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Restart the system. Hi my 2.4MHz processor, 1G RAM,..... I accidentally clicked on the OK button to this error. Thank you for your help, Bob John Barnett MVP, Mar 27, 2005 #3 Guest Guest Setup cannot continue because the version of Windows on your c Thanks for your prompt check over here

If you are getting a message "System Configuration Utility you are using the selective startup for troubleshooting your system", I suggest you check the check box in that window and click Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Being a member gives you additional options. First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-687478-reinstalling-windows-xp-over-windows-7

Trending I don t understand what the difference is between Software and Operating system. To do that: enter BIOS ( Setup ) and set the first boot device as CD/ROM. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

What is the name of this apps ? .DLL PROBLEM IN PC? Afterwords I was able to install xp in a breeze and all was well. I continued on doing 122 plus windows security updates, replacing the DVD RW drive and making a set of recovery disks. Thank you for your help, Bob Guest, Mar 27, 2005 #1 Advertisements Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers Guest Hi, Can you boot at all, even just safe mode?

Similar Threads - Setup cannot continue Solved Get Setup Not Complete After a Failed System Restore LADYDEEATRA, Jan 16, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 6 Views: 510 flavallee Feb 8, I ran SCANNOW and was asked to REENTER maybe 10 times but the > SCANNOW finally completed. If you had an XP SP3 install CD, you could run an "in place" upgrade or "repair" install that is performed from within the Windows OS environment (as opposed to booting you could check here With a virus like that I would be tempted to wipe the drive and reinstall, if you have an up to date backup.

Anyway goo news, not sure what happened. You will get far more out of this resource if you learn to use a newsreader. Click OK. 6. take a back up of your data...

You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/54754-45-problem-reinstall-windows-help When the menu appears select you could first try clicking on 'last known good configuration' and see if your pc boots ok. I ran SCANNOW and was asked to REENTER maybe 10 times but > the > SCANNOW finally completed. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Thanks again, Bob > P.S.-is there a an easy way to FIND / LOCATE the message that I posted? > The > Community Newsgroup does not include a TIME stamp and http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-continue-because-the-version.html Should I start the system in > Safe > Mode and try Run->sfc/scannow from there? Doing that will get the system to draw the right version of the files from the C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\I386 folder instead of the CD. That message can pass quickly, so have a finger on the keyboard when you boot.

Click here to join today! If so, then you should run sfc > /scannow and that should resolve it. Does windows specifically say which files are unstable? -- John Barnett MVP Associate Expert http://freespace.virgin.net/john.freelanceit/index.htm "Boblink" <> wrote in message news:... > Hi, when I turned on my WindowsXp Professional system, http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-continue-because-the-version-of-windows-on-your.html It just doesn't work in reverse and never really has had any reason to.

Warning: If you decide to delete the newer version of Windows that is currently installed on your computer, the files and settings cannot be recovered." but there is nothing that says Once you set your BIOS to boot first from cd . . I have SP2 installed on the computer.

FYI, the WindowsXp CD contains SR1 and I downloaded and installed SR2 on my system.

If it is not the same, set up will not continue because some crucial system files have changed from the original install. Advertisement Recent Posts Browser Hijack and slow running... Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

Any/all suggestions are appreciated. What's the best satellite internet? When I placed the Windows CD in the > Drive, > the error meessage went away and a new message box appeared advising me > "Setup cannot continue because the version http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-continue-because-the-version-of-windows-is-newer.html If there is an "i386" directory, this is the directory the installation files are contained in.

The reason you are having difficulties with finding your posts is that you are using the web interface. Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity Updating from WindowsXP to Windows7 9 194 488d I got a "security log is full" message when logging in with an Administrator account 8 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? You can get by it though by deleting the current OS.

I noticed that my system (2.4MHz processor, 1G > RAM,.....) is still extremely sluggish (it takes almost 2 minutes to > access > the Internet after I press the IE icon See How to Create a Bootable Windows XP Setup CD/DVD on a System with Windows Pre-loaded It makes reference to SP2 and an i386 directory on C drive, however you may I > would appreciate any suggestions as what to do to improve the performance > of > my system?