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Old August 30th 05, 09:57 PM
Myfanwy
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Default Uninstalling with xp cd/using sp2

I am trying to reinstall windows xp using the cd I have, but when i tried to
it said it was impossible because it was outdated, 2002. When I looked at the
disk it was someyear-2001. I recently online installed service pack 2. Is
this why it can't install?
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Old August 30th 05, 10:17 PM
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You need to perform a Repair installation, then re-apply any updates =
since your CD was manufactured.

Repair the Windows XP Installation=20

Configure your computer to start from the CD-ROM drive. For more =
information about how to do this, please refer to your computer's =
documentation or contact your computer manufacturer.=20

Remove any floppy disks and ZIP disks from their respective drives. =
Insert your Windows XP compact disc (CD) into your CD-ROM drive or =
DVD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.=20

(You can also boot with a Windows 98/Me Startup disk with CD support and =
run WINNT.EXE in the I386 folder on the CD)

When the "Press any key to boot from CD" message is displayed on your =
screen, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.=20

When you see the following message displayed on the Welcome to Setup =
screen, press ENTER:=20
To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.=20

At this point an option to press R to enter the Recovery Console is =
displayed. Do not select this option.=20

On the Windows XP Licensing Agreement screen, press F8 to agree to the =
license agreement.=20

Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in =
the box, and then press the R key to repair Windows XP.=20

Follow the instructions on the screen to complete Setup.=20


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Old August 30th 05, 10:30 PM
Jerry
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You will have to slipstream the original XP CD with the SP2 download and
then burn a new CD which will become an XP w/SP2 CD. A Google search on
slipstream will give instructions or download AutoStreamer from he
http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showforum=89

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I am trying to reinstall windows xp using the cd I have, but when i tried
to
it said it was impossible because it was outdated, 2002. When I looked at
the
disk it was someyear-2001. I recently online installed service pack 2. Is
this why it can't install?



 




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