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I want to setup windows xp on my pc IBM but how to start setup on this pc ??

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    crogers2009 May 11, 2010

    First you need to purchase a Windows XP installation CD do you have that CD?

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Place Xp CD into drive. Follow  prompts. Run setup disk after Xp disk.

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Get yourself a copy of Windows XP. Put the disk in the cdrom, boot the machine, follow the prompts and you are on your way

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How to operate ibm setup utility on my windows xp professional series laptoop


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If your trying to reinstall a new copy of Windows in your computer then first thing you need to do is change the Boot sequence of your computer so it will load the Windows CD you inserted then it will run the set up.

To change Boot sequence:
1. Go to BIOS - Press F1 or F2 (depends on model of your computer) immediately after you turn you computer on
2. Go to Boot Menu on the top of the window
3. Change your Boot priority - make sure your dvd drive is your first or primary boot.
4. Press F10 to save and exit.

Make sure you have your Windows CD inserted before pressing F10 coz your computer will restart and will loadautomatically load and run the Windows Setup

Note: If a message "Press any key to boot from CD" appear on a black screen press any key to start the set up

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I have a ibm thinkpad t43 model laptop. the problem is after format the hard disk i install the audio driver (download from the web) but it can't work but earlier that driver work


I am not sure which OS you have installed, any how if you have installed XP on your notebook then us the provided URL to download and install the audio drivers:

http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles/1ya210ww.exe

Installation Instructions
-------------------------
This driver can be installed with the Software Installer, or
by following the instcructions in the next section.

In both cases, please confirm that the driver is correctly installed,
by determining the installed driver version as described below.

Clean installation:
1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as
an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
3. Click Start, then click Run.
4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE in the Open box and click OK.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen.
6. Click Finish and Reboot the system when prompted in order to
complete the installation.

Upgrading or reinstall:
Note: Remove any previously installed driver using the uninstall step
in the next section.

1. Start Windows and log on with the user ID authorized as
an administrator for Windows 2000/XP.
2. Extract this package onto the hard drive.
3. Click Start, then click Run.
4. Type C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE in the Open box and click OK.
5. If the dialog box appears, select Reinstall or Update and then
click Next.
6. Click Finish to reboot the system and complete the installation.

Unattended installation (Windows 2000/XP):
Note: This is for system administrators' use only.

In the step 4. of the Clean Installation procedure type
C:\DRIVERS\WIN\AUDIO\SETUP.EXE -S -SMS in the Open box and click OK.

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Need to find start up disk for windows xp pro/ ibm


Well this web page has the specs for you laptop:-

http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-54877.html

From what I've seen, it probably had XP loaded originally.

Now you could try contacting Microsoft for a genuine copy of XP complete with COA. Of see if you can get a copy from a PC shop or even ebay.

I'd be tempted to go down the slightly more adventurous route and download a copy of XUBUNTU. Its a Linux based operating system. A lighter version of the main (Ubuntu) designed for older laptops.

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It could be that the hard drive crashed. It should be looked at to see if that is the case.

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C0000218 (Registry file failure)


Windows cant access required registry files

if you have a xp cd, put it in, start the setup, and enter repair console.

In repair console you should see a

c:>

prompt, type cd windows
cd repair
copy *.* c:\windows\system32\config\

type exit after files have been copyed, overwrite if asked.

type exit

restart pc and try to start windows if this fails

go back to xp setup and perform a repair installation.

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IBM ThinkPad T23 Can't install Windows XP


Download THIS program and burn it to cd.Start pc with cd-rom and look for ARAONIC program.With that program you can repair your hdd couse the problem is HDD!

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