You've had your money's worth out of the machine. It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? Jun 15, 2016 #16 bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,216 +200 It's also important to take stock of your hardware. Slipstreaming Windows XP with Service Pack 1 or 2 (SP1, SP2) Another Slipstream step by step AutoStreamer mirror link for AutoStreamer Step by Step on AutoStreamer Warning!! #2 If the Repair get redirected here
Before I tell you the problem, I just thought that I'd mention that my system is a Dell Dimension and I use the Windows XP OEM Disk to install Windows. If you made unorthodox registry changes with third party software, there is the potential of data loss from a Repair Install. A Repair Install will replace files altered by adware and malware, but will not fix an adware, malware problem. Attached Thumbnails Last edited by Keymaker; July 24th, 2005 at 05:12 AM. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1901146/install-copy-files.html
You say you had a virus. If the hardware hasn't changed too much, you can make a backup of the information that Windows uses to ensure your copy is valid and then restore it after the reinstall, Previously, new PCs came with an OEM DVD that allowed you to reinstall Windows, but in the last few years most PCs now have a separate recovery partition that lets you Go to C:\Windows\System32 and you should see a file called WPA.DBL already there.
Slipstreaming Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) Good Another Slipstream step by step Better AutoStreamer mirror link for AutoStreamer Best!! See screenshot Image KB Q312369 Check the link below for an option for recovering from a non-boot event. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Is there any thing more technical as to why this is happening other than a bad lens or disc.
LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Online Tech Tips Search Menu Windows Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Tips Computer Tips Google Tips Internet Explorer Tips MS Office Try the repair install. Now you'll need to restart your computer in Safe Mode by pressing F8 on startup to get into the Advanced Boot Options menu. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/884675 Hi Copying wpa.dbl & wpa.bak and then trying to use them with a 'clean' install doesn't work.
[email protected] Warning!! #3 Updates must be applied before connecting to the internet after a repair install. Tweet Like Google+ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If you get the "Setup cannot continue because the version of Windows on your computer is newer than the version on the CD.". Type: attrib -h -r -s C:\boot.ini del C:\boot.ini 2.
Was the 32 bit XP install done with the same DVD drive as the the 64 bit version? Last edited: May 10, 2016 May 10, 2016 #13 Ekene TS Rookie The best way to fix all problems is to buy two different Windows xp ....probably different year .....when one http://www.ubcd4win.com/ By the way, you really ought to look into how you install XP on a SATA drive. I found the wpa.bak in windos XP home but not in XP pro.
You should exit setup if the repair option is not available and consider other options. Get More Info wpa.dbl + product activation during installation Responses to "wpa.dbl + product activation during installation" Carl Will Denny Guest Posts: n/a Re: wpa.dbl + product activation during installation Posted: 12-03-2003, 01:42 Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.
Examine the CD surface for scratches. but right now the install process with windows xp32 works fine but I got recently 8gb additional ram memory installed so I will try later to change the installation to xp64Click Last edited: Jun 15, 2016 May 27, 2016 #15 szemmel TS Rookie I have the same problem, I tried to install XP with various CD-s and versions, but it didn't work. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-file-csv-xs.php Luckily, there is a freeware program called Advanced Tokens Manager that will make a copy of all the activation data for you and allow you to easily restore it later on.
I suspect that the hard drive on your machine is overdue for replacement if it is the original one and the CD rom drive too. He began blogging in 2007 and quit his job in 2010 to blog full-time. Is there another way?
You may also... Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations. You can then connect the original hard drive after configuring the jumpers to a slave drive. Windows XP will run on around 2GB of RAM, I did the same for many years with no trouble.
OEM Restore disks or hidden restore folders on the hard drive will not work for the Repair Install. With the Windows XP 64bit, have you installed and run it ok before? Reply Reply With Quote + Reply to Thread Quick Navigation Applications and Operating Systems Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums TechIMO Community this page You are required to accept the EULA in order to run Microsoft software. -- Carey Frisch Microsoft MVP Windows XP - Shell/User --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Carl"
Reply Reply With Quote July 19th, 2005,08:11 AM #2 no1_vern View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Join Date Apr 2002 Location Albany, Ga. Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? Thank you Jul 18, 2015 #7 lamentonegro TS Rookie I had this problem never before. After completing [if Windows is still accessible] the steps listed to prevent data loss in warning #1 and you did not remedy the no boot situation, you can use an OEM
You can use the In place upgrade option to change a Product Key in the event you entered a key that was already activated. I format the partition. Type: BootCfg /Rebuild which will get rid of any damaged boot.ini, search the disk for systems and make a new one.