How to install Windows XP Home edition on 3110CT?
I have a problem.
I want to install XP on my "Portege 3110CT. The thing is that I have no floppy drive or cd drive. What I have is a USB cable I can connect directly to the disk hard if I open the computer and remove the hard drive and then connect to another computer. When I start the computer it Alice? s: INSERT SYSTEM DISK IN DRIVE, press any key when ready...
What should I do?
I mean we need to create a way to maybe necessary to the file in the hard drive on another computer, or?
Help me please...
The error message said no. system were found on the disk HARD or elsewhere and the laptop will not start.
You could try to remove the HDD from the Portégé and could install it in another laptop. Then you can try to install Win XP without any additional driver.
After installing XP, you could switch the HARD drive back to the Portégé and might try to start it.
Theoretically, this could be possible.
I have problem with OP WXP MCE 2005 - I don't like! (German version, it came with the computer) - I want to install the English version. where can I get it?
also, I tried to install W XP PRO, but has had no success - is it possible to install it?
Thank you in advance for the answer.
The software is delivered on the hardware and you can not buy DVDs from separate recovery for another language of the OS. One possibility is to use Microsoft installations CD and after that, you can download all the stuff from Toshiba from the Toshiba download page.
By the way: check this forum please, especially operating system topics Qosmio and Microsoft and you will find some of the topics on the procedure of the facilities on interesting Qosmio laptops.
I formatted my Satellite L500-1ZP (PSLS9E) and thought DLI install win xp instead of win7 (do not have the disk/partition backup)
now, when I start it with the cd of windows XP blue screen 'windows setup' inside start but when its finished loading, it gives me an error code:
' * STOP: 0X0000007B (0XF78DA63C, 0XC0000034, 0X00000000, 0X00000000).
I read somewhere that I need to download SATA drivers for my laptop and do a disc to install windows xp with the SATA drivers on it?
I tried to get these drivers, but I don't know that I have need and how to do the installation disc
I copy my original windows XP Home cd and put the drivers in a folder somewhere on the disk?
I hope someone can resolve my problem because the laptop is just over a year, and I don't really want to buy a new...
I just hope that you created the recovery DVDs until you started to install own OS. After clean operating system installation you not longer have access to data recovery.
You are right. For the installation of Windows XP Home edition, you need SATA driver. How to install Windows XP Home edition on the new laptop models that you can read on http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/TSB85017Z0000R01.htm
In the end, I must say that your last sentence is pretty confusing to me. You bought the laptop designed for Win7 and you want to use the old WXP on this. Do you really think you need to buy the new laptop if you want to install Windows XP Home edition?
I am trying to install Windows XP Home Edition on XP Pro. How do I? I load it in the drive, reboot and it won't work.
Without going into why you might want to do this, you may access your computer's BIOS and change the order of boot devices so that it looks first at the CD player. When you start the computer, watch the screen carefully. There will be a message that says something like, "to change the system settings, press F1. The exact text, as well as the key, may be different.
Restart the computer and press the key as soon as you see the message (you'll probably just a few seconds). Once you are in the BIOS configuration utility, navigate using the arrow keys, the tab and button. Navigation instructions usually appear at the bottom of each screen.
Here's a 'how to' with screenshots. Your computer may not be identical, but this should help you in the right direction: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ss/bootorderchange.htm
I have a C650 - 15 c with windows 7.
How can I remove windows 7 to install windows XP or crush 7 with XP?
What is your real problem?
You have the CD of Windows XP Home edition installations?
Have you tried to install Windows XP Home edition on your machine?
I hope you know what you're doing. Please don t come here later and cry missing Win7 recovery image.
I installed Windows XP Home Edition on my spare PC. Now I have wireless network card in the computer and problems to find the drivers for it, and I don't know what brand it is, so I know it's kind of makes it harder too. Then I also have to start the computer, but if I press F1, the computer starts well
I was just wondering how can I get rid of this?
Disable all devices that can connect to your router (wired or wireless)...
- Smart TV
- Networked storage
- Another thing that I have not mentioned above!
Put on your router and wait for the normal light distribution. Then turn on all devices.
I hope that your ip address conflict went away. Generally ip conflicts can happen when the router is running again without doing the same with all devices later.
