Xp Repair Install Hangs
you must remove all the newer files on the disk that "supersedes" the older files on the cd. I also tried reverting back to a restore point. Any ideas? from your sp2 cd.
To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. No luck. don't know what else to do (other than reformatting, which i really don't want to do). Thanks, treee Aug 12, 2008 #18 derbyp TS Rookie Laptop - XP home repair hanging on 34 mins Hi, I had the same problem with the installation hanging at 34
So I >> > decided to do a repair installation of Windows XP. LCD2Jun 6, 2009, 11:20 PM After googling & browsing through tons of pages I found several solutions. However, when the install > > finished and the splash screen came up with the words: Please Wait, the > > process began to hang. So I restarted the installation, but now it hangs > > at > > the first install screen after the first reboot.
Keep in mind that if the repair works, you will need to re-install XP SP3 all over again. One is that I don't have that file. Also read: Non Destructive Repair of XP by Fred Langa: http://www.informationweek.com/windows/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=189400897 How to perform an in-place upgrade (reinstallation) of Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315341 Fred Langa: http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=189400897 -- JS http://www.pagestart.com "anoyed" <> wrote I would have liked > >> >> > to get back into Windows to deactivate iTunes (this particular physical > >> >> > machine is registered 3 times due to reinstalls).
Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Just follow the instructions posted at one of the web sites below, read each of the steps carefully so you understand what you will be doing a step by step before Jul 1, 2007 #16 MorpheusX TS Rookie Can't belive the solution was so simple I was so frustrated with it hanging at 34 minutes no matter what I did that I So I >> >> >> > decided to do a repair installation of Windows XP.
Rename (same as windows - right click rename) SAM to SAM.bak. Check This Out I have tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had no success. After many many many retries I: 1. Tried installing the windows version of DLG to the HD from the CD and it worked but won't launch from there either.
Just a question. from > >> >> your sp2 cd. > >> >> > >> >> the reason you need > >> >> to format first is because > >> >> you cannot downgrade Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://0pacity.com/xp-repair/xp-repair-pro-6.html What you could try is moving all the files in C:\Windows\INF to a temp folder such as C:\tempinf, then run setup again.
Thanks! > anoyed, Jul 28, 2009 #3 JS Guest Before you go to the extreme of re-installing Windows, try the Repair Install one more time. This is nice because with that I can browse the d drive and try to launch files. No difference.
Thanks for the links too. first and via the a/r programs. How can I fix this. Creating your account only takes a few minutes.
Anything else I could try first though? bob Sep 12, 2005 #9 mrbaseball2usa TS Rookie Having the same problems with XP Pro on an older Compaq Presario 2700T. 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. have a peek here However, I have forgotten the password to the Administrator > account, which is apparently required to use the Recovery Console.
But it did nothing for the installation hang up (though it did cause the monitor cycle through power save mode repeatedly with the screen going black then resuming the installation screen Now your system is >> >> >> >> >> buggered up and >> >> >> >> >> you need to do a clean install. (That means erasing your hard >> >> Also, I have repaired >> >> >> > Windowws XP Service Pack 3 with a Service Pack 2 disc before, so thats >> >> >> > probably not why it is Still restarted.
I have >> >> >> > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had >> >> >> > no success. >> >> >> > >> >> >> But that isn't the issue. then you might try the following commands at the disk prompt>: chkdsk /p fixboot fixmbr then "exit", remove cd and see how your system boots. ----------------- incidentally, the fixmbr will provide ps.
So I > > decided to do a repair installation of Windows XP. So I restarted the installation, but now it hangs > at > the first install screen after the first reboot. Using the site is easy and fun. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.
in order to use your sp2 cd for a repair installation, you would need to uninstall the sp3 update from the o.s.