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I'm trying to instal Wondows XP on a Dell Mini 1012 netbook via an external CD-Rom drive. Everything works fine until I get to the Windows XP Licensing Agreement.Both F8 to agree and page down do nothing. I can, however press escape to cancel. I'd really like to be able to get this working. Any ideas?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like the keyboard mapping on your laptop is non-standard in some way, and so the installer is waiting for F8 coming from a different key. Try the other function keys and work your way around the keyboard until you find what F8 is mapped to.
It is also possible you have a bad keyboard, but this is pretty rare.
Posted on Nov 18, 2007
SOURCE: toshiba windows xp problem
ur windows xp cd is corrpat to make new copy of ur windows xp cd & try to install if not insatlls bye the windows xp cd
or try to install onther from the onther cd
if problem occers then u have to repartioin of ur hard drive & try to install windows xp
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Posted on Mar 31, 2008
“Issues relating to the Windows Vista Software Protection Platform - Non-Genuine dialog boxes, validation problems, or Software Licensing Services messages.”
If the information/help below does not work, repost your question in the above Forum.
Activation FAQs at above link.
1. Click Start, and in the Search box type: slui.exe 4
2. Press ENTER on your Keyboard
3. Select your Country.
4. Take the Phone Activation option, and hold on for a real person.
Posted on Feb 05, 2010
try making an image from your old HDD save it to an external HDD then install the new HDD and restore the image on it.
you can do an image for HDD using Ghost or Acronis third party software you may find them on Hiren's bootable cd
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
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