you dont need to format the drive, simply delete C:\Windows and C:\ProgramFiles so windows start fresh.Click to expand... This is my business computer and can't really afford to do a complete new install of windows and lose a lot of information. Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. by Zouch / April 14, 2013 1:15 AM PDT In reply to: Windows xp stuck after repair install It really depends on how old your latest backup is. have a peek here
Browse to the location of the SAM hive which would be Windows/System32/config. However, when the install > finished and the splash screen came up with the words: Please Wait, the > process began to hang. Nov 15, 2009 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Topic Status: Not open for further Thanks! > >> anoyed, Jul 28, 2009 #9 db Guest "because it carefully deletes Windows and reinstalls everything." actually, the above wouldn't be a "repair installation" but what you are page
unfortunately, I have never needed a program to recover the administrator passwords. I did try something lilke that before. It does the install, but during the configuration section it gets stuck right at the beginning at 39 minutes remaining. Already have an account?
How can I fix this. This is the first time I encountered such a problem. It's then a simple operation to copy your user directories to the USB drive. Setup Is Starting Windows Xp Stuck Also, I have repaired Windowws XP Service Pack 3 with a Service Pack 2 disc before, so thats probably not why it is now hanging.
Click on the HDD that has windows,it's probably sda1, and the File Manager will open. Nov 11, 2006 #14 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 you can take it and use it as a slave on another PC or use a live OS like Knoppix or Ubuntu 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. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-xp-home-repair-install-hangs-at-35-minutes-remaining.20255/ All versions of Knoppix from version 3 at least will read NTFS files as well as FAT and FAT32 but some later versions may need the hard disk "mounted" in the
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Safe mode by Jenarae28 / April 12, 2013 1:37 PM PDT In reply to: Contradiction What I mean is I tried to boot No more progress (and I have left the PC on overnight to see if it does progress). I'm trying to avoid a clean install, as I need to > > deactivate iTunes if I am going to reformat the drive. > > > > I've done both clean Unplug your HDD and check it on clean system with good antivurus app (Kaspersky, Symantec, Panda).Seventh, in rare cases there could be deleted some system files, so if nothing works try
I was unable to click ok close out or anything. After many many many retries I: 1. Windows Xp Freezes During Installation Can I create a new partition on the drive and do a clean install of XP? Windows Xp Setup Stuck I might also suspect the HDD. 2 Serrano OP Malcolm6953 Oct 31, 2012 at 4:07 UTC I agree with Jim9456 There was a big problem with Capacitors between
Yükleniyor... http://3swindows.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-recovery-iso.html Had problems with my PC, namely: Media Player not working 'Internal Application error' Start -> Search -> Files or Folers >> Search Results window animated dog appears but no popup bubble Jan 29, 2005 #4 Guigsy1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 when i boot it goes directly into the reinstall setup, i've been able to get most of the stuff onto I would have liked > >> > to get back into Windows to deactivate iTunes (this particular physical > >> > machine is registered 3 times due to reinstalls). > >> 34 Minutes Timer
Click here to Register a free account now! I am asking primarily about the fact that the installation repair is getting hung up. Similar Topics Please help...Windows XP SP3 setup hangs/freezes at 34/35 minutes Aug 17, 2010 XP repair hangs at 34 minutes Jun 8, 2007 Windows XP (Home edition) hangs on fresh Install. Check This Out So I restarted the installation, but now it hangs at > >> >> >> > the first install screen after the first reboot.
Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable So I > >> >> > decided to do a repair installation of Windows XP. It keeps stalling/freeing before it finishes.
Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Windows xp stuck after repair install The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Get the answer amazingfunkstaFeb 6, 2008, 4:16 AM Msk... from >> >> your sp2 cd. >> >> >> >> the reason you need >> >> to format first is because >> >> you cannot downgrade a >> >> system, only FibreOP Internet fast after...
Try replacing the sata / IDE cables and if it still fails, replace the hard drive. 2 Jalapeno OP Jim9456 Oct 31, 2012 at 2:28 UTC How old I then wanted to boot up to disable the auto restart, but the system restore just started up again. But I doubt this would be applicable to your PC since it was an AGP shared memory issue with a certain notebook. this contact form Thank you!
I repeated the chkdsk /r and again I got a message that one or more errors were found and repaired. I have done this before, but for some reason it won't work this time. -- HELP "db" wrote: > you may have used the > repair option to initiate > the Also, I >> >> >> >> > have repaired >> >> >> >> > Windowws XP Service Pack 3 with a Service Pack 2 disc before, >> >> >> >> > I've done both clean and repair installs before and I have a pretty good idea on how they work. -- HELP "db" wrote: > ok, then you need > to format
the only way to do this is to format the disk. ANY suggestions are welcome!Plllleeeeaaaase help meeeeee! Ekle Bu videoyu daha sonra tekrar izlemek mi istiyorsunuz? Back to top Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous
I also tried reverting back to a restore point. How can I fix this. Any ideas? ps.