the common messages while operating with windows which says that some files are missing.This may sometime cause you to lose your data or lead to abnormal termination of a program which requires the support of that particular windows file.Sometimes these file missing problem can be so severe that you may not be able to boot into windows.Such kind of problems occur when we accidentally delete some of our system files either manually or while the anti virus program on our system shows that the file is infected and on its prompt for what to do next, we will choose to delete the file.Well these problems can be solved if you have got a disc of Windows Xp Service Pack2.
If you are able to boot into windows then from the start select run and then run “cmd”.Then the command prompt window appear and after inserting the disc of Windows Xp ServicePack2 in the drive, in command prompt type “SFC/SCANNOW”.The system will then search and copy the windows missing file.
If the file missing problem is so severe that you are not able to boot into windows then, boot the windows using the Windows Xp disc.Then continue the process for installing a fresh copy of windows.While you advance through the process, the windows displays previously installed windows.From there the installer will ask you to press R to repair the existing windows.Press R and the windows will do the rest for you.

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I want to restore my sony vaio pcv-re550 to factory state condition. my sister gave me the comuter but she doesn't know where any of the disc are.


As soon as you power up your system keep tapping F8 repeatedly until another screen pops up.
You can select reinstall Operating system (ie windows) / restore factory settings etc from there, Choose option which is suitable for yourslef. By doing it this way it reinstalls the OS that is already stored on your Hard drive so no disc is required.

Hope this helps and please rate

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I had to run a recovery on my computer. Afterward all I get is a black screen with "disk boot failure, insert system disk and press enter". HP said I cannot get a system disk after a computer...


You may be able to find a matching system disc for your machine model on eBay - that is where I would look. Should be very reasonable. Alternately, you can use any generic Windows XP disc to install, and then go to HPs support page and you should be able to easily find the drivers for your particular model. This may actually be the better method, since manufacturer system discs often include a bunch of extra unnecessary programs (a lot for advertising purposes) that slow down the system.

Dec 16, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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My pc is lock .my dauther try to many password


Some times the CAPS Lock key may be on, so please make sure that the CAPS Lock key is off.

If the issue still exists, I request you to perform the full system recovery using the recovery disks. To perform this full system recovery, you can use the recovery disks that you have created using the recovery partition.
Use the recovery discs to restore the PC by following the steps below:
1. Insert the recovery disc in the optical disc drive and start the computer.
If the computer is running, insert the recovery disc and immediately click Start and select Restart to force the computer to start from the recovery disc.
2. When prompted, Press any key to boot from CD or DVD, press any key on the keyboard.
3. Allow the recovery disc to start and load the required files while the Microsoft loading screen is displayed. It may take several minutes to load the required files.
4. When the HP Recovery Manager window displays, click Advanced options , System recovery , and then click Next to open the Recovery Manager.
5. Follow the on-screen instructions and perform the required actions.
NOTE: Do not interrupt the recovery process even though the computer may restart and the Windows desktop may display at various times.
· When prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to Backup the user files.
After performing the backup, when prompted, re-insert the recovery disc, and then click Next to continue the recovery process.
· A status box is displayed to indicate the status of the recovery and the estimated time remaining.
· If you used multiple discs when you created the personalized recovery discs, follow the prompts to remove the first disc and insert any requested discs.
6. When prompted to Insert the Supplemental driver disc , take one of the following actions:
· If you purchased a replacement recovery disc from HP, and it included a Supplemental driver disc, insert the disc and click OK or Next . The recovery program checks the supplemental disc and installs the specific needed files.
After the Supplemental files are installed, a prompt is displayed to remove the Supplemental disc and insert the original recovery disc.
· If you purchased a replacement recovery disc from HP, and it did not include a Supplemental driver disc, click Skip or Cancel . The recovery program will ignore the request and install the next file on the recovery disc.
· If you created a personal recovery disc, press Next to continue.
7. Continue following the on-screen instructions to complete the recovery process.
NOTE: If you have not created a personal recovery disc, or the recovery disc fails or become corrupted, see HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Vista as your notebook is preinstalled with Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1.
For detailed steps you can refer the provided web link:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c00809678&product=18703
NOTE: Clicking the above link may give an error indicating that it is invalid. If this occurs, copy the link and paste it on the address bar in your browser until the complete address is displayed in the Address box.
If you do not have the recovery disks you can order these recovery disks from the local HP phone support. Please use the provided phone number to contact the local HP phone support.
Phone number: 800-474-6836

