Problem installing WXP
Seems OK, the wife dropped the laptop while it was on and now it does not start correctly.
Recovery option did not work and I don't want to buy the CD of restoration of £30. I want to receive a ball of Vista anyway and go back to XP.
Sounds like there is a corruption of boot, but I'm a bit stuck here how to install XP.
Problem is, well here is a picture from when I try to install XP from the disk. There are a few partitions with no name.
Looks like they are empty... but the Vista installation and the files are there somewhere. I can boot into linux from a live CD and find documents intact (phew) but can't burn it to a disk (grrr).
So, how can I install XP?
If I press c to create a new partition, there is room for 1498MB...
Post edited by: Palmer
What I see on the screenshot is the typical structure of partition of disk on Toshiba laptop pre-installed with Vista.
-Unpartitioned space is WinRE partition and belongs to Vista
C and D are the OS partitions.
So if you want to install Windows XP Home edition, I recommend allows you to delete all partitions. In the early days, then C, and at least this score of 1.5 GB. After doing this create new partition C and installing WXP on this.
Later, Windows XP Home edition, you can activate second partition.
BTW: what model of laptop do you have? Check if your laptop is supported WXP. I hope that you will find that all of the drivers, tools and utilities on Toshiba download page.
I have a Satellite L30 - 10Y (PSL33E 03L031EN) (about 2 years), it is running Vista (installed come) and I'll replace it with XP pro SP3.
I already have the drivers (from the Division of driver Toshiba), but I wonder if there are any issues that anyone knows how I could run in this case?
I installed OS to my house several times, built offices with absolutely no problems whatsoever, but various articles I read there seems to be a bit of a 'ball game' different when it comes to laptops?
Also I have Vista disks more so if XP will not install I can not simply go back to Vista.
Tips, advice or warnings very welcome...
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Your laptop is supported for Windows XP Home edition, and there should not be any problems at all. For installing WXP using Windows XP SP2 home edition.
Download page for all the drivers, tools and utilities that you can find on Toshiba.
You can also find document Setup Instructions. Install all the stuff of Toshiba following this order of installations. It is very important.
If you help please let us know.
I have a laptop Toshiba Satellite A205-s5859 new (US series), and my laptop was completely done by virus so I just want to install Windows XP instead of Windows Vista which is now experiencing in my laptop and wants to make a new partition.
When I try to install Windows XP Home edition, I get a problem which is in the Middle while confuguring my system hardware (blue screen) a messege is appearning like * "Setup did not all hard disks in your computer instead. Make sure that the hard drives are powred on properly connected to your computer and that all disks associated hardware configuration is correct. It can be runnning an installer of manufacturer_suplliedd diagnosticor "* and dvd r/w works correctly because of this message iam not able to install xp so please help me to solve this problem."
How to install WXP on this notebook is identical to that described in
http://forums.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=42951 by Andrej.
Check it out. Please also check which driver SATA do you need and check page Toshiba U.S. per download.
I am from Europe and Satellite A205-s5859 is not known to me.
The Toshiba US support page - http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/home.jsp?nav=Download
I know that this topic is discussed repeatedly,
I get a blue screen when I try to install WXP pro... blah blah blah
The solution is to install the SATA drive.
The problem is that I don't have a floppy drive to install the SATA drive, so what can I do?
The use of the disk is the best way to install the SATA or RAID drivers.
But I searched a bit on the net and found nLite.
You can use nLite and include the drivers then you do not have to use the
I recently bought a satellite L350 - 107
It comes preinstalled with Vista on the disc. Now I have an original Windows XP Home edition and I use my laptop for music production and the problem is that all my programs are not really compatible with Vista. If I want to install Windows XP Home edition.
I put in the disc of Windows XP SP2 home edition and it goes to the portion of disk partition and I don't want Vista, so I try to format my whole system, but when it is supposed to perform the format it gives an error on drive p:
I'll try it again in a lil and then I'll post exact error code
Someone at - it already had a problem like this one?
