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Getting "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you want to upgrade from" error....TIA...Here is more info on problem...Thanks to all who are trying to help !!!! I am running Winnt32 >from with in Win98. As its an upgrade version you should ensure you keep yr w98 disk. Then it shows the XP final installation progress > screen, then I get the following error "Setup cannot locate the > windows Installation you > want to upgrade from. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-locate-the-windows-installation-you-want-to-upgrade.php

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Gareth Williams Windows XP Games 1 08-24-2003 03:14 PM why are Windows installation "setup time" estimates ALWAYS wrong? 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. Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd.

I then get the >following error. "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you >want to upgrade from Contact you system administrator" Then I have >only one option to press F3 and RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation.. Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from But after the 1st stage >> is done and the system reboots I have problems.

Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation.. Win2k Setup can't locate the win installation I want to upgrade and is stuck trying?? https://www.fatwallet.com/forums/technology/690981 I actuall have two problems.

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 However -- you cannot go from media center to xp pro via an inplace upgrade. I believe that you can't upgrade from XP pro oem to XP pro retail. If not, just carry on.Then try booting again & see if reinstall finds itself (or try starting repair reinstall again if that is no good).If none of this works, you could

If so:Your XP Home SP2 is probably OEM, and the RETAIL box upgrade XP Pro SP2 is refusing to update FROM and OEM version. Join Us! *Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. Getting "Setup cannot locate the windows Installation you want to upgrade from" error....TIA...Thanks to all who helped...Problem is now fixed. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password?

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 Get More Info Please try again now or at a later time. Again THANKS for all who have/well offered help for this 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

Click here to join today! I also hate to be defeated, especially by Bill Gates and his boys. Contact you system administrator" Then I have > only one option, to press F3 and Quit. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-upgrade-your-current-installation.php RE: Problems installing OS: setup cannot locate the windows installation..

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Ralph Malph On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 07:41:31 GMT, Ralph Malph <> wrote: >I need help please, > >I am trying to upgrade a Win98 system to XP Pro. Austin Powers, Oct 17, 2003, in forum: Windows XP General Replies: 0 Views: 214 Austin Powers Oct 17, 2003 Ok, this is getting out of hand ... It seems to boot to > Windows XP, I get the boot.ini options, then it shows the starting > windows XP screen. Tested >out the RAM with something like Memtest86? > >Malke Ralph Malph, Mar 5, 2004 #8 suite500 Guest Re: Re: Help Please !!

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 Any advice on how to proceed.? poppagene Senior Member - 1K posted: Jan. 9, 2007 @ 12:17p I couldn't find any such information in microsofts regular websites. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-find-setup-exe-browse-to-a-valid-installation-source.php Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Here is some detail on problem to see if it helps to clarify the problem. Triple6 replied Nov 10, 2016 at 10:48 AM Loading... Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. 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

Here is some detail on > problem to see if it helps to clarify the problem. At the 34th minute a blue screen appeared advising that "setup cannot locate the windows installation you want to upgrade". At this point it starts all > over again, unless I do a roll back. > > Any Ideas would be very much appreciated, I really need to keep the > I agree with you about starting from scratch, and in most cases I would try to do that, but, because this system is being upgraded for an insurance agency, and it

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Please try the request again. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. After I did a sys command off of a W98 boot disk my problem was solved. It seems to boot to Windows XP, I get the boot.ini options, then it shows the starting windows XP screen.

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