http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm blues_harp28, Dec 8, 2011 #2 ropin1 Thread Starter Joined: Jan 26, 2010 Messages: 29 i know that and that is what i have tried. The time now is 05:28 PM. Should I go on with "ESC"?Or... The selection of each option is hidden behind an optional "Advanced" button on the 4th or 5th screen and if you choose "normal" restore defaults you get a complete over-right of http://3swindows.com/windows-xp/no-repair-option-windows-xp-cd.html
You should concentrate on getting your files if you want to save some of them. Could it be that the OEM edition does not have the repair feature? I'm using the exact same CD I used to load it. "XP Pro full w/SP2". Stay logged in Sign up now!
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Thanks Barbara Ann...I had suspected that there may be a restriction on that Dell CD but none of the Dell Techs knew that!! 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. Their exact explanation was that if the system could not be "repaired" then the "R" option on the third screen would not be available. No Repair Option Windows 7 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?
E-Mail Just Now From Xfinity..100Mbps [ComcastXFINITY] by hayc59287. Xp Repair Option Not Showing Missing system file but can't run "Repair" option from CD solved After restarting my computer with XP, the bootmgr file is missing. This can occur if:1) There is a defect with your hard disk.2) There is a missing/unreadable hive or hives in your registry.3) There is a problem with your file system, your http://arstechnica.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=122033 It then comes down to making a new CD from your original with SP2 using "slipstreaming" which you can GOOGLE for..."On the first and the third tip I was OK because
i get past the screen where you have to press F8 but i dont get the option to repair but just to delete the partition and install windows xp fresh. Windows Xp Recovery Console Iso To get the repair option the XP CD setup routine must see certain files on the disk. Second, if you have Norton goback installed and functioning you must disable it while doing repair installation.Third, some OEM CD´s don´t repair installation without special technique. So my CD does not have the repair capability, and that's too> bad :^(> > Am I right in guessing there is no third-party software that would do> the job of
Setup will recognize the existing installation and then ask if you want to repair it.JP That path will take you to a reinstall. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/windows-xp-repair-option-not-coming-up/1ab72e07-b24f-450f-926b-ff879d8e6142 ropin1, Dec 8, 2011 #9 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Windows 7 Repair Option Not Showing Another option may be to do a fresh install on a different drive, then set up your current drive as a slave, and recover data from it. · actions · 2006-Nov-17 No Recovery Console Windows Xp Cd Click here to join today!
Ideally, I would like to import everything: data,programs and their configuration (registry?), OS configuration (systemfiles, file associations, drivers...)Please tell me it's possible! have a peek at these guys All Applications that place keys in the registry will need to be re-installed. I just get the option to overwrite, which I don't want to do as there is some stuff in My Documents that I need to keep. share|improve this answer answered Sep 3 '09 at 22:06 Rob Allen 1,20641930 1 Both the CD and the HD are Pro. Repair Windows Xp Using Recovery Console
Andy #6 addoraa, Dec 28, 2005 Blain Lifer Joined: Oct 9, 1999 Messages: 23,642 Likes Received: 2 The only "repair" jobs that I've been happy with are changing MBs/CPUs. It almost always ends with a clean install because even if I get back into windows its buggy. The R for Recovery console is there, but not the 2nd repair option. http://3swindows.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-usb.html Forgot your password?
After booting the XP installation CD the screen that gives you the option R to repair a previous install does not show up. Windows Xp Repair Command AnonymousJul 31, 2005, 9:33 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)As I asked before, * What is the Title on your XP CD? * What do you have exactly in terms Just before you select which partition to install Windows into, it'll scan for previous versions and give you an option to repair. #8 WobbleWobble, Dec 28, 2005 redbeard1 Diamond Member
If you know of some trick to do so please let me know.Thanks for your input.Joe P · actions · 2006-Nov-18 1:15 pm · RdKrytonPremium Memberjoin:2002-03-17Downingtown, PA
is there a way i can use that to try and fix the problem im facing. Loading... i get past the screen where you have to press f8 but i do not get the press R to repair option. this content This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.
All rights reserved. Should that matter? –SLaks Sep 3 '09 at 22:07 CD is SP2; HD I don't know (It's not mine), but is probably SP2 or SP3. –SLaks Sep 3 '09 However, they all will not have the an option to do a repair install over the top to save and use the existing install. i get the error message disk read error please restart.