Is it possible to put Windows XP Home edition on my laptop without having to get a floppy drive and having to use these programs I've read on a few posts, because I don't understand why he can't just install if you Gets an original Windows XP Home edition CD.
in any case thank you already for the answer.
I try he's now to get this error report and then I'll post it here.
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Hello, my friend
To be honest, I don't understand what you mean with this error message. The fact is that report of people here on the problems with the installation of Windows XP Home edition because the HARD drive is not visible when installing WXP begins.
To install Windows XP edition family on this laptop you need Intel Matrix Storage Manager and you can download it from the Toshiba support page. When installing Windows XP Home edition begins to press F6 and load this driver. The HARD drive will be recognized correctly and you can continue the installation of Windows XP Home edition. The problem is that you need USB floppy drive. You get one somewhere?
This question has already been asked not so long ago, but I would like to know more details. Do I need to use the Intel Matrix Storage HARD drive driver for installing WXP on Vista? Judging by the manufacturer of CPU - AMD - I have not. How the problem of 'visibility' SATA then be resolved? Or not be no problem at all?
If you have already answered a question the same origin, can John, you please respond to mine? Maybe somebody could answer?
What other problems can I face to replace Vista with the good old Windows XP Home on my A300D?
Thanks in advance.
How about you, the use of the nLite?
nLite may include the SATA driver in XP operating system CD.
So you n t overall 104MB just need only take the view the SATA driver files and include it using a nLite ;)
Google for nLite and you'll get more details!
Running Win XP Media Center Edition. Had minor graphical problems at the top of the IE bar periodically endangered. Decided to remove the Intel (r) 82945G Express Chipset adapter in Device Manager and then do a scan for new hardware. And now I get the message of the new hardware detected that says.
Cannot install this hardware
There was a problem installing this hardware:
Intel (r) 82945G Express Chipset Family
An error occurred during the installation of the device
Access is denied.
I am connected to the computer as an administrator. I tried to install this even in safe mode and get the same error above. Any clues on what do I do? The computer runs only in VGA mode.
Thanks in advance.Link to screen shot of the error message.
I have a problem installing win xp to Satellite p300-133.
To resolve this problem, I have tried the solutions:
switch to ahci mode in bios and incorporating storage drivers compatibility intel to the installation cd xp with nlite, but none of them solved the problem.
Laptop computer starts from the cd of xp and xp installation says "program Setup inspects your hardware configuration" and then a blank black screen comes.
After that, the installation does nothing and waits indefinitely.
Any ideas on this problem? Thank you.
> switch to compatibility ahci mode in the bios and the integration of the storage drivers Intel to xp with nlite installation cd, but none of them solved the problem.
The two methods are good!
You can install the Win XP without drivers Intel Storage Manager (SATA drivers) but in this case the SATA mode must be on compatible mode.
It works for sure!
The second method is the installation of the SATA drivers with nLite (drivers can be integrated into the new drive Win XP).
I put t understand why this doesn t work on your laptop. I think it's a problem with your Win XP drive. Contains this Win XP SP2 or SP3?
If this isn't the case, then you should use nLite to include min the Win XP SP2.
I have problems installing a PCI-6220. The card has been installed a couple of years on a PC and rarely used. I withdrew from the it and connected to a new PC (Intel core i3 2.93 GHz, Windows7). After installing the card on the new PC in a first time, I could read the name of PCI6220 under 'Devices and interfaces' (in the program MAX) but I´d not been able to define it as a device. So I tried to remove the card and plug it in again and now the situation is even worse, I only see an "unidentified PXI system" in the program of MAX.
Any idea what bad and what can do to make sure that the card does not work properly? As a reference, I need to connect to a CA-1000 enclosure housing a CB-68LPR device.
Thanks in advance,
Install the latest (9.3) DAQmx-drivers for your PCI, which could help.
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Everything you try to use (you do not give the brand / model of the LAN USB adapter) made drivers for Windows 2000?
Problem installing Webroot for MSN (part of the Internet software of MSN Premium subscription) "error 5: access is denied" and "Setup could not create the directory"C:; Program Files/Webroot/security /...
