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don't use the Quick Format... Next you will get the option to repair or enter setup, choose to enter setup. Logged in and all appeared to be working well. mason on April 25, 2009 awsome for the code thnks alot!!!

Of course, most installers do not use an OEM version, but a manufactures CD which may come with a driver set. But to sum it up, I followed his instructions to locate the winnt.sif on the CD and there was, the working product key! D's Windows XP System Setup Disk Look for bootdisk essentials Allows you to boot from a single floppy disk, partition and format the drive and then begin the XP installation from moi on November 26, 2008 i desperately need help ugrading media center edition to winxp pro sp3.

I think my sister also upgraded her pc with the disc before returning it to me. If you are using the XP boot floppy setup disks skip to step #5. 4. There it was in the unattend.txt file!!!! Another consideration of concern would be a power failure during the repair install could render your system un bootable and result in loss of data.

Sounds like Ihad nothing to worry about, but always better to know that in advance.Thanks to all for the quick responses.Later.James AnonymousAug 12, 2005, 12:13 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More The two mentioned have the ability to restore individual files from the images. *See the link below for the ultimate user friendly illustrated guide on the valuable XP transition tool F.A.S.T Type: attrib -h -r -s C:\boot.ini del C:\boot.ini 2. Restore from Files and Settings transfer after reinstalling all applications.

But all you have to do is use the phone number instead of using the Internet. saved my life! If you are sure you have explored all other troubleshooting avenues, then proceed with the repair install. What you cannot do is to reuse the old software version on anothercomputer.

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. It wasn't in the exact folder for mine. It helped me a lot to search product key for my win xp cd ishaq on January 19, 2009 i have got a hcl windows xp cd its coa no. All good.

I don't know what to try next. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/56195-45-upgrade-home Dmanz on April 19, 2009 For all of those that are having problems: The numbers listed in the unattend.txt are ONLY the number that the OEM manufacturer uses to do an Have all software ready to install and all CD Keys that needed to use to install. I assume you CAN slipstream it onto the install CD so the install sees it as a later version.. 0 mirage May 2009 edited May 2009 Hawk wrote: That makes more

The one that showed up for me did not work, but XP8BF-F8HPF-PY6BX-K24PJ-TWT6M ended up working. (It is still installing, I'm not sure if I'll need another key later). The XP8BF code worked beautifully! it works…. court Trump immigration order affects business Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent...

Saved me some money! Personalize your XP Enter your Name and Organization. 19. chrisroq on May 19, 2009 illeagalalien was correcect the easydesk.com cdreader worked likea charm. I Try wins XP Pro SP2 : CD87T-HFP4C-V7X7H-8VY68-W7D7M in UNATTEND.TXT.

But I have found the Upgrade Version WXPP has some bad disks. This should fix any boot.ini errors causing setup not to see the XP OS install. 5. I managed to find it and I'm glad.

However, they don't always have restore disks for older machines.

Thanks. The volume label for the CD is WXPFPP_EN.From the Internet, that is Windows XP Pro RTM (Gold) Retail !!!! I downloaded XP Pro slip streamed with SP3 - Retail, from Microsoft (We are gold partners). Say goodbye to the MS-DOS command prompt It had a good 36-year run, but its day is done.