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I can not down load on to my computer, I have windows xp

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  • Mouin Aboulhosn May 11, 2010

    please describe the message displayed

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    Jay Glendenning May 11, 2010

    Are you trying to load Windows XP on your computer?

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Use firefox or chrome browser

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NOT ABLE TO INSTALL WINDOW XP


Hi meetabdullah,

Have a nice day.

If you're running Windows XP and your computer software crashes or becomes unusable, you may have to run Windows XP recovery to reestablish your software and make your computer usable once again. When purchased, many computers don't come with a Windows XP recovery disk, but you can download one for free. The Windows XP recovery disk holds almost all of the computer software and files that came loaded with your PC and can assist you in rebuilding your hard drive.

Here are some instructions that somehow could help you:

1.Place a formatted disk in your disk drive. Click on the "Download a Windows XP recovery disk from Microsoft" link in Resources below. Click "Download." Then click "Save." Find your disk drive on the menu and click "OK."

2. Remove the disk when the Windows XP recovery disk download is complete, and place it in the computer on which you need to use it.

3.Shut down your computer; then turn your computer back on. Your computer will automatically start up running on the Windows XP recovery disk, which will allow you to install Windows XP once again.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=18804

http://www.download3000.com/download_17676.html


Hope this will help you.

Thank you for using fixya.

Dingraloids.

Sep 24, 2011 | Dell PC Desktops

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Computer wont bootup windows xp error loading operating system drive 1 not found please help me


1.Restart your computer. Immediately after the screen goes blank for the first time, press the F8 key repeatedly. The Windows Advanced Options menu appears. If the menu does not appear, restart your computer and try again. Use the cursor keys on your keyboard (your mouse will not work) to select Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start.

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If you recently installed new hardware, shut down your computer and disconnect the hardware. Then, restart Windows XP and troubleshoot your hardware to get it working properly.
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Restart your computer and press F8 again. This time, choose Safe Mode and press ENTER. Windows XP attempts to start in Safe Mode, which does not automatically start programs and hardware, and displays very primitive graphics. If Windows XP starts successfully in Safe Mode, you can remove any programs or updates you have recently installed. Then, restart your computer normally.

Performing a repair installation of Windows XP can fix many serious startup problems. While you should not lose any of your important documents, you might lose settings, and you will need to reinstall many updates.
Before performing a repair installation of Windows XP, you should have both your Windows XP CD and your product key available.
To perform a repair installation of Windows XP
1.
Insert your Windows XP CD into your computer.
2.
Restart your computer. If prompted, press a key to start from the CD-ROM.
When the Welcome to Setup page appears, press ENTER on your keyboard.
On the Windows XP Licensing Agreement page, read the licensing agreement. Press the PAGE DOWN key to scroll to the bottom of the agreement. Then, press F8.
When prompted, press R to have Windows XP attempt to repair Windows by reinstalling important Windows components.
The repair and reinstallation process might take more than an hour. Eventually, Setup prompts you to answer questions just as if you were installing Windows XP for the first time. For detailed instructions, read Install Windows XP.

Oct 26, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My computer starts to load and when it gets to the blue windows xp screen it stops and does not load into windows.


Turn off your computer by holding down the power button (10 sec.)
Turn the computer back on and Hold down the F8 button at the top of your keyboard, until the start up menu shows, Then select "Last known Configuration that worked"
If that does work you can repeat the steps and try system restore if you have it enabled.
If still unable to load you would need service, or to reinstall windows

Sep 14, 2010 | Dell Dimension 4500 PC Desktop

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E machines desktop - 2 years old. Starts to boot up - ''windows is loading files'' - gets to the end of the load bar then switches off - same place every time


start computer, start tapping F8 key til you get to the Windows Advanced Option. select safemode. then enter. if you can login to your desktop with no problem and it doesn't shut down it can be a virus on your computer. I suggest reinstalling Windows xp. If it still shuts down then you have a hardware issue and you should bring it to a computer technician. hope that helps

Feb 27, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Problems loading OS in Gateway desktop


Normally installing the os on a different mechine, and then putting into another pc dosent work.

If the hardrive is the oringinal drive, which came with the system, and you want to install xp on, you will have to use a dos disk with fdisk on it, delete all partitions on the drive and create a new partition, then start loading windows, it will give you the option to format the drive for nt(ntfs) file system and setup windows.

If you do that and it still gives you protecting files error, you will have to take the side panel of the computer tower, unplug from the mains and take the cmos battery out for about 30 secs, put the battery back in, plug in the mains and reboot the computer, start loading windows again
Hope this helps and post back if you need further assistance.

Feb 19, 2010 | Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop

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Can not load drivers do not have disks tried to down load from the net.


Maybe you're using a wrong set of drivers. Try to distinguish your operating system first to install the right set of drivers.

For example in Windows XP 32Bit is differ from Windows XP 64Bit Set of Drivers.

View System Information
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. Type winmsd.exe, and then click OK.
  3. When System Summary is selected in the navigation pane, locate Processor under Item in the details pane. Note the value.
* If the value that corresponds to Processor starts with x86, the computer is running a 32-bit version of Windows.

* If the value that corresponds to Processor starts with ia64 or AMD64, the computer is running a 64-bit version of Windows.

Feb 17, 2010 | IBM ThinkCentre M52 8113 - P4 551 3.4 GHz...

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Blank Black Screen After Windows XP Loading Page


the easiest solution would be to re-install windows and hope it is not a hardware problem

Jan 12, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Dell dem 3000 will not turn on


What you need to do Is to take the Operating System reinstall disk that you got with your computer and boot from that. Once you get to the main screen press the option for a repair. Follow instructions on the screen. If you need more detail on how to do this just tell me and I will help.

All The Best,
RCF

May 28, 2008 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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