I have windows 98, I'm trying to update to install windows xp from a used cd, I need numbers installion how their
I have windows 98, I'm trying to update to install windows xp from a used cd, I need numbers installion how their
The person/company/location that you used CD should have provided you with the numbers of the installation.
The CD is authentic? http://www.Microsoft.com/piracy/default.aspx
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2010 - Update Services
Original title: iso to wim
I have windows server 2008 standard Edition and I need to convert an iso file in a wim file, so I can load in windows deployment services.
Because you are dealing with Windows Server 2008, I suggest that you go on the TechNet forums and re after your question here. They are better equipped to help you with questions regarding the problems of Windows Server.Thank you!
I have Windows Vista Home on my laptop and need to upgrade to Pro 7. How do you do that? Im not grumpy, so do the kind of dumb-means answer.
So can I do it? How can I do? Thank you!original title: upgrade to Pro 7 since Vista Home?
You are referring to the Express upgrade. Anytime, upgrade is used to upgrade editions of Windows 7 to a higher edition of price. You cannot use the Express Upgrade updates from Vista to Windows 7.
Originakl title: USB to load Windows?
Can you have windows load from USB because I received a laptop without the dvd disc and I was wondering if you can load the USB Windows operating system?You can install, but does not work, Windows 7 from a USB key. A DVD USB drive also lets you install Windows 7.
I tried to boot into safe mode and other options, but it does not start and it won't start either my drive (says there is a damaged my disk file).
Any ideas on how to get started so that I can remove SP3?
PS - very disappointing that there is a lack of support from Microsoft on this subject - unless you pay £46 - it was caused by their update and I think they should fix it for free!
Please follow the steps below: good luck
Method 4: Use the Recovery Console
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/) how to back up and restore the registry in Windows
If you cannot remove Windows XP SP3 by using one of the previous methods, follow these steps:
305595 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305595/) how to create a boot disk for an NTFS or FAT partition in Windows XP
- Insert the Windows XP CD in the CD drive or in the DVD drive and restart your computer. When you receive the following message appears, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD:Press any key to boot from CD
Note The computer must be configured to boot from the CD or the DVD player drive. For more information on how to configure your computer to start from the CD or the DVD player drive, refer to the documentation that came with your computer or contact the computer manufacturer. Alternatively, you can use a Windows XP boot disk. For more information, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Insert the Windows XP CD in the CD drive or in the DVD drive and restart your computer. When you receive the following message appears, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD:
- When you receive the Welcome to Setup message, press R to start the Recovery Console.
Note Several options will be displayed on the screen.
- Select the correct installation of Windows XP.
Note You must select a number before you press ENTER, or the computer will restart. Generally speaking, only the 1: C:\Windows is available.
- If you are prompted to type a password to admin, do. If you do not know the administrator password, press ENTER. (As a general rule, the password is empty.)
Note Do not continue if you do not have the administrator password.
- At the command prompt, type cd $ntservicepackuninstall$ \spuninst, and then press ENTER.
- At the command prompt, type batch spuninst.txt, and then press ENTER.
Note The Spuninstal.txt file appears. As the file scrolls down, you will see errors and files that are copied. It is a normal behavior.
- After Windows XP SP3 is removed, type exit and press ENTER.
- Restart the computer in safe mode. To do this, press F8 when the computer restarts.
Note After you restart the computer, the computer may stop responding, and you will see a black screen. The mouse works. In this case, restart the computer by turning off the computer, and then turn it back on. The second reboot allows you to open a session.
- When the computer restarts, Windows Explorer (Explorer.exe) does not run and the icons of Windows and the Start button are unavailable. To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
- Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE and then click Task Manager in the Windows security screen.
- Click file, and then click new task (run).
- In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RpcSs
- In the Details pane, right-click ObjectName, click modify, type LocalSystem in the data value box and then click OK.
- Restart the computer
- Use one of the previous methods to remove Windows XP SP3 from your computer.
I have Windows Vista. I've been using the backup of the standard sytem on my E: drive for several months. Now it is almost full, and it seems impossible to remove previous copies. I tried the suggested disk cleanup and it shows 0 bytes available to remove! I also tried to delete "system restore and shadow copies in 'Disk cleanup'." It seems to be a lot of disk activity, but no more space on drive E:! I also tried to manually remove some files, but they disappear from the index of free space on the disk does not increase. Can you help me, please?
Is there anything else stored on drive E, other than backups? Otherwise, you might save a few headaches and just format your partition to backup.Warning
Formatting a volume will destroy all data on the partition. Be sure to make backups of all the data to save before you begin.
You cannot format a disk or partition that is currently in use, including the partition that contains Windows.
Quick format is a formatting option that creates a new file table, but do not completely overwrite or erase the volume. A quick format is much faster than a normal format, which fully erases the existing data on the volume.
Open Computer Management by clicking on the button start , clicking Control Panel, clicking system and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools and then double-click computer management. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
In the Navigation pane, under storage, click Disk Management.
Right-click the volume you want to format and then click on format.
To format the volume with the default settings in the dialog box format, click OK, and then click OK again.
For more information about the formatting of a partition, see create and format a hard disk partition.
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I have Windows Vista, if I can use Mirsoft Windows Office 2010 is compatible with Windows Vista?
Hello Irene 67,
Here are the supported by Office 2010 operating sytems. Windows Vista SP1 is included.
What operating systems are supported?
To determine which operating systems would be financed for Office 2010, we have prioritized based on usage statistics for a given operating system, as well as design costs associated with ensuring compatibility and support of customer for this OS. The following tables summarize the OS for Office 2010 compatibility.
