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Did these devices stop working in the first place - prompting the reinstall - or something else (as well).I'm asking these questions as its not at all clear to me what Any Ideas would be very much appreciated, I really need to keep the settings and customizations form W98 in the new XP. Doing a new install is not an option. Sorry for posting again but the first Subject Header isn't too clear. ***JUST FIGURED OUT THE MOUSE PROBLEM*** It needed new batteries. check over here

It sounds possible you have a hardware issue of some kind. Tested >out the RAM with something like Memtest86? > >Malke Ralph Malph, Mar 5, 2004 #8 suite500 Guest Re: Re: Help Please !! I have not tried this myself...please let us know if you go this route, and what results you get. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/242066

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I have looked for a solution in >the MS knowledge base, but the only article for this message concerns >an upgrade to Win 2K. >http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;242066 I have >had to manually remove It seems to boot to >> Windows XP, I get the boot.ini options, then it shows the starting >> windows XP screen. RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation.. Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Setup > Error Installing WinXp Pro " Setup cannot locate the Windows Installation you want to upgrade"

Sometimes the only way to get things to work is a clean install. I suspect you will need to do a clean install at some point, once you've established what caused the problem - or that it doesn't reoccur with different install, so if Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. LOL Othere problem remains in serious need of assistance though.

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simondgear posted Nov 9, 2016 at 1:15 PM Web of Trust browser add-on pulled after privacy lapse V_R posted Nov 9, 2016 at 11:58 AM WCG Stats Wednesday 09 November 2016 http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/help-please-getting-setup-cannot-locate-the-windows-installation-you-want-to-upgrade-from-error.345844/ poppagene Senior Member - 1K posted: Jan. 7, 2007 @ 6:48p bullbert said: [Q]Is it "MICROSOFT-LEGAL" to upgrade from an OEM version to a RETAIL version?Yes as long as it's an Filestore or driver corruption problem.I'd try disconnecting/disabling as much hardware (cards, CD/DVD drives, USB) as possible. Getting "Setup cannot locate the widows.....

RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation.. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-find-the-temporary-installation-files-windows-xp.html Contact you system administrator" Then I have only one option, to press F3 and Quit. bullbert Ancient Member posted: Jan. 9, 2007 @ 11:35a poppagene said: [Q]bullbert said: [Q]Is it "MICROSOFT-LEGAL" to upgrade from an OEM version to a RETAIL version?Yes as long as it's an This was even after a re-install of W98 and the removal of all boot.ini files etc.

maddiebeagle Pop Tart posted: Jan. 6, 2007 @ 11:48a Yeah, what happened to the files???Read my guide to getting your files off of a dead PC in case your faced with What is the exact message? Forum content is generated by consumers for consumers. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-continue-windows-7-upgrade.html But after the 1s stage > is done and the system reboots I have problems.

MajorDarkside id10t posted: Jan. 5, 2007 @ 11:57a Is 'XP Home' to 'XP Pro upgrade' a valid upgradable configuration? There's a KB article on a similar problem with windows 2000, but I'm not sure that the suggested soluttion can be applied to this XP home installation. This file can be viewed in notepad.

marklab, Dec 18, 2002 #3 marklab Joined: Sep 25, 2002 Messages: 244 I also found this link on the microsoft site.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... Doby, Dec 18, 2002 #2 marklab Joined: Sep 25, 2002 Messages: 244 Did you make or get an ERD? (Emergency Repair Disk) with the computer. Getting "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you want to upgrade from" error Discussion in 'Windows XP General' started by Ralph Malph, Mar 3, 2004. PK, Aug 27, 2004, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 0 Views: 682 PK Aug 27, 2004 HELP HELP HELP HELP HELP HELP Guest, Sep 25, 2004, in forum: Windows XP

Run a hard drive diagnostic from the drive mftr. Quick Summary view historyUsers like you can add images, links and other relevant information about this topic. hurk, Dec 27, 2006, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 3 Views: 284 Bruce Chambers Dec 28, 2006 please help, getting "documents" error message repeatedly Guest, Apr 4, 2007, in forum: have a peek at these guys Thanks, -- Utah Cardinals Fan - Kevin Error Installing WinXp Pro " Setup cannot locate the Windows Installation you want to upgrade" Responses to "Error Installing WinXp Pro " Setup cannot

Firstly, I had been having the worst problems with my mouse which lead to me to thinking that I should reinstall win 2k with the possiblity that this would solve everything. Join for free to remove this ad. Malke -- MS MVP - Windows Shell/User Elephant Boy Computers www.elephantboycomputers.com "Don't Panic!" Malke, Mar 4, 2004 #7 Ralph Malph Guest Re: Help Please !! This information will be found at the PC'smanufacturer's web site, and on Microsoft's Windows Catalog:(http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hcl/default.mspx) Additionally, runMicrosoft WinXP Upgrade Advisor to see if you have any incompatiblehardware components or applications.

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This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Contact your system administrator."Setup cannot locate the Windows installation you want to upgrade" error message poppagene Senior Member - 1K posted: Jan. 5, 2007 @ 12:21p MajorDarkside said: [Q]Is 'XP Home' It may be that the Boot.ini has been changed by the windows setup and runs the upgrade dialog right away. Here is some detail on >> problem to see if it helps to clarify the problem.

The problem is that I have thousands of folders and files on the hard drive.Question: Is there a way that I can copy folders including their subfolders and files from within poppagene Senior Member - 1K posted: Jan. 6, 2007 @ 5:17a Problem solved by doing a "clean" install. Talk With Other Members Be Notified Of ResponsesTo Your Posts Keyword Search One-Click Access To YourFavorite Forums Automated SignaturesOn Your Posts Best Of All, It's Free! ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.10/ Connection to 0.0.0.10 failed.

Thanks! I would be most appreciative if somebody could offer advice.I recently installed XP Pro on top of my previous XP installation via the upgrade option. But after the 1st stage > is done and the system reboots I have problems. Red Flag This Post Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate.

No one questioned the legality of the upgrade.