Saturday, October 1, 2011

XP REPAIR INSTALL


1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the
      boot order in the system BIOS. Check your system documentation
      for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.
   
   
  2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see the
     options below This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft
     Windows XP to run on your computer:

   To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

   To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

   To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.


   
   
    3. Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

      do not choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the
      Recovery Console, press  R", (you do not want to load Recovery
      Console). I repeat, do not choose "To repair a Windows XP
      installation using the Recovery Console, press  R".

    4. Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing
       Windows installations.

    5. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and
       press R to start the repair. If Repair is not one of the options,
       read  this Warning!!

    6. Setup will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot.
       Do not press any key to boot from CD when the message appears.
       Setup will continue as if it were doing a clean install, but your
       applications and settings will remain intact