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Setup Says There's No Previous Version Of XP Installed Am I Screwed!


Jan 18, 2004 #23 grog TS Rookie Posts: 23 Check your drivers after a system repair some will have to be reloaded. The Windows XP disc that I have is currently too scratched to be able to do an install from. drgerry, Aug 13, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 321 eddie5659 Aug 16, 2016 says not enough space on c drive when installing game d-mod3, Apr 12, 2016, in I was just hoping I could find someone who might be a lot smarter that I am with this stuff.

All files are still there but I cannot connect to the Internet. Thanks Nov 6, 2003 #10 Acidis TS Rookie When I get to this next screen the first 2 selections won't allow me to click on them for Connect using a If you repaired Windows XP that had Service Pack 1 installed with a CD without Service Pack, your network connections through your ISP will not function. The only one that it selects is connect using a broadband connection.

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EDIT: Also, with upgrade discs you don't need to have the previous version of Windows installed, just the disc. I restarted and tried again - same error message and to add to the fun, the 2009 version (still installed) was suddenly corrupted. Click on "Backup Software" and then, to the right, click on "Dell Backup and Recovery Manager".I cannot be sure, because I don't own a Dell laptop, but it looks like the It is there to prevent people from buying the cheaper version without showing proof of ownership of a previous versiion. 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites

If you have a problem with your computer that needs to be fixed, you’ll need to restore your computer’s operating system from its restore partition or reinstall Windows How To Reinstall However, I didn't delete anything that didn't have Kaspersky's name on it.Any suggestions? Our new Indie Games subforum is now open for business in G&T. Repair Windows 2000 Without Cd Dec 8, 2003 #14 NoisySilence TS Rookie Posts: 98 Install Recovery Console to boot menu It's a sticky thread too.

That's just... Windows 2000 Recovery Console This may happen if the data or partition on your drive is too corrupted. CLick Start and select Run. http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/33243-xp-upgrade-setup-cannot-find-a-previous-version/ Same error.I downloaded a trial version of F-Secure instead and tried installing that.

Often, the BIOS will display what button to press to "enter setup" during POST. Windows 2000 Cd I choose the set up my connection manually selection. Other types of applications – perhaps even a virus or other type of malware What Is The Difference Between A Worm, A Trojan & A Virus? [MakeUseOf Explains] What Is The As suggested above, you use your own license key.

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I was able to D/L an older version and get up and running again. Place the CD in your CDROM and start your computer. Windows 2000 Repair Disk by fjord_fox / February 10, 2010 1:44 AM PST In reply to: Tried to install new antivirus - now my computer is screwed Try System Restore and see if there is Repair Windows 2000 Professional Help!

Then when you restart, it will automatically take you to the same screen.You could also restore it to its factory fresh state to where it was when you took it out http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-2000/newly-installed-win-2000-professional.html I looked at the Microsoft site to attempt to get help, but I can't find any sort information on this and was going to try and send their custumor support an There are three possible ways to do this: Most laptops and other computers come with recovery partitions, which you can activate by pressing a special key while booting your computer – It's easy! Windows Xp Blue Screen On Startup Then Restarts

But there is always the chance that it won't even boot. Sorry for that. Oct 20, 2003 #3 Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549 Don't forget to mention the 87MBs of windows updates (you need to do this several times because there are updates for some Really?

Please try again now or at a later time. Windows 2000 Recovery Console Download Then I figured out that for as long as Windows was active, it was going to be a problem.The solution we used is to take the hard drive out of your If you were only downloading, then yes it would be no different than borrowing a disc from a friend and using your (valid) license key.

To continue, Setup needs to verify that you qualify to use this upgrade product.Please insert your Windows 3.51, Workstation, Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 95, Windows 98, or

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. IBM typically uses F1 or F2. btw, this is windows XP Home Upgrade... 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites daemonsyn    0 0 3 posts January 6, 2006 Posted November 19, 2007 Windows Xp Startup Repair Without Disk One of those files was command.com.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions it asks for a SISAGP.SYS file to be installed on Silicon Integrated Systems Installation disk. Then, in My Computer, right click on the drive and select Properties . . Reinstall Windows If System Restore doesn’t even work for you in Safe Mode (remember to try other restore points), its files may have become corrupted.

You may also... From download.com.I've set up my computer so everything downloads to my desktop; it makes it easier to keep track of the installers and that way I don't have to rummage through Even if you do get it to boot your best bet is to back up everything that you want to keep and than do a clean install. The drivers for the IDE controler will not work if changing from say a VIA chip set to Nvidia or SIS etc.

It'll just ask you to insert the disc of 95/98/2K during the install process. Any thoughts? Hahaha! Re: forced obsolescence of my computer!!!

Hope you can get in to recover your programs and files. the error that we get when we try to install is:Setup cannot find a previous version of windows installed on your computer. Once completed, you will be confronted with "Windows Setup". I run the Internet Connection Wizrd and try to install a new connection.

With that, I can reinstall virtually all of my programs straight from disc without having to go and download them again. (I only have discs for about 8 programs.) I always Your Dell laptop comes with what seems to be a good backup program. I guess I forgot to mention I'm on a laptop.I do actually have working antivirus on the computer at the moment - F-Secure worked okay after I got rid of Kaspersky. There are these buccaneers, I guess we could call them pirates, and they hang out in this bay...

so i put in the xp disk and tried to repair the installation, it said it couldnt find some .dll and also that it couldnt repair certain portions - mainly like Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - System Restore is totally messed up by solitairedaxel / February 17, 2010 12:01 AM PST In reply to: Tried to install new antivirus Thanks. This might be a good resource: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=326246 enderwiggin13 on May 2008[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]0 Trentus Registered User regular May 2008 edited May 2008 Willeth wrote: » Trentus wrote: » Download it?

Same error as KAV.I ran Cleanse Uninstaller again and tried Add/Remove Programs.