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Hello.I wonder if anyone knows why I get 0x8024001e error while trying to update applications or installation of new applications in the app Store of Windows, because it is really frustrating. Also I was wondering why it isn't a place where I can easily find the error codes which means.Apps status shows "Download", but the progress bar does not move. Not sure if this is a bug too, but one of my apps (Skydrive) disappeared from my screen, probably due to me trying to update my applications.Thanks for your help.
same here, no luck* See my response below for Win8 solutionRestartWindows key + X and turn on the command line (Admin)
Type in the command line:
net stop wuauserv
Rename c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old
net start wuauservReboot and see if that's the solution
I have lightroom 5 and tried to update to 5.7.1, now can't open LR at all. Any help?
Could you please restart the computer once and then try to open Lightroom again.
The App Store tells me that I have to update an application. When I click on update, it's invited me to an old, no longer in use iCloud ID (which I suppose than the one that I used when I first bought this app). I don't remember the password for the old. I tried disconnecting and then in again to iCloud on my Mac with my current iCloud ID, but I received the same prompt. Any ideas? Thank you very much.
You can either get this password reset or delete and redownload the application; the old Apple ID is stored inside.
I get this error code 646 everytime I go to install the important updates. Updates failed to install. Have: Windows Vista editions Home Premium and laptop Toshiba Satellite. How to fix?
For about 4 days, it says install important updates, I try and it manages not to install message says to try again, and he still fails to install important updates. When I turned off my computer, the message says installation step 1... 2... 3..., but still, it will fail to install. I never had a problem with it before. Last week, I started having this problem. It will not install updates importamnt. Please help, I need to install my updates. Thanks in advance.
Try this 1st to see if it helps, and it should:
Description of the Patch registration cleanup tool
If necessary :
Try this - Panel - Windows Updates - on every update that will not be installed - click on the important updates
or the update itself - double click a view more information (or click top then discovers on the right)
Those who will take you to a page where you can download the update.
Or go here and the KBxxxxxx number to download it.
Download Center - mount the KBxxxxxx.
Microsoft Download Center
Download - SAVE - go to where you put them - click on - RUN AS ADMIN
Then you can right click on the update in the updates Windows and HIDE.
If you get an error Installer install this version:
Windows install 4.5 Redistributable
Then run this:
How to reset the Windows Update components? -a Mr Fixit
Description of the system for Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, update tool and
for Windows 7
Because these are all Office updates you might get more information if necessary in the Agency of those groups that
may have experienced the same problem.
If necessary you can incident free get reports however the above should take care of it for you.
Windows updates - free Incident report
Go here and click on-> Windows Update fails while searching, downloading or installation of updates
The security updates, you can get free support Incident report
I hope this helps.
Rob - bicycle - Mark Twain said it is good.
I currently have vista 32 professional and I want to upgrade to windows 7, I understand that I must use windows 7 Professional
is this correct and just use the regular windows 7 pro upgrade disc?
original title: Vista Business 32 - windows 7
If you want to make a room upgrade, you can use Windows 7 Pro 32-bit - you can buy and use the upgrade version. You can also buy Home Premium, but will need to perform a custom installation.
How to upgrade to Windows 7:
If you have Vista:
Then my computer run Windows 7?
Basic system requirements are listed below. Features have additional requirements.
1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x 86) or 64-bit (x 64) processor
1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
16 GB of disk space available (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphical device DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Run Windows Upgrade Advisor to see if there are known problems that might affect installation and if you need to install the 32-bit or the 64 bit version of Windows 7.
Installation - 'upgrade' means what?
Upgrade means that you can install Windows 7 simply by inserting the Windows 7 upgrade software in the DVD drive of your PC and follow the instructions on the screen. While you are not required to backup and reinstall your files, or reinstall your programs, it is a very good idea to back up your files and settings before you start any upgrade to the software. Get more information on the software updates and best practices .
Installation - what does "Custom (Clean)" Mean?
A custom (clean) installation clears the contents of the hard drive of your PC. Your files, settings, and programs will not be transferred to Windows 7. This means that to install Windows 7, you must:
Back up any files and settings you want to keep
Install Windows 7
Reinstall all your files
Reinstall all the programs you want to use.
These four steps take time, skills, techniques and Windows Easy Transfer can help. However, if you are not comfortable with this process, please consider having the installation carried out by a local service provider.
How to close port 445? Should it be closed? What effect will have open/closed? I am a novice user and understand many uses and ways to configure certain parts of my computer. This open port sparked yet another in the functioning of my PC. Thank you Jerome.
I can't imagine why you would want to do and I have no intention of frelling with any of my Windows machines to try it for you. If you feel better close your port 455, simply use the Windows Firewall to do. You must take the advice of Steve Gibson with a grain of salt. If your computer is clean, you have a good antivirus installed, you are using a firewall, are behind a router and practice "Safe Hex" then find something else to worry about. But that's just my opinion.
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I have windows xp and I used to have Firefox 3.6.16. I downloaded Firefox 4 and I have so many problems, I also Kaspersky as my safety for my PC. Can you help me recover Firefox 3.6.16, please?
I just want to know "how to get back Firefox 3.6.16? I tried so many times to download, but nothing happens. I use Internet Explore earlier and I really prefer Firefox...
Please HELP me to recover my 3.6.16 Firefox?
You are welcome
I have an application on the internet, where I am under Hoovers Business reports. The Hoovers Subscriber has not opted for the option of download file. Right now, all I can do is print documents and scan them and send them to anyone. I'm looking for a way to create a xps file and be able to open it and watch. It looks like my computer saves a xps document, but it is always empty. How can I make this work on my machine?
Jeff LovelaceHi Jeff Lovelace.I would recommend you contact the Web site builder for assistance on this issue.
For more information about how to install and use the Recovery Console, click the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
If you need assistance on how to install, reinstall, or uninstall Windows, visit the Microsoft Web site at the following address:
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