If you have even an ip address conflict, it is possible that you forgot something above or can someone use your router without your knowledge.
Your router's wireless network is secure? Ideally with WPA2 encryption?
I have a Dell Dimension 4300 S and I recently installed Windows XP Home Edition SP1a Version 2002 from the disc I have. When I try to download the SP2 and SP3 from Microsoft I get this box that says "extraction error." I can't download anything and sometimes, when I'm on the internet on this computer, it says "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close" and I send error report and, sometimes gives me the blue screen and starts dumping memory. Also, it wont let me on the Windows Update page and the computer won't auto updates.Does anyone know what is the problem? I reinstalled Windows XP Home Edition SP1a Version 2002 two or three times now and linked the repair disk, and I always get the same problems.Let me know if I have to give any specs or whatever it is.
Love the help I'm getting here. :)
Sorry for the delay but this is a public forum, the vast majority of us here are simply users of Microsoft products (even those with MVP behine their names which is just an honorary title) as help you others when we can. We have no affiliation with Microsoft, nor do we receive any advantage whatsoever, we are just volunteers. Occasionally, a Microsoft employee can post but it's pretty rare. On your workstation.
After having reinstalled Windows XP Home Edition SP1a have you installed the necessary drivers? This includes drivers for the motherboard (chipset), audio, video, LAN (network adapter), and so on. If this is not the case, check the page linked below:
Drivers & downloads for Dimension 4300 S
If you are not quite familiar with the Setup pages both driver below should help:
Dell - drivers & downloads help
http://support.Dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/downloads/en/drivers_help?c=us&CS=19&l=en&s=DHS& ~ CK = anavml
How to download and install drivers in the correct order
Since SP1a was part of the reinstallation, you will only need to install SP3. The page below the States 'in order to install SP3, you must first have Windows XP Service Pack 1a (SP1a) or Service Pack 2 (SP2) "installed.".
Learn how to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)
(see manually install SP3 using the Microsoft Download Center or a CD)
IMO, it's better to download SP3 for:
Windows XP Service Pack 3 network installation Package for IT professionals and developers
I know that the above download is 316 MB and will take time to download, but from my experience, I had much better luck with that route. In addition, you can then save SP3 on a CD if you need to reinstall again.
Finally, the following page should help you in the process of installing SP3:
Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3
Please post back should you need more help and good luck!
Original title: new hard drive Blues.
got sata disk hard western digital 500 GB installed, I have tried to download winxp home, got a blue screen
stop: 0x0000007b (0xF78D663c, 0xc0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
I need help
How you try to install Windows XP Home Edition?
You may receive an error message "Stop 0x0000007B" in the following scenarios:
(a) a device driver that your computer boot controller needs is not configured to start during the startup process.
(b) a device driver that needs your computer startup controller is damaged.
(c) It can also occur if the hard drive in the BIOS configuration is bad.
You can check if the SATA hard drive is correctly configured in the BIOS (Basic Input Output System) & can also update the BIOS. If you are not comfortable to do, you can contact the manufacturer of your computer for help.
Note: Changing the BIOS / chipset can cause serious problems that may prevent your computer from starting properly. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the configuration of the BIOS/chipset can be solved. Changes to settings are at your own risk.
You can also check this link:Advanced troubleshooting of errors "Stop 0x0000007B" in Windows XP
Hope the helps of information. Please post back and we do know.
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I aquried a used Dell 755 minitower that had wiped HARD drive, but originally shipped with Vista Business installed o/s. This computer still had the sticker code product key for Vista Business on the computer.
I have a Windows XP Home SP2 OEM disc with a product code and tried to install it on this computer, but I get an protection windows with a blue screen error whenever I tried.
I have a Vista Home OEM disk basic with its own key code product. The computer has allowed me to install this operating system, but not would allow me to use its product key code, but would allow me to use the old Vista Business key product code that was on the computer and complete the installation. Everything was fine, but I just don't like Vista o/s and I would like to install my OEM Windows XP Home SP2 to this computer and high grade it to SP3.
In dealing with this computer, I discovered it would allow me to load Windows XP Pro just find, but I was using a copy borrowed this o/s and had to uninstall if I could return it to its owner. I also borrowed a copy of Windows 7 OEM I installed in this machine and it works just fine, but I had to uninstall it to return to its owner.
