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if nothing I might be able to save a a copy of the xp recovery cd in .iso format somewhere for people to burn themselves if i can find the disk Why would you think that? ;)posted by COD at 1:28 PM on January 18, 2010 Yes, first ensure that Windows XP has been patched to at least Service Pack 2. You can check ebay or other places though too... I am trying to fix this problem for them but am having some trouble maybe someone here can help me I would be willing to help you out with any networking

The problem is that after I boot from the CD, I get a dialogue line that says "setup is inspecting your computer's hardware configuration" and then the screen goes black and Then I tried to use the F10 hp recovery which did nothing at all. If not, use something like Autopatcher. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Need help with windows xp home edition install This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/need-help-with-windows-xp-home-edition-install-62239/

I also tried to load up a copy of ERD Commander 2005 to see if I could at least pull off their pictures and what not just in case we needed Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I had home edition on the computer before, so I figure it should be good to go. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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  4. Everything works fine now except that he can't get it connected to a wireless network.

One of the icons in Network Settings takes you to your wireless settings. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Note•The Help topics in Help and Support Center are specific to the WindowsXP operating system. Every time they boot their computer it gets just before the user logon screen and two errors pop up then it reboots.

More than likely the C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\USERINIT.EXE file was damaged, quarantined, or deleted.Do you have the Windows XP CD or access to another working system where you can burn a disk to copy All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices caret-downclockcommentemailfacebookfeedgo-to-bottomgo-to-topheartlog-outmoonpencilsearch-whitetwittercoglistusermefi-shirtbracketed-plusdown-arrowhtml-bracket-lefthtml-bracket-rightslashtwo-linesboldclosehyperlinkicon_19502icon_248icon_299italicmedia1media2media4media5media7media8musicnote Ask MetaFilter querying the hive mind Log In Sign Up MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk More Best Of No, it's a new disc I got for free from my university because I lost the original restore disc (I've had this computer for about 6 years now). see here Please...

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Then download the machine drivers and other software that came with it from the Sony website. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/179941/need-help-for-windows-xp-home-install-issue/ Need help for Windows XP Home Install Issue Started by hojason , Nov 14 2008 02:32 PM Please log in to reply 3 replies to this topic #1 hojason hojason Members Perhaps getting a restore disk from the manufacturer, if available, is the best way. It's easy!

How do I do it? $GB Display Error in Windows XP Home 32 Bit More resources See also solved Help error with instaling windows 7 home perimum. CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers I'm using a desktop computer. Please try again now or at a later time.

There may of been an error on one of the 6 boot floppys. I don't know whether the Dell wireless utility is preferable to the windows default, but it's worth switching in case the problem is some setting or compatibility issue in the Dell Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? All posts copyright their original authors.

please help if you can and thank you in advance. =) ohawfee157, Aug 24, 2011 #1 DavidHB New Member Re: WIN XP Home Need help on what to do with If it is not an Upgrade then it should be bootlable and you may need to go into your BIOS settings and select that the CD is the first to start, Back to top #4 Albert Frankenstein Albert Frankenstein Members 2,707 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Michigan, USA Local time:11:06 AM Posted 15 November 2008 - 12:36 PM Personally, I do not know

Back to top #3 hojason hojason Topic Starter Members 7 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:06 AM Posted 14 November 2008 - 05:41 PM Oh you're kidding me.

And we wonder why people "pirate" software? Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. OR INSERT BOOT MEDIA IN SELECTED BOOT DEVICE AND PRESS A KEY" Sorry for the caps. Is there any way to get around this or do I have to order a new restore disc (or get a new motherboard)?

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Xp Install by rattlinbones / February 3, 2005 8:33 PM PST In reply to: Need help with windows xp home edition install Did Related Questions How do I protect my PC while surfing the net? You don't format the drive. I have researched how to use this and such.

But I don't know what to do after as even if I have the recovery disk it doesn't work. (Sony Vaio Recovery and Documentation Disc for the RS Series.) I restarted However we did make back up files when we purchaced the pc. Ideally, have the drivers and software install files ready on a CD before you start the install process. at 11:44 AM on January 18, 2010 XP didn't have wireless support originally - it was added in a service pack, don't remember if it was sp1 or 2.

Asked to reboot the system.When system tried to reboot I am getting Blue screen with following error:STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error}The Session Manager Initialization system process terminated unexpectedly with a status I still had to use the six floppy disks.Reloaded with the 6 floppies and went as far as before with the same message, even after I chose "D" to delete rather January 25, 2009 Best way to switch a virus-riddled Eee running XP... Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

I've fixed this problem for people in the past (problems with wireless after a fresh install of windows on a laptop). From what I recall, the first two things to check would be: (Sorry, I'm far away from home with only Macs on hand, so I can't give you the exact path, It's a Sony Vaio Version / Model : PCV-RS402 ------------------PCV-2246 CPU: 2.80c GHZ Intel Pentium 4 with Hyper Threading HDD: 120 GB (7200 rpm) and to also add that I used If you didnt clean the cd itself already.

It's a Dell Inspiron 1300.posted by spinto at 11:15 AM on January 18, 2010 If you go to this support page, and enter the proper ID for your machine, it will Does anyone have any ideas about what's going on and how I can fix this? Ask MetaFilter is where thousands of life's little questions are answered. boot with CDrom first not floppy and then try to boot with the cd.

All Activity Home Malwarebytes for Home Support Malwarebytes 3.0 Need help XP Home Blue screen Privacy Policy Contact Us Back to Top Malwarebytes Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. × If you cannot get the recovery disks, try installing a normal, good copy of Windows XP Home (assuming you can, say, borrow an install disk from a friend), using the install