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How do I make rescue start up disk - Windows Xp Home

I had major drama with my desktop and had it fixed
I want to give myself a little insurance and create a start up disk
Can not find how to do it

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  • Hel Wa Jul 26, 2009

    I am using Windows XP
    Home
    Version 2002
    SP3
    Has both CD and DVD as well as floppy disk

  • ultimitloozr May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you running? Does you system support booting from CD/DVD?

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You need a specific program to do that the program you need is paragon rescue kit 9

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As long as you have your WinXP OEM disk, you already have a rescue disk. You can boot off of the CD in order to repair your installation by allowing it to automatically try to repair it or by selecting the Recovery Console option to attempt manual fixes for your problems. In many cases, you don't even need the CD as you can do many repairs from Safe Mode (press F8 immediately after POST and select Safe Mode from the menu).

There are also many other backup and imaging tools that you can use to restore a machine to a previous state (many are free). It all depends on your exact requirements.

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Multiple OS problem[Primary corrupt]


Windows XP Professional SP2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=535D248D-5E10-49B5-B80C-0A0205368124&displaylang=en

The Windows XP startup disk allows computers without a bootable CD-ROM to perform a new installation of the operating system

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/help/learn-how-to-install-windows-xp-service-pack-3-sp3

if you have a copy of windows service pack there is a program that allows you add service pack 3 to it so you have a copy of xp sp3
http://www.nliteos.com/changelog.html

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I installed linux ubuntu remix on my ASUS Eee 1001PXB-BK301 multiboot, then i deleted ubuntu after not using it anymore using windows xp disk mangement and found myself without a mbr with grub saying grub...


What you need is SATA controller drivers to be downloaded while starting windows xp disk or ERD Commander.
Since Asus Eee does not have an internal Floppy Disk Drive (FDD), you need to use an external USB FDD.:
Step one: You would like to connect an external USB FDD.
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When I boot up my computer before windows xp loads it asks which operating system I want to run,and it gives me 2 choices WINDOWS XP HOME, or, WINDOWS XP HOME. You use the up and down arrows to select...


simply you can remove the second option in the boot.ini.

go to the or right click the my computer at the desktop and the properties. and then click"advance TAb" in the start up and recovery, click "setting" and then "edit"

you will see this:

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

Timeout=30 change to: 0

and then delete this:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
after deleting you must save it.

and then restart the system

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