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It is much easier to go that route. Off-topic comments will be removed. It took two hours to sort it out and it turned out Macy's had a computer glitch causing multiple charges on the card that caused the bank to suspect something was I persevered.

I've seen every kind of device and procedure used to authenticate software to prevent software theft. LOL. The product key for one CD of Windows XP Home should work with any other - remember, it's the product key you're purchasing, not just a CD. I'd loaned the machine to a friend for a while who'd recently returned it. https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/9611/i-can-t-reinstall-windows-xp-pro-sp1

well you have come to the right place. It just generally seemed to be working, and working well. “ I'm sure that most of the time it works. is it in the Win XP folders somewhere and I cannot find it? He seems stumped, which is kind of surprising considering this is what he does for a living.

When I try to manually set up a connection, it won't let me do so. But there is always the chance that it won't even boot. Meredith Nov 5, 2003 #6 Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,573 +65 Originally posted by mere24 i am on the new set up but stuck. in the middle of the screen a window popped up that among other things read "You may be a victim of software counterfeiting. . . .

www.cybertechhelp.com | home Cyber Tech Help Support Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP I Can't Reinstall Windows Xp Pro Sp1 User Name Remember Me? You must install Service Pack 1 to fix this problem. I had some of those hackers hacking my computer six times. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/xp-cant-install-service-pack-1/d41493c1-63eb-4b14-9be9-94db5b91ba41 Reply Martin Ayres October 14, 2011 at 2:55 pm Yep got this several times during the last 10 years or so Fixed like Leo said.But i have a gripe about Manufacturers

The only thing to do is if the hard drive is a type of SATA you must go first to BIOS and under Configuration change the SATA Drives to IDE, then I had to call Microsoft, gibberish a little, and explain my motherboard issue. The first thing I see when I log in is a blue screen with a message saying "This copy of Windows is being used on another computer". Proffitt Forum moderator / December 2, 2011 2:22 AM PST In reply to: no support Last week a steal of a deal on some dual core 1GB notebook with XP.

I know your the best and expert who can solved this. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/270520-45-trouble-installing-windows-service-pack I cannot find what that could be. Dec 8, 2003 #15 alphnumeric TS Rookie Posts: 173 Originally posted by NoisySilence Install Recovery Console to boot menu It's a sticky thread too.Click to expand... [homervoice] DOH [/homervoice]:blush: Dec A good memory test can be found here: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/500-memtest.html Step 2: Begin the repair process You must boot from your XP or 2000 CD.

That brings us to my experience this past week. But when you get to the last window before formating your drive and starting over windows will offer you a chance to repair. While the preceding certainly wouldn't be mistaken for that, I know some think I cut Microsoft more slack than they deserve. procedure entry point GetIUMS could not be located in the dynamic link library MSDART.DLL" i restarted my comp and windows tried to install again and the same error came up.

Is it worth it to anyone? So no activation. Followed your advice - safe mode - install network driver - reboot - GUI does not activate online (can't find activation server) but now shows an "Installation ID" - I telephone The original key should work.

It even came with XP restore media.So we boot it up and it's just "XP". We closed the issue as "unresolved". Monitor packed up and when I plugged keyboard & mouse direct into base unit they didn't work when i went into Windows (XP media Center Edition).

He finally says he will put me through to tech support.

Whether you get a blue screen or XP/2000 just hangs, then this information is for you. When it asks if you'd like to go ahead (some babble about might not work) - say yes. and then decided to boot into safemode and do a chkdsk and voila It worked his network problwems were solved and fixed to this day .. Start Windows Update and it'll find all the updates including the Service Packs and install'em.

Thus began a phone saga with Microsoft support, ending in failure. Comment only on the article. I get home and it installs, but when I get up and running in Windows it still wants me to activate, so I decided to use my older activation key instead i can't find any solution to it, so i'm hoping my local computer shop has one.

Sometimes I would do it ten times in a week while I was screwing around with technologies and testing them out. The drivers for the IDE controler will not work if changing from say a VIA chip set to Nvidia or SIS etc. Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha by red89851 / June 10, 2012 7:05 PM PDT In reply to: Windows XP - You cannot install any Service Pack Drivers will also be reverted to their original XP versions, as well as some settings (Including by not limited to network & performance settings).

They also realized that authentication schemes only served to alienate their customers. Thank you! This method of reinstalling XP saves most of your settings and files.