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To do this in Windows XP, type the following command at a command prompt: del /a /f %windir%\system32\undo_guimode.txt From the Start menu, click Run. If you do not press a key, your PC will attempt to boot to the operating system that's currently installed on your hard drive. This step usually only takes a few seconds and no user intervention is necessary.

Note: No data files like word processor files, spreadsheet files, music files, photos, etc. Press F8 to agree to the Windows License Agreement. 7 Select your copy of Windows. his comment is here

This includes passwords, applications purchased and downloaded from the internet without CD support, financial records and folders, digital images that cannot be replaced............... Very important!! To correct the problem, the user must boot the computer with a Windows 95 or 98 Startup diskette or another bootable diskette with sys.com on it. Windows XP will appear to be installing itself for the first time, but it will retain all of your data and settings.

Can't boot from your CD? This may happen if the data or partition on your drive is too corrupted.Note: If you install a fresh copy, all data on that partition will be lost! We choose to truly perform a complete repair installation a few steps from now.

5 Read and Accept the Windows XP Licensing Agreement Windows XP Repair Install - Step 5 of When completed loading files, you will be presented with the following "Windows Setup" screen, and your first option.

This means that the system attempts to boot from the hard disk first, loading your installed copy of Windows. You will need to change the boot order so that your CD/DVD drive is the first boot device, followed by your hard drive. How-to repair Windows XP Started by admin , Dec 02 2003 04:28 PM Windows Repair How-to XP Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 Next » Please log in to reply This can be done when the PC is booted up with the CD installation.

Do not press any key because you will start another installation, just wait the installation to continue. To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3. After a few days of error-free operation, I get Stop Errors every now and then. Most users can choose the first option, "No, this computer is not on a network, or is on a network without a domain." 10 Wait for setup to finish.

It is an original retail version. After the license agreement, you will see a list of your drives. This may take a minute or two depending on your computer's speed.

19 Windows XP Reinstallation is Complete! Once you've entered the BIOS, navigate to the BOOT menu.

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  2. 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
  3. DO NOT select Recovery Console.
  4. I changed the boot order, I even downloaded the Windows Floppy to CD-ROM Booster.
  5. Would I still be able to recover my data?
  6. You must enter at least one name but can enter up to 5 here.
  7. The key varies from system to system, and will be displayed beneath the manufacturer's logo.
  8. Warnings A repair installation should not affect your personal data, but back everything important up just in case.
  9. Help answer questions Learn more 157 How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install Author: Michael Stevens MS-MVP 2001-2007 Web Michael Stevens Tech
  10. This backup should be located on a separate hard drive, CD, DVD, network storage, etc.

Several functions may not work. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/how-to-reinstall-or-repair-windows-xp/ About this wikiHow How helpful is this? Press Finish to complete repair. Once you've entered the BIOS, navigate to the BOOT menu.

If this happens, simply reboot and try to boot to the Windows XP CD again.

3 Press F6 to Install a Third Party Driver Windows XP Repair Install - Step 3 this content If not, look into a PCI IDE expansion card that supports large drives. Compaq users will usually have to press F10. Steps 1 Backup your data.

Thanks for voting! Community Q&A Search Add New Question Unanswered Questions I can't get to step 9? Back up your essential files to an external drive, CD/DVD, or another form of storage. http://3swindows.com/how-to/how-to-disable-windows-live-messenger-windows-7-at-startup.html Back up your essential files to an external drive, CD/DVD, or another form of storage.

A Repair Install will replace files altered by adware and malware, but will not fix an adware, malware problem. Previously, I have installed the XP Service Pack 2 prior to my motherboard meltdown. Press any key on you keyboard to start the Windows setup program.

Please submit your solution to fix the repair install option as not available.

Create a slipstreamed XP CD merging the SP1 or SP2 update. 2a Autostreamer for creating a slipstreamed CD the easy way. EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Computers and Electronics » Operating Systems » Windows » XP Instructions ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticlewikiHow to Do a Windows XP "Repair Install" Community Q&A After you computer reboots again, you will see the message Press any key to boot from CD.... So I ran Norton to see if there were any viruses.

Through the CD installation too, you can repair Windows XP. After completing [if Windows is still accessible] the steps listed to prevent data loss in warning #1 and you did not remedy the no boot situation, you can use an OEM Do you have more than one system, or lost your CD-KEY? check over here Windows repair will continue after restart.

At the bottom of the screen, you will see keys that you can press to navigate the options. After setup is complete, you will be taken to your Windows XP desktop. Copy these registry backups to another location before you perform an in-place upgrade/Repair Install. You should also track down your Windows Product Key in case you end up needing to do a complete reinstall.

Blaster worm warning: Do not immediately activate over the internet when asked, enable the XP firewall before connecting to the internet.