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Home Email HFS Network Nexus IAM Registration Software licensing Telecoms WebLearn Research skills toolkit CONNECT Identity & access Chorus Themes Administrative Systems (3)Business Intelligence (2) Help, Support and Desktop (279)Service Desk I hoped that wiping the second drive would give a clean slate and Ubuntu could create root, main, and swap partitions on its own where they should be. The problem happened when trying to install an update to AVG 2011. Some advice is given on doing this in a separate document. Source

Ubuntu should show no OS and I can safely let it install GRUB and OS on the second drive automatically without worry of ruining XP or partitioning incorrectly. Thank you Attached Thumbnails Back to top Report #2 Mark Ingram Mark Ingram Advanced Member Moderators 1,532 posts Posted 04 July 2016 - 07:17 PM Hi nekto, I've been I'd be interested to know if anyone else is experiencing this problem. Lastly I did my woman's pc a month ago.

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I have a very controlled environment set up to use and test my hardware and software. dgr_874 Member Posts 543 Posts 09-12-2015, 08:57 AM #27   Nevermind Last edited by dgr_874; 09-12-2015 at 09:13 AM. To display this menu, you need to power off your computer and then restart it.

Before that, I installed the windows update it required. That's not it either (I think). However after the upgrade I get some random clicks from the drive which are a little concerning... Windows Xp Download Then I did the HTPC some 2 months ago, and again, no problems.

Page 2 of 4 First 1234 Last Jump to page: Results 26 to 50 of 96 18Likes Top All This Page LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks   Bookmark & Share Digg Factory Reset Windows Xp It started up normal but them I got a blue screen with blue writing saying I have damage to my computer and it restarted on a loop. Once XP is installed your should be able to install Vista on the other partition. thanks guys for posting such valuable info.

ANd I was wrong when I said that Illustrator suddenly started to work normally. Windows Xp Iso In this step, you will create a new partition for Windows XP to use.

Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, highlight the line that says Unpartitioned space. System Restore restores the previous Windows XP configuration, and then restarts the computer. Not critical, but I'd like to be able to at least copy stored data back and forth between them.

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Keep in mind that once you delete all of the information from this drive (as we'll do in a future step), the action is not reversible!

Tip: A Windows XP Repair Install To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R. Repair Windows Xp Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy
Windows Xp Cd Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter chuck77083 Member Posts 1 Posts 11-12-2015, 05:04 PM #34   The same thing happened to me.

sections below before moving on to the troubleshooting steps! this contact form I was hoping this would be the simplest method, but my ignorance may be showing here. Why is air not sucked off the earth? All was well, the PC worked fine with win7. Windows Xp System Restore

I tried to re-install it and now the hardrive isn't even recognized by the Windows7 software. Reply Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter xandros9 likes this. Back to top Report #11 peterapas peterapas Newbie Members 4 posts LocationIreland Posted 05 July 2016 - 09:28 PM Yeah, I'm starting to think that DLLs got broken somehow and have a peek here And no, there was no virus or other nasty stuff in the machine - just old and well known ability of the Windows family OS' to accumulate errors in vast space

Before we move on to more complicated steps, here are a few relatively minor issues that I've encountered after some Windows updates, along with their likely solutions:Problem: Some websites are inaccessible How To Install Windows 7 When I clicked on the AVG icon the options appeared 'greyed out' and there were no components showing? But this is still weird, since PNGs have both 32 and 24 bit color depth and are displaying just fine.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

Discovered it too late, lots of work wasn't updated... i tried to upgrade from avg 8.5 to 9.0 and it stopped half way through. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Windows 10 I bought new one, installed W7 again.

We're giving away an unlocked Alcatel Idol 4S! As Mark already posted back and told you the actual file you sent was fine and it's just the preview in Windows that is causing you a problem. The initial boot took over 45 minutes and I was unable to open any applications, including Firefox. (this was while the hard drive was thrashing endlessly). Check This Out Then I upgraded it to win10 again...

Click Next > when complete.

In the next window (not shown), enter the Windows XP product key. I have 40GB HD and 750MB of RAM. I never did figure out how the bogus numbers got in there but resetting them fixed my problems. Reinstalling Windows If your Windows system is still not starting up correctly, you may need to consider completely re-installing your system.

Be careful not to remove partitions that you may be using as this will remove all data from those partitions permanently.

11 Choose a Partition Size Windows XP Clean Install -