Original title: problem installing Webroot for MSN (part of the Internet software of MSN Premium subscription)
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I have recently (June 2014) bought a brand new Ipod Classic 7 G 160 GB Model A1238.
Whenever I connect via USB to a PC running XP SP3 and Itunes V10.0.7.2 it is always treated as if it were a new connection, i.e. "new hardware found". After trying to install it, it says so "cannot install this hardware" and "there was a problem installing this hardware: Apple iPod USB Device."
I have also a 2009 16 GB Ipod Nano 4 G model 1285 and this is recognized by the PC whenever it is connected through the USB port itself.
I connected the Ipod Classic 7 G to a laptop running Vista and Itunes V10.0.7.2 where the Ipod is recognized and installed.
Even if the PC States that there is a problem installing the Ipod, it still appears in Itunes and I can download music to it and disconnect by using safe mode disconnect.
PC XP SP3 - Ipod Classic
I watched "Device Manager" under "Drives", the Ipod Classic is listed as an "Apple Ipod USB Device", but has an exclanation score against it.
Right-click on the 'Apple Ipod USB Device' properties and the "Volumes" tab it shows the drive with the exact name and the size of the data, by clicking on the properties of "Driver" tab it says 'Unknown' driver provider, driver Date and Driver Version as being "not available". By clicking on the "Driver Details" properties, it shows a driver file-
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\PartMgr.sys, File Version 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp080413-2108).
Under "Device Manager" USB controllers, there is an entry for "Apple Mobile Devices USB Driver" and a "USb Mass Storage Device"
The 'Apple Mobile Devices USB Driver' lists two drivers:
The "USB Mass Storage Device" list a driver:
PC XP SP3 - Ipod Nano
I repeated the steps above with the Ipod Nano, connected to the PC and the driver provider is presented as Microsoft with the driver as 07/01/01 Date and Version of the driver as 5.1.2535.0.
In the "Driver Details" properties, it shows TWO driver files:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\disk.sys AND meanings
At the same time with the Version of the file 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp080413-2108).
The 'Apple Mobile Devices USB Driver' and "USB Mass Storage Device" are the same as for the Ipod Classic.
I followed the procedure to remove Itunes and even the update to Itunes to V11.2.2 nothing works.
I am aware that the system is also that XP can now be updated.
So, why not not Windows Installer Ipod Classic and why the disk.sys driver does not appear
According to the details of the pilot?
Is the 7 G Ipod Classic not compatible with XP SP3?
Yes it is compatible with XP SP3.
Try asking in the forums of Apple iPod:
Problem installing disktop 800 wireless drivers for windows xp
I see that you are unable to install the drivers disktop 800 wireless. I'll help you with this problem.
1. What is the brand and model of the computer?
2. what security software is installed on the computer?
3. have you made changes on the computer recently?
4. What is the error you get when trying to install the driver?
Please provide us with more information to continue troubleshooting as a result.
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Original title: HP Laserjet 1300 Windows XP, SP3 error installation
When you try to install the HP Laserjet 1300 printer, I get the following error message and the process stops and restores.
CANNOT INSTALL THIS HARDWARE
There was a problem installing this hardware
HP Laserjet 1300 PCL 6
An error occurred during the installation of the device.
The specified Module could not be found.
I have used the original printer installation cd, bought a new cd from HP and downloaded the drivers directly from the HP Web site and I get the same error. The record show error install printer on each attempt of events. Can anyone help? Thank you
You are able to install other programs?
Method 1: See the following article:
Method 2: view the following steps and see if that helps.
(a) disconnect the printer
(b) uninstall the software and drivers on the computer
(c) plug the printer back
(d) allow the Hardware Wizard search for drivers
e) if it does not, it asks you to install the source for the drivers, the installation driver CD and install the drivers and see if that helps.
Has anyone had a problem installing KB2728973 ' Unathorized digital certificates could allow spoofing "which was released 10JULY2012? I could not this patch to run after double-clicking on it. This was true for XP SP3 and Server 2003 SP2. Your comments are appreciated. By-the-way, I met all three requirements that are suggested in the section "Known issues" section of Microsoft.
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