My guess is either the installed copy is a volume license key (a.k.a. At least that was the case on my 1.5yr old Compaq. XP stopped reading any CD - Please help! Their exact explanation was that if the system could not be "repaired" then the "R" option on the third screen would not be available.
All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? Windows Xp Repair Command Seems like the OEM version can do nothing other that install a fresh copy of XP.Compaq Laptop XP-homie OEMs now have a Compaq interface between the user and MS system restore Configure your computer to start from the CD-ROM drive. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion
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What I pray for is a possibility to recover*everything* with minimal effort, where *everything* means: - Programs and their configuration (I don't want to download,reinstall & reconfigure 50+ programs!) - OS Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Operating Systems Windows XP, 2000, 2003, NT Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful Windows 7 Repair Option Not Showing I have found if the Repair option is not available, XP is usually not repairable and will require a Clean install. Xp Repair Option Not Showing Type map and press enter.It will give you the drive letters.
Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. check over here OEM will usually overwrite your Windows folder so none of you old software will run, though I've seen a few that will allow it. Several functions may not work. ropin1, Dec 8, 2011 #7 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 That probably means that the drive is failing, as they all will. Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
If Repair is not one of the options, END setupJoe P»The Broadband Reports Windows XP FAQ »How do I repair Windows XP? · actions · 2006-Nov-17 9:00 pm · ABPremium Memberjoin:2006-04-04Ecuador I and the Dell Tech on the telephone with me used the CD that came with the PC and my Pro and Home CD and none of them would produce that If I select the partition, it warns me that there is already a Windows installation in that partition, and that it will be completely obliterated if I continue. (So I know his comment is here Did you read the previous post?
Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Windows Xp Recovery Console Iso Bill #11 bsobel, Dec 28, 2005 cubby1223 Lifer Joined: May 24, 2004 Messages: 13,494 Likes Received: 34 Originally posted by: Blain The only "repair" jobs that I've been happy with Know of any??
Setup will recognize the existing installation and then ask if you want to repair it.JP · actions · 2006-Nov-17 8:53 pm · joepwpbPremium Memberjoin:2000-12-15West Palm Beach, FL1 edit joepwpb Premium Member
AnonymousJul 31, 2005, 5:00 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)What is the Title on your XP CD? It's always worth the shot, if it doesn't work you're not in any worse shape. #12 cubby1223, Dec 28, 2005 sekser Senior member Joined: Jul 4, 2000 Messages: 395 Likes Nothing is likely going to fix it. No Repair Your Computer Option Windows Xp Type: BootCfg /Rebuild which will get rid of any damaged boot.ini, search the disk for systems and make a new one.
Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by sekser, Dec 27, 2005. Do not use that ESC option.You want the repair install to be on the same folder as before. Do you know what the "trick" is to get an XP CD to show the "R" option screen??ThanksJoe P I own and work on many Dell PC's and have never had weblink But I have had it where the PC still booted into the OS. · actions · 2006-Nov-18 11:42 am · joepwpbPremium Memberjoin:2000-12-15West Palm Beach, FL