I connected hdd (1) externally to another computer via the USB port, but there is always the same defect: the computer does not see it and the HDD (1) motor runs Check that the power MOLEX connector is plugged into the drive tightly. All files are still there but I cannot connect to the Internet. Check that the ribbon cable is properly seated in the Primary IDE socket on the motherboard. http://crudlet.org/windows-xp/unable-to-activate-windows-xp-professional.html
I do not know where to go from hear? I restarted the computer and get the test screen with F2/F10 then it goes blank with a disk read error occurred Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart, same happens. ehh. Linux rocks...
It may be necessary to reactivate your Windows XP as well. Setup cannot continue. Keep in mind that after you perform an in-place upgrade or repair installation, you must reinstall all updates to Windows. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
Although a Repair Install should not affect your own files, it's better to be safe than sorry. Adv Reply July 23rd, 2010 #6 oldfred View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Super Master Roaster Join Date Jun 2009 Location SW Forida BeansHidden! Like, "Press F2 to enter system settings". Windows Xp Startup Repair XP Home cannot upgrade XP Professional).
If you suspect Windows XP won't boot because the master boot record has been corrupted, you can use the Recovery Console tool Fixmbr to fix it. Windows Xp Won't Start In Safe Mode See fstab(5). # #
I'm going to try and make a floppy linux distro that can read ntfs and burn cds... Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk Nov 24, 2003 #12 Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,573 +65 Originally posted by RyonanGT one question here.... After PartedMagic loads, double-click the Disk Health icon on the desktop and then double-click the icon for your hard drive and select the Attributes tab. I tried to replace hdd (1) with the other hdd (2) definitely working and the bios sees it, then all connections are good.
If you see anything strange here like tiny hidden bootable partitions, you should consult with a professional as this could be malware. And if not, that may be the end of XP on this PC since Dell hasn't been sending restore media for years.Since you have another computer, why not use it to My Windows Xp Won't Start Up I uninstalled that Dell DataSafe program, then manually set partitions, while installing Ubuntu 10.04. Windows Xp Not Starting In Any Mode When you turn on the computer, its CPU begins to carry out the programming instructions contained in the basic input/output system (BIOS).
But booting ubuntu causes no problem. check my blog Adv Reply July 23rd, 2010 #7 rawlins02 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Frothy Coffee! I have tried the MBR fix and several other documented "standard MS" recovery without success. It contains a small program called the master boot code that the BIOS loads into memory and begins to run. Windows Xp Startup Problem
On the Welcome to System Restore screen, select Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next. Type: Code: fixboot And that should repair the boot sector of your disc. His computer is xp and does not have a floppy of Cd drive so only way of fixing is with a usb stick Regards John Takis • May 24th, 2014 at this content Most common scenario is the owner has long lost the recovery CDs or never made them.For zero bucks I can install Linux Mint.
Now, select the Safe Mode item from the menu and press [Enter]. Windows Xp Not Booting In Safe Mode Windows XP Pro SP1 CD will work on an older WinXP Pro non-SP1 installation) Before the Windows logo appears, you will be asked to press any key to boot from CD, what do you need the netgear disks for?
Now, i want to solve this problem and without losing any valuable data that i have in that hard-disk. Start by booting the system with the Windows XP CD and accessing the Recovery Console as described in #4. Assumes you use latest antivirus. Start Windows Normally Problem Xp My first hard disk(40GB) already hosts my Windows XP on the C: partition and also the IBM factory recovery image for XP on another partition. (My system is nearly 6 years
I turned on the computer after installing the hardware and then my computer made strange noises so I shut it down. These procedures require no technical expertise but the instructions (and occasional warnings) should be followed with care. Is there a way to run a repair or a scandisk to try and solve the problem without re instaling windows? have a peek at these guys You must install Service Pack 1 to fix this problem.