permalink. Reply Gary H. Solution 1: Update Windows XP Media Center Edition To resolve this issue, install the Update for Windows XP (KB895961) package. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=pv-60484-1&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=3245022&os=228&lang=en Reply Walter Altorfer says: May 22, 2008 at 11:16 am Thanks to PC Pitstop I emailed HP who confirmed the problem and suggested I do not download XP SP3. weblink
Perhaps MS is trying to get us all onto Vista. I uninstall and everything went back to normal. You should be good to go...Click to expand... Constant looping reboots, error messages and suggestions that I download a Railink program. click resources
it just shows how complete messed up Microsoft is. If any error message is encountered , please let me know the exact wording. According to Microsoft the blame sits squarely on HP and possibly other OEMs For Free XP SP3 Help and Support, visit this link: Help and Support or call: 866-234-6020.
Get the answer XyloriuphonApr 5, 2013, 6:48 AM dodger46 said: Highly unlikely, but worth a try, I know of one person for whom OEM XP Pro SP3 activated without a hitch, Tuesday, June 17, 2008 1:50 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I am also having a problem with Media Centre 2005 after I downloaded Windows XP Service Pack Yes, but, since windows MCE is just a version of PRO with a few other things, it should work, BECAUSE, when installing through disk, it will say, windows professionalLater versions of Windows Xp Repair Tool Manually add the registry key Important This solution contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry.
So who is REALLY to blame for screwed up installs? Repair Windows Xp Without Cd found this site after having issues trying to install XP SP3 on my machine twice yesterday - got "Access Denied" errors. Yes No Thank you for your feedback Thanks for your feedback! see this Report • #5 DAVEINCAPS October 20, 2013 at 02:31:18 If you go to 'add or remove programs' in control panel you may be able to revert to an earlier IE or
Reply Axel says: July 7, 2008 at 6:17 am IF NOTHING WORKS: I installed SP3 from a downloaded version (320MB) on my Athlon XP Dual Core and got the rebooting issue. How To Repair Windows Xp Without Formatting Uninstall the update to Media Center Edition 2005 and then re-install the update from the Windows Update website. You should also try to figure out why it corrupted in the first place. #2 lxskllr, May 21, 2013 Xellos2099 Platinum Member Joined: Mar 8, 2005 Messages: 2,180 Likes Received: Microsoft is a BIG FAILURE.
And they complain when Linux doesn't work 100% out of the box. you can try this out i just purchased a hp core2duo machine which was shipped with xp sp2 an once i got ride of the preinstalled nonsense programs ( thankfully were not many, unlike the hp Repair Windows Xp With Cd I asked the tech what it was doing, and he gave me a multi-phrase anser, but of course I don't have that now, either. How To Repair Windows Xp In Command Prompt Reply Jeff says: May 18, 2008 at 10:13 am updated my acer laptop intel chip and desktop computer i built myself amd chip and assus mother board.
Start Recovery Console by pressing the R key as seen on the screen in section (1) below. (1) Insert the Windows XP CD, then boot your computer and "Press any key http://softwaresecurityengineering.com/windows-xp/win-xp-sp2-install.html You have not installed Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). However, I also didn't reboot at that point, since the "chat" with the tech agent was continuing. When rebooting later after the Rollup 2 removal, several of the files in Reply Cleveland St. How To Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
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Download on a working computer and save on cd or flash drive to install later on the Dell.message edited by DAVEINCAPS Report • #6 KEMMO October 21, 2013 at 03:01:22 Thanks How To Repair Windows Xp Without Losing Data Had to start all over again, just like the frist day we brought home the computer. Then at last installing sp3.
To fix this problem, follow these steps: Click Start, and then click Run. Windows Live Messenger stopped working on both and had to be reinstalled. I suspect I had an problem DLL that sp3 just overwrote. Windows Xp Repair Disk Download Reply 0 Re: Windows XP SP3 installation problem 01-11-2011 07:42 PM Try MSFixit for the problem, or do the steps manually whichever you prefer:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822798Simply renaming the Catroot2 folder usually resolves such
Report • #8 KEMMO October 24, 2013 at 01:22:59 Thanks SteveI have been thinking about doing this. dodger46Apr 5, 2013, 8:12 PM You can add the necessary drivers to your XP installation as the article below shows. A week after doing that and reinstalling SP3 my AMD based homebuilt has been perfectly stable. http://softwaresecurityengineering.com/windows-xp/win-xp-install-through-usb.html With a fresh install, doing all upgrades(600 or so,my key will only work with my disk and not even a slipstreamed version)installing all programs and upgrades.
goes to all safe modes and 30 secs countdown but just keeps rebooting no matter what i preess… not much knowledge been trying to follow this any help appreciated…oh can still All of these are custom build machines. On the first, it would simply not install - so I didn't force it. Motherboard's Manufacturer's website for Drivers Download?
The funny thing is that when I try to boot the computer it tell me window is corrupted but in the xp install, it say the drive where xp was is I have had it with doing repair work for microsux. Jacques says: May 24, 2008 at 5:34 pm Hello, as a computer technician I would recommend NOT buying HP or AMD in the first place. I don't have an HP system, but I DO have an AMD Athlon dual-core processor.
Later… Reply Dave says: July 16, 2009 at 10:58 pm I somehow let XP SP3 get installed a couple of weeks ago , Toshiba Satellite 1135 Pentium 4.0 , now it Reply Willow says: September 9, 2008 at 2:56 pm Wow .. If you know for sure that the Windows installer reported the partition type as "unknown" and that "\Windows\System32\Config\System is missing or corrupt" on the XP MCE machine you sucessfully repaired via P.S.
Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... Press the F8 key to continue: (3) Windows XP Setup will now search for any previous installations of Windows and will give you the option to repair it. Reply Jayoung says: May 28, 2008 at 10:23 pm Thanks for the warning! who the heck thinks THAT is a feasible solution to get SP3 to work??
Saga LoutApr 5, 2013, 8:59 AM Re-reading your first post about the serial key, the precise answer is that you need to use the key from the Pro CD when installing, Reply Gary says: May 29, 2008 at 1:04 pm response to: Andre "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCONTROLSET001SERVICESINTEPPM Click on this folder then go to the right colum, right click on the "start"and modify the data Reply homi sethna says: May 17, 2008 at 7:25 pm Absolutely no problems with XP SP3, have two systems and IBM desktop with a P4 3.2, 2MB memory and a Dell