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Last edited: Jun 16, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 #18 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics XP can't copy/move some files Jul 24, Back to top #45 ilko ilko Silver Member Advanced user 500 posts   Bulgaria Posted 21 November 2013 - 03:18 AM Which program did you use? You also need a WinPE (v2/3/4) ISO - e.g. This may involve running a manufacturer - supplied diagnostic or setup program. check over here

sign-up, it takes less than a minute and it's free! Perhaps it was wrong. In the context of this quote, how many 'chips/sockets' do personal computers contain? From a CD or DVD, with unattended installs, you can put it in and walk off, and then when you get back you are looking at a desktop.

You are the man, this was driving me nuts... The thing is, I've retried installing it and sometimes, files that can't be copied will actually copy other times I try. Why were pre-election polls and forecast models so wrong about Donald Trump? You can indeed fall back to legacy mode (and less functionality), but the proper way would be to load a driver for your AHCI chipset. (press F6 and insert the floppy

Edited by mraeryceos, 12 December 2013 - 12:38 PM. It's easy to believe you have installed XP whereas you have only just started. Report Andrew- Jan 10, 2013 03:39PM Amazing! but after a few minutes, a blue screen appeared.

For a different method, many years ago, the approach was to to use a batch to re-write the BOOT.INI with a rdisk(z-1) value, and I wrote at the time the binifix But now I was trying to reinstall windows vista which unfortunately didn't happened and when I tried to install windows xp, I got the same message as jb did: Setup did Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/52867-35-help-install-windows However after XP initialses it takes over USB and it needs the relevant drivers.

I then press 'ENTER' to set up Windows XP (there is no previous version of XP installed). after repartitioning and formatting) then this will not work. –Hennes Jul 25 '14 at 15:27 1 Failing all of that, consider Linux, one of the BSDs, or just buy windows Your assistance will be of great help to me. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

following error messages appears AT STARTUP. http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/windows-xp-setup-install-hard-drive-partition/ View all 11 comments Report beefcurtains- May 3, 2010 09:40AM You rock, thanks for the fix! Have you installed WinXP SP3 on this computer before with this same disk? If the tray slide isn't working correctly, or it trashes more than one disc in a row, it's outta there.

At that stage you press F6 and insert the floppy with the relevant driver. check my blog The setup reaches the stage where you need to install to the hard disk, but setup says it can't access the partition. Instead use the BIOS Boot Selection menu (by hitting a hotkey before it boots - e.g. Back to top #36 acmicpc acmicpc Members 3 posts   India Posted 09 October 2013 - 06:28 PM Integrate the needed mass storage (SATA/AHCI) driver, integrate BTS mass storage driver pack

I had the exact same problem. My first tentative to reinstall windows worked, then I tried to run a virus test (with eset online). than it is to carry a stack of CDs. this content The wrong Virtual memory setting can affect the installation after formatting the partition???Click to expand...

Can a president win the electoral college and lose the popular vote more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info When does TNG take place in relation to DS9? I usually take the suspect drive, put it in another machine, and reformat it there. (This of course after making sure the machine can't boot from the suspect HDD.

been trying for hours.

This works if your firmware has some knowledge about how USB and mass storage woks and can emulate it via the old 0x80 interrupt. The upgrade searches for a previous installation which is no longer there. The first partition is FAT32 8GB, set active. don't skip ..just eject the present Cd ..put the next Windows xp Cd ....

Obvious fix: Use a regular XP CD. This is fine. It installed XP on first attempt, no problems at all. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-install-windows-98-on-your-computer.html Back to top #33 steve6375 steve6375 Platinum Member Developer 6238 posts Location:UK Interests:computers, programming (masm,vb6,C,vbs), photography,TV,films,guitars   United Kingdom Posted 09 October 2013 - 08:43 AM 1.

A frequent problem. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed The second partition is NTFS ~65GB, extended logical. I cloned the hard disk to a much larger one a few years ago before it showed any problems.

I then accept the agreement by pressing F8. Consider getting a new computer with Windows 10. DVD drives are about 15 bucks on sale at Newegg, usually with free shipping. Back to top #50 mraeryceos mraeryceos Newbie Members 25 posts   Uruguay Posted 13 December 2013 - 07:13 PM Yes, that worked.

Report donjolly- Jul 11, 2010 10:15PM This worked Great! An other possible reason is that the OP wiped the disk and used an upgrade CD. Thanks. WELL I KNOW U ON GSMHOSTING FROM VOLCANO.

if I tried to install windows xp I am getting following error. I am braking mine head on this. Winnt.sif reads: [Data] Autopartition=1 UnattendedInstall="Yes" MsDosInitiated=No [Unattended] UnattendMode=FullUnattended UnattendSwitch="Yes" OemSkipEula="Yes" FileSystem=LeaveAlone WaitForReboot="No" NoWaitAfterTextMode=1 NoWaitAfterGUIMode=1 Hibernation="No" Repartition="No" DUDisable=Yes OemPreinstall=Yes DriverSigningPolicy=Ignore NonDriverSigningPolicy=Ignore Back to top #49 ilko ilko Saved my night!

SATA in it normal AHCI mode is not compatible with IDE/Paralel-ATA. Option 1 is obviously the best, tough you need to come prepared with the right driver on a floppy. Thanks to you germ-x for replying for my problem, This is the first time that I installed the WinXP SP3, The Blue Screen says this (Please Refer to Image) . If you dont know anybody that can help, only the first few options are open to you, and if you have no working OS on the PC now, that complicates matters

Azucenas (PC Begginer) Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top germ-x Posts: 5310 This post has been reported. This is no longer true with the move to SATA. thanks man! I have been strugging a lot with this issue...