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Enough is enough already that your OS 'can't run' from Boot Floppies and whatnot to run critical tools like fixboot and fixmbr. Back to top #49 Turtlee Turtlee Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:16 PM Posted 27 September 2009 - 12:35 PM Why install Vista when you get better with XP or However, my problem is my drive default is pointing to x:Sources. helderam says: 7 years ago Hello, How to recover MBR without installation disk ? http://offsethq.com/windows-vista/installing-vista-hp-64-bit.html

When asked whether to perform an Upgrade or a Custom (advanced) install, choose the Custom (advanced) option to perform a clean install of Vista. So, basically System recovery isn't detecting my operating system or either of my hard drives and I wonder if it even reads the Vista DVD after I get to that point So basically I still can’t get to the point where I can do a system restore, the CD seems to have helped a bit, but I still can’t actually boot windows Re:What a solution. (Score:5, Insightful) by B'Trey ( 111263 ) writes: on Thursday February 01, 2007 @10:00AM (#17843028) This is only a benefit for people who don't have a legitimate claim

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windows vista haha ← Related Links → Microsoft Applies To Patent DRM'ed OS Modules Vista Upgrades Require Presence of Old OS Become the Fifth Space Tourist This discussion has been archived. Ok here are MY suggestions (Score:5, Insightful) by gelfling ( 6534 ) writes: on Thursday February 01, 2007 @10:11AM (#17843208) Homepage Journal Five years, a couple of hundred million dollars and Go through the setup, but this time when it asks for your product key, enter in the product key that came with your upgrade. Re: (Score:2) by gelfling ( 6534 ) writes: Print in great big letters on the box so that even a consumer can understand it: "This will wipe out whatever is on

I had to visit your site via mobile phone because my computer wouldn't start up after it went into hybernate. Thanks! Please, help!!! Easybcd Or you could look at it another way - if the original agreement is invalid, then there are no limitations anymore.

I have a dual OS Dell laptop. Thank you! Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... I have Windows XP on the primary and Ubuntu on the secondary.

So if you purchase Home Premium, select Home Premium. More or less, this is how I see it. and when i select to boot from window xp i got error; and disply mesag to insert windows xp cd and install or repire it. August 11, 2007 Richard Help!!!!

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Or would I have to reformat and re-install the OS? You can then follow these instructions to activate a 100% valid Windows Vista key. Easy Recovery Essentials I have Windows XP Media Center Edition currently installed. Windows Vista Iso Re: (Score:2) by jrockway ( 229604 ) writes: Yes.

If you can please let me know how i can install vista..... http://offsethq.com/windows-vista/installing-windows-vista.html If you can't find the files there, you can find them in the \i386\ folder on your XP install cd There's more information on this forum thread, thanks to nrv1013 This Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody else. When prompted select the edition of Vista which you had purchased. Windows Xp Iso

  1. I had lost all hope but after using your diskpart instructions I was able to perform bootrec, and then run startup repair which was able to fix the corrupted bootmgr.
  2. I've seen that on other software, and wouldn't be surprised if XP, 2000, and even Me (ugh) had that phrase.
  3. I thought something bad had happened and got my lazy ass to pop that vista hdd back into the laptop.
  4. Download Easy Recovery Essentials Burn the ISO Image.
  5. Steve says: 3 years ago I have tried these commands but I get the response, "the device is not ready".
  6. Try that mate, let me know how you get on.

You can restart right away or schedule the error fixing on next restart. Re: (Score:2) by toleraen ( 831634 ) writes: what part of "it never touches your copy of xp" did you fail to understand? August 8, 2007 Ijaz Dear Sir, Indeed your information is unique about how to install 2nd OS on the pre-installed Windows Vista. http://offsethq.com/windows-vista/installing-vista.html Typing in bootrec.exe only yielded other commands.

On the other hand the sometimes LONG LONG CHORE of specifying every nit like some Linux distros want is just insipid. You have 30 days to request an audience with the validation servers. Any ideas why not, I am kinda left hanging.

But there is no password for the account.

I got infected by a virus. It was clear prior to the Vista release that they would run badly at best and not be able to display Vista's Aero graphics - transparent task bar, menu bars, etc. Staka says: 5 years ago Hi, Been having a BOOT problem as PC will only start in REPAIR mode but will not located VISTA on system. Anyone?

Get the software programs you want and reinstall them, and put back your pictures, documents, and other files you saved. I'm directly getting the recovery console. So don't delete Ubuntu while GRUB is still there, it may get confused. check over here azhar says: 6 years ago Use the fixboot for xp guys.

Show me a UAC and DirectX 10 alternative for Win2k please. It should notice the XP on the other drive and let me include it on the bootup list. This number is for advertising only.