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I am running Winnt32 >from with in Win98. Advertisement Recent Posts Browser Hijack and slow running... Dear Alex and DL, THANKS for the help. !!!!!! Any advice on how to proceed.? check over here

I can also copy data across to another drive if I make use of the following command: "set allowremovablemedia = true". Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation.. Again thanks for your help !!!!!! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/242066

PLEASE Guest, Feb 19, 2006, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 1 Views: 196 WTC Feb 19, 2006 xp pro "PRO " PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. Login with LinkedIN Or Log In Locally Email Password Remember Me Forgot Password?Register ENGINEERING.com Eng-Tips Forums Tek-Tips Forums Search Posts Find A Forum Thread Number Find An Expert Resources Jobs This file can be viewed in notepad.

I searched online for advice but to no avail. It depends on what type of OEM version you have: academic (college for example), corporate (your employer), hardware provider (Dell for example), etc. 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' 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

wolluf (TechnicalUser) 22 Mar 04 15:52 Wondering if you've got:-1. I found that although I had rolled back my failed XP upgrade, per MS instructions, it still left the boot sector changed to use the XP loader. by jimfletcher / November 19, 2004 11:27 PM PST Hello,I am currently experiencing immense difficulty in recovering Windows XP PRO and/or my data. Getting "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you want to upgrade f I'm getting exactly the same error message at reboot using an XP Pr upgrade CD to upgrade from XP

All rights reserved. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. It naturally displays an "Access Denied" message when I try to access the folder.Question: Is it possible to lift the "Access restriction" to this folder from within the recovery console, or Getting "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you ...THANKS Malke !!!!

It appears that there are move OEM/retail/upgrade-version/full-version upgrade paths to XP than Bill Gates has body hairs. All folders and files are inaccessible within the relevant User Profile folder. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Close Window Thanks for Voting!

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Hello and welcome to PC Review. Some versions can't legally be upgraded to a retail version, some versions have to be legally upgraded through the same OEM source. I have tried going into safe mode but to no avail.

I have cleaned the ball, tried another mouse and uninstalled all the sp 3 upgrades I had done.

Unfortunately, the pertinent folder that holds all of my important data is inaccessible via this method because of the "Make this folder private" restriction that was imposed on it. ellory Be vewy vewy quiet posted: Jan. 5, 2007 @ 11:45a Do you mean the computer will no longer boot? My Christmas wish is to have this fixed before the week-end. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/107757 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

by Merl Priester / November 20, 2004 12:58 AM PST In reply to: Reinstallation - cannot locate the windows installation? I called Gateway but they were not able to help me get up and running. Staff Online Now valis Moderator flavallee Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members have a peek at these guys Your cache administrator is webmaster.

You can try to boot from the windows 2000 cd directly and run the repair process. Shop through FatWallet for deals from your favorite stores. Now - can you get into recovery console (may not be able to for similar reason repair not working - but often different result) - and run chkdsk? (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;229716). I feel like such a dummy.

You can do an upgrade with either.-- Response was posted by:Ken Blake - Microsoft MVP Windows: Shell/Userin the Windows XP Support and Help Forumand no further posts in the thread took 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 I am running Winnt32 >from with in Win98. Of >course, I'm sure you know what you're doing, but it would seem that >you've now spent more time trying to install this than it would take to >set everything up

Doing a new >> install is not an option. >> >> PS I have removed any Items that could cause a compatibility problem >> between the old W98 and the new Get Paid by requesting a payment via check or PayPal. I used the following KB article to do it. >http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312569&Product=winxp > >Any help would be greatly appreciated. > >Thanks, > >Ralph Malph Ralph Malph, Mar 4, 2004 #4 Ralph Malph although it booted in to Win98 after rollback and XP seemed to totally gone, and boot.ini had been removed as had ntloader etc.

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 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 I am running Winnt32 > from with in Win98. Sometimes the only way to get things to work is a clean install.

However, I found the problem, see my other post for an explanation of it, or keep reading. I am using Partition Magic Dual Boot and if I could get back to my drive c (the duel boot now makes drive f drive c) I could at least backup Sign In Facebook Members: Sign Up or Sign In using By becoming a member, you agree to our User Agreement & Privacy Policy.