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CAN'T BOOT UP WINDOWS XP SETUP DISK

I WOULD LIKE TO INSTALL WINDOWS XP AT MY ACER ASPIRE 5500Z LAPTOP. BUT I CAN'T BOOT UP WITH THE INSTALLATION CD. PLEASE HELP ME.

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I suggest you install win98se or
Me.then through that upgrade.i think your CD is not bootable.

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How can i reformat acer aspire 5500z laptop when i don't have a acer disk


Have you tried using your Windows Installation disk? Just install it over the original OS installation

Oct 18, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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I have an acer aspire one notebook any time i tur on the laptop appears "BOOTMGR is missing press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restar" . I restrted but the same message appears again.. help plz


No work around. The system cant find the operating system. Make sure the CD is empty though!!!

if it was. You need to reinstall windows

cheers

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May 28, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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I have installed Windows 7 to my Acer Aspire One AOD255 but i want to revert it back to Windows XP and I no longer have the Windows.old folder. How can i downgrade it back?


If it originally came with Windows XP and it has the recovery partition still untouched (assuming the disk hadn't been formated to only one partition), you might recover the system from the hidden recovery partition.

To initiate this process, switch on the laptop and press F10 when the ACER logo appears (some computers need you to press ALT and F10 together, instead of the F10 only. If the Acer Recovery Management starts, you just have to follow the instructions to recover your system.

If nothing happens after pressing F10 or ALT and F10, you will need to get a Windows XP installation CD and a external CD drive to reinstall the whole system.

In this case, first you have to enter setup by pressing F2 at boot time, as soon as the ACER logo appears in the screen. Then, you will need to switch the SATA Mode to IDE from AHCI.



Select: Main -> SATA Mode -> IDE



This is done to allow Window XP to see your SATA.as an IDE disk and install the system.



When you get the external USB CD/DVD driver to use with a Windows XP installer CD, connect it to you laptop, switch it on and press F2 again to enter Setup.



This time, scroll over to the BOOT menu and press Enter. Scroll down to the last option USB CD- Rom and then use the F5 key to move it to the top of the boot list order. Then press Escape and then F10 and finally Enter. The computer will restart and load the CD and you can start the installation of Windows XP.




Hope this info may help you!

Mar 13, 2011 | Acer Aspire One D255-1549 Atom N550...

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Please tell how you install XP cuz i cant instal mine notebook same like yours Acer Aspire 5332


If you have the Windows XP install disk (and not an upgrade type) Simply enter your computers BIOS by pressing the key indicated when you first power the laptop on,(Try Delete, F1 F2) and make sure that in the boot order, the CD/DVD drive comes before the main HDD. Once you have the laptop set to boot from CD, insert the windows install disk and reboot the computer. It should say "Press any key to boot to CD/DVD....." Hit a key here, and then follow the on screen Windows installation instructions.

Jan 07, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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Hi am mohamed from qatar.am stil using acer aspire 5641 desktop computer with vista .so I need to change my operating system to windows xp.plise tale me how can I install windows xp for my computer?


Firstly, you should be aware that XP may not support all the drivers for your laptop. You may have to download the drivers fomr the Acer website after you change to Windows XP.
Firstly, make sure that you back up all your documents.
You will then have to rebooot the PC with the XP cd, and tell it to boot from CD. The boot menu can be accessed by pressing F2 or F12 as your PC boots up, it will show as you start.
Method 1: Perform a clean install of Windows XPA clean installation consists of removing all data from your hard disk by repartitioning and reformatting your hard disk and reinstalling the operating system and programs to an empty (clean) hard disk.
To perform a clean installation of Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Back up all important information before you perform a clean installation of Windows XP. Save the backup to an external location, such as a CD or external hard disk.
  2. Start your computer from the Windows XP CD. To do this, insert the Windows XP CD into your CD drive or DVD drive, and then restart your computer.

    Note To boot from your Windows XP CD, the BIOS settings on your computer must be configured to do this.
  3. When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD" message, press any key to start the computer from the Windows XP CD.
  4. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to start Windows XP Setup.
  5. Read the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then press F8.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to select and format a partition where you want to install Windows XP.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the Windows XP Setup.
If you have successfully installed Windows XP, you are finished. If these steps did not help you install Windows XP, go to the "Next Steps" section.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978307

Oct 20, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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Can't get the windows screen to come up on the computer only a blank screen with the cursor blinking in the top right hand corner. acer aspire one notebook


Change the boot sequence in the bios and let the windows be in the top drive, save changes and exit let it boot from the disk and follow the steps below
Do a repair of your XP installation.
•Boot from the XP CD
•At the Setup screen - Press enter (NOT R for repair)
•PgDn and press F8 for the Licensing screen
•Select the XP installed location and press R to repair
•Setup will copy install files and then reboot the machine DON'T REBOOT FROM THE CD. Let it boot from the hard drive.
•When it is done the process, remove the CD and reboot normally.
This applies to all os like win xp vista and win7

Feb 02, 2010 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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How to reformat acer aspire one


Put a Windows XP disk (has to be the full version not an upgrade) into the CD drive and the computer will ask to "press any key to boot from CD". Press a key. Follow the prompts, It is important to delete the partition when asked. Then recreate it. Format the drive with NTFS file system. The setup will go on to reinstall windows automatically.

Now, the only challenge is to reload any software drivers for components Windows does not find automatically. This is a little tricky. Do google search of Acer drivers or go to www.drivers.com.

Also, remember all your software programs need to be re-installed. For example, your Microsoft Office (word, excel, etc). Any games, any virus protection, Quickbooks, etc. The printer software also needs to be re-installed. Hopefully you still have the original disk or if its a Hewlett Packard go to their website.


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Blue Screen of Death


You'll need to setup the Acer laptop to boot from CD-ROM. Push either the F2 or F10 button when booting your laptop and it should bring-up the configuration management interface. Go through the options and confirm that Boot From CD-ROM is at the top of the list on bootable devices.

Next, you'll need your original Windows XP CD that came with the Laptop. Put it in the CD-ROM Drive and reboot your laptop. You will be given two options: 1) Re-install Windows or 2) Repair the existing Windows Installation. I recommend that you repair the existing Windows Installation as this will not destroy and data or device drivers that are install on the laptop.

Good Luck!

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How to install windows vista at acer aspire 4330 LAPTOP


HELLO I AM RAVICHANDRAN FROM iRELAND, I BOUGHT THE EEE PC 900 SERIES WINXP, I GB RAM CELERON 900 PROCESSOR. NOW WIDOWS XP IS CORRPTED, WHAT CAN I DO . I HAVE A USB DVD DRIVE. HOW IS BOOT THE BOOTABLE CD. PLEASE DETAILY EXPLAIN ME STEP BY STEP

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How to install Windows XP Professional SP2


Check this Sol'n..

1. Boot(start) ur computer.
2. Press F2 to open up your BIOS Setup
3. Go to boot menu and set the 1st boot order to CD drive using function key. ex. F5
4. Change the SATA settings to IDE. Not
5. Save the new settings using function key before exiting. Ex. F10

It will restart and surely boot on your XP cd (if inserted)..
The rest are typical OS procedure.

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