I still want to know why I can't install Windows XP Home Edition for this machine. Does anyone have information about this situation or a way to solve it?
Btk (billy the kid)
Looks like the drive you borrowed your friend had a SATA driver integrated into it. What you can do, is go into the BIOS and change the AHCI to IDE mode. This should allow you to install XP. Or you could use a floppy disk and install the driver by pressing f6 during installation.
Don't forget: OEM keys are related to the original motherboard enabled on.
XP Professional - Full Version installation problemI have an old laptop - been putting up with my old XP Professional - Full Version software so my children can use for games and I get a message that I need to install Windows XP Home Edition - full Version.
What is the screen, you see? If Yes, are you pressing enter as you should?
I want to save data files on desktop with preinstalled Windows XP Home Edition SP3. I don't have access to an installation disc. How can I get a?
You don't need a Windows installation CD in order to backup data files. What makes you think do you?
[The light bulb turns]: you're probably trying to install NTBackup. My advice to you is to forget NTBackup and get a disk imaging or cloning application. I propose the following actions:
Acronis True Image Home
Paragon backup and recovery home
Norton Ghost (used to be the standard for imaging applications, but I haven't used recent editions; if you really want to use a Symantec product, read the reviews on Amazon)
If you really want to use NTBackup (worth what you pay for it), see http://www.ihatedroz.com/windows-backup-utility-without-cd
I want to use window xp home edition key given with my laptop for install xp widow, while the CD is missing
Please see: How to replace Microsoft software
I have a computer a Toshiba Satellite P100-488 and on windows vista, but I would go to windows XP.
What should I DO, please?
Installation of Windows XP Home edition on this model of laptop doesn't have to be so complicated.
At the first visit Toshiba under you and http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp download page you can find all the drivers, tools and utilities for Windows XP Home edition. Under product type, choose ARCHIVE. Your Satellite P100 is model PSPADE, so choose the right model.
As the first file listed by download is installation instructions document. After installing WXP install all the drivers, tools and utilities following this order of installation. It is very important.
I bought a laptop Satellite L40 - 17r without Windows installed and the store didn t give me all the drivers also.
When I check your "how to install windows XP on a L40.pdf. It says to download the driver package that I can't find on your website.
I have a Windows XP Home genuine SP2, but I can t install as WXP does ' t find the hard drive.
I'd be the appropriate driver package to install Windows XP on my laptop.
If I have an external floppy drive can't, I used a USB drive external hard also add the necessary drivers so that Windows XP can see my hard drive (160 GB HARD DRIVE (5400 RPM) SATA).
Thanks for your response
I think installing WXP on L40 laptop is most asked in recent months. I recommend to check this forum category and you will find answer to your question. If you have no floppy, it shouldn't be a problem at all. Solution is Nlite software.
Use as search terms in the advanced search option and you will find so many threads with exact explanation on its use.
If you still have any questions please post again.
I have an old e-machines computer desk (T1842) I bought nine years ago. It comes preinstalled with microsoft windows xp home edition, there is little time, we had a power surge in our House because of an act of God. I didn't throw this computer, so I bought a new power supply and a new motherboard for my computer running again. This is where my problem occurs, the hard drive on this computer became corrupt, and I have to re - install the operating system on it. The only software that has been arranged for me at time of purchase was a two disc set of what e machines calls "recovery disc". I tried to use these disk to get my computer running again, but there seems to be a hardware conflict now because I had to replace the motherboard, etc... What can I do to get my computer working again, of course, I still have the certificate of authenticity of microsoft / label the product key provided on the back of my computer at the time of the purchase, but the product key does not seem to help me solve this problem. I do not want to get my computer working again, it would be nice if I could get a new disk of software that would be compatible with this new motherboard, etc.. Can someone help me please?
FWIW... The motherboard came with a driver disk? If you use the recovery disk, I don't think you will be able to re - install windows from scratch. Even if you could you would have problems with the product key code, since the code you have is registered to the old mobo. You can click on the link below and follow the instructions to create a Utlity Cd, allowing you to recover your data on the hard drive. It is also full other little tools that will be useful.
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