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My computer is a Dell XPS M1730 with Windows XP SP3. Anyways, updates shortly! And then recreate the C: Partition (NTFS) by pressing 'C'. i was stuck a wholl week with that thing. navigate here

Sep 14, 2010 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Seems the Cd is damaged or dirty. my pc has an am3+ board with pciexpress slots and 4gb ram. Because you need to clear the HDD via a complete reformat, then try to install Windows. WARNING: This is your last chance to back out of the reinstallation process by pressing the Esc key. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-professional-sp3-cant-install

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krosloniec49426 June 18, 2009 2:51:10 AM I searched the web for the Pxe-e61 message and it means an OS cannot be found and it's trying to boot from a network. Safe Mode Safe Mode with Networking Safe Mode with Command Prompt Last Known Configuration Start Windows Normally" I tried using last known good configuration as well as booting up normally but Perhaps it was wrong.

No, create an account now. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Select OK to undo changes that have been made." I then clicked the OK button to undo the changes. To begin the Windows XP clean install process, you will need to boot from the Windows XP CD.

Watch for a Press any key to boot from CD...

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 Windows Xp Usb Install During installation, the Regional and Language Options window will appear.

The first section allows you to change the default Windows XP language and the default location. If so, you may have a number of entries here. I even phoned the manufacturer of my PC and talked to the Tech guys and they suspected it was a corrupted BIOS.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. I thought something is wrong my new HP laptop. The Welcome to Microsoft Windows screen appears next, informing you that the next few minutes will be spent setting up your computer.

Click Next ->.

28 Wait for Internet Connectivity Check Windows XP Clean All Rights Reserved.

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Installing Ubuntu will overwrite Windows on your 'C' drive, so it's worth trying as it's free, and only takes 20 minutes to do.Click to expand... http://ccm.net/forum/affich-117209-can-t-boot-windows-xp-reinstallation-cd So, I then pulled out the HDD and placed it in a usb converter to see if the HDD is bad but it works fine on other computers. How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 Can't find your answer ? Help!

If your computer stopped responding, restarted unexpectedly or was automatically shut down to protect your files and folders, choose Last Known Good Configuration to revert to the most recent settings that check over here Examine the CD surface for scratches. thanks a lot for the advise. If I could get something started, I could probably fix it.

solved Windows XP Won't Install After Slipstreaming Drivers? All you have to worry about is drivers. Many thanks. his comment is here krosloniec49426 June 17, 2009 6:34:46 PM Under "Main" you have: system time, system date, Notebook model, system board id, Processor type, processor speed, system memory, BIOS version, KBC version, serial number

I formatted the drive once even then the same problem. Helpful +43 Report bASE_dbguy Oct 9, 2009 at 09:50 AM Hey Guys, I was running into this problem too. I then accept the agreement by pressing F8.

Report fridone- Jun 17, 2010 at 12:48 AM you are awesome.....thanks a lot for the tips.

By The Way, I keep exploring my PC's BIOS and now I fix my problem. I have deleted and recreated Partition using BootIt(TM) Next Generation because I want to do multiple OS on this laptop. It probably says Partition1 or System though yours may be different. More users can be entered from within Windows XP after installation is complete.

After entering the account name(s), click Next -> to continue.

32 Finish Final Setup of Windows XP Windows XP Clean

Since that doesn't work I am trying to use my usb dvd/cd rom drive to install an os. The Windows Setup screen will appear and a number of files and drivers necessary for the setup process will load.

Toward the beginning of this process, a message will appear that Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? weblink Hope this helps someone.

Report shohel- Apr 26, 2010 at 11:43 AM Thanks its working :) Report sandman- Apr 28, 2010 at 09:33 AM It works!!!! I'm in much need of help and any insight would be very appreciated. Now, I had to do this becouse of a virus (?). have another one for replacement.

After several failed installs,(different faults each time), I changed my old 'Creative' CD drive for a new 'Philips' 5232 CD drive. The Old HDD was doing the same thing, however Partition Table Doctor 3.5 was stating a bad partition table and could not fix it. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Is there any way you can put it into another PC and try to load XP?

XP did not come with SATA drivers, and there are hoops to jump through before it will install properly. is there something I am missing, does anyone have any ideas on this. This will become the size of the C drive, the main drive on your PC that Windows XP will install to. Next option is copy the entire installation disk onto either the hard drive (a separate partition) or a plug-in USB drive and boot from something else, switch to the copied image

Can your PC run 64 bit XP? Register now Not a member yet? The screen will automatically revert to the previous setting in 20 seconds.

27 Begin Final Set Up of Windows XP Windows XP Clean Install - Step 27 of 34. I had to go through about 6 hours of work using this method to take a test computer from Windows 7 64-bit, to Windows Server 2003.

Thank u very very much, this is what realy called HELP. I am having the same issue.