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Sony vaio pcv rx680g desktop


First, ensure that the bios is reading the hard drive and that the hard drive is part of the boot sequence. If you have a known working drive and the drive is not been read by the bios, you will get the Disc Boot failure error because windows resides on the disc which the bios cannot access.
Secondly, if the bios is reading the disc then ensure that the disc is set as part of the boot sequence-preferably the item after DVD drive should be Hard Disc in the boot menu.
If both of these items are in correct order then you could have a bad boot sector on the drive. Run a C:Chkdsk. If no bad sectors are found try C:Fixmbr-ensure that the Windows installation disc is in the CD/DVD drive when running Fixmbr.
If that fails do a clean install of windows.

Good Luck

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SYSTEM SLOW TO LOAD, OVERHEATING AND CANT GET DRIVER


you can hold down the option key while you start up the computer. It will give you a grey screen and give you choices of startup systems... Choose the Mac OS and see if the start up is quicker. Sounds like the windows xp setup isn't working properly. I'd think elimination of the existing pc partition on the hard drive while running in mac mode and then running Boot Camp according to apple's instructions. Boot camp is on the Leopard OS disc and will get your computer ready to instal windows xp with an authorized xp disc. After it's up and running in windows xp, you can reinsert the mac os disc while running windows and the drivers will be installed for you...it works great... Plus you can download a copy of apple's bonjuer software and it will help you set up your printers to work on your mac as well.... Good luck and let me know if you need more help... KEN

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Laptop crashed after updating Incredimail and now it says media failure and operating system not found.


  1. Ensure all of the Windows XP installation discs and information are present.

  2. Install the Windows XP disc.

  3. Press and hold <Ctrl>+<Alt>+<Del> at the same time to restart the computer.

  4. When the computer restarts and the splash screen appears, press

  5. In the Boot menu, use the <Up> and <Down> arrows to select either CD or DVD, and then press <Enter> to continue.

  6. If prompted, press any key to continue. If you do not press a key, the computer starts from the hard drive. In that case, wait until Windows has completed started up, and then begin again.

  7. At the Windows XP setup window, select To set up Windows XP now, press Enter, and then press <Enter>.

  8. Press <F8> to accept the terms and conditions specified in the license agreement.
    Note: you will have to reformat the entire hard drive/disc


  9. In the Windows Setup Partition screen, press <Enter> to partition the hard drive. On this screen, review the listed partitions. Usually, the original operating system partition is labeled (OS) and is also the largest partition.

  10. Use the <Up> and <Down> arrows on your keyboard to highlight the OS partition and press <D> to delete the partition.

  11. When the Confirmation screen appears, review the warnings and press <Enter>to continue. You will now be returned to the previous screen.

  12. Use the <Up> and <Down> arrows to highlight the unpartitioned space and press <Enter> to set up Windows XP. The Windows XP Setup appears with the following information highlighted: Format the partition using the NTFS system.

  13. Press <Enter> to continue. On the next screen, a progress bar shows the format process. When the format is complete, the setup files are copied to the hard drive.
    The following message appears: Please wait while setup copies files to the Windows installation folders. This might take several minutes.
    Then follows Setup is copying files…. The status bar displays the percentage complete. When complete, the computer reboots and the set up wizard appears.

  14. When the Regional and Language Options window appears, change as needed, then click Next.

  15. When the Personalize Your Software window appears, enter a name and organization if wanted, then click Next.

  16. When the Product Key window appears, enter the product key, then click Next.

  17. When the Computer Name and Administrator Password window appears, enter a password if wanted, then click Next.
    When you enter the password, be sure the caps lock is off; passwords are case sensitive.

  18. When the Date and Time Setting window appears, change as needed, then click Next.Windows is installed, a progress bar indicates approximately how much of the task is complete.

  19. The computer reboots.
    The Windows XP operating system is fully installed.

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Where to get the recovery disk for SONY VAIO PCV-RS210 desktop computer


1(888)476-6972
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door two
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Formating visata & install XP


you need a valid copy of windows xp with product key and all you need to do is insert the cd/dvd into laptop and restart it and boot from disc.

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