Windows 8 corrupted installation TrueCrypt encrypted another disk with Windows XP
Hello, I need help. I just installed new Windows 8 on an empty partition of the secondary drive.
The first drive I got the previous installation of Windows (XP). Unfortunately, I forgot, this hard drive is encrypted TrueCrypt. Windows 8 now works OK, but the disc with Windows XP seems to be empty. The other partition of the disk with Windows 8 works fine.
I have the TrueCrypt rescue disk and he managed to restore the TrueCrypt Boot, but when I try to start, he writes, that no bootable partition was found. It allows us to decipher the drive and when I start it, it seems to work, but it is too slow and I need to know if this can help. Try to restore a Volume of TrueCrypt header in Windows 8 fails ("way of wrong installation, wrong password or not a TrueCrypt Volume"). Pourrait installing Windows 8 format the drive?
(Sorry for my bad English)
The drive that contains Windows XP displays empty because the file format of Windows XP is FAT (File allocation table) that is not supported by Windows 8. Windows 8 uses NTFS (New Technology File System). I would say to contact TrueCrypt support to check why the description of disk takes a long time. In Windows 8 If you want to encrypt or decrypt the data, you can use bit-locker installation. I suggest you to see the following links for more information on encryption of bit-locker.
The \windows\installer folder takes a lot of space and I want to move it to another drive if possible. Ashwin
No, I don't think. Just about anything in the Windows directory cannot be moved. You will need to find another way to clear disk space. Try to compress your drive hard (if you don't know how, ask).
On a computer running Windows XP Professional SP3, I redirected the "\Windows\Installer" system folder, with a junction to a record point in a tree of directories to a different drive. The operation was conducted and verified using "junction v1.06 - creator of junction point analysis viewer and Windows' published in 2010 by Mark Russinovich. I moved all the files and subdirectories contained in the original "\Windows\Installer' in the target directory (the these files had been previously copied to a temporary directory and after the move, I checked that they were visible in the folder '\Windows\Installer' open the symbolic link with the Explorer).
Then I launched a system patch, and I discovered that the installation of the update of the software deleted program point junction that I created, deleted all the cache contained in the directory with the name of substitute target different files and recreated the "\Windows\Installer" folder in the original disc.
I tested this behaviour a couple of times, installing various software and updates, so I assume that it does not depend on the software that is installed but the installation program itself, which cannot handle a point of junction of the folder "install".
No warning is given before deleting the junction point and all of its contents. With a similar procedure, I made two points of junction for '\Windows\Downloaded facilities' and '\Windows\Microsoft.NET' and they have exploited properly.
Out of understanding points do not work on startup, so it is impossible to redirect for example. :
"\Windows\Installer" isn't one of those cases, and it is not used at startup.
Is it possible to use a junction point to redirect the \Windows\Installer on another disk/partition folder, or Setup will always delete all the files that have been targeted in the naming of replacement?
Your question would be better suited for the TechNet forums.
I suggest you to ask your question to the TechNet forum for better support.
Original title: downloads updates
I get messages on my cell phone, which updates the ready area. When I click to download I always get the error Code 80070663. I went to the site to try to download this way and received the message "failure detection. This may be due to a corrupted installation database. "It seems that the updates that are currently available for download are updates to security, and I want to do that my computer is safe. What can I do to ensure I get the necessary updates?
You are trying to install updates?
Put your computer in a clean boot configuration before proceeding with the download of updates. Clean boot starts Windows 7 by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs and help to eliminate software conflicts.
Please see this article for detailed information on how to do it.
Once you restart the computer after you put the computer in clean boot configuration, download updates and see if he has any of it.
Note: Ensure that you switch your computer to normal startup mode after completing the troubleshooting steps. Steps are available in the article above.
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We're running out of WinXP SP3. Apparently, we are unable to install/uninstall anything correctly. I think it may have something to do with "a basic installation damaged." I got this error when trying to manually install KB972581 (a security update for 2007 Microsoft Office System). This could have been caused by running the Windows Installer cleanup utility, I didn't have problems with Office 2007. We were informed at all by continuing to upgrade with another program issues.
We daily use Outlook 2007. Multiple users, so we can't delete it.
Same thing with KB970895 (update of security for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2) - another failure with the description of the error "Unable to install Windows Installer MSP file".
Basically, the automatic updates of Windows always fail. Comprehensive research of these forums, I found and ran the Microsoft FixIt! # 50202, without result.
How can I fix anything that makes things installation fails?
I had a similar problem - resolved two things actually. First make sure yu have the latest windows installer engine. Then download the package fails and run interactive mode. This will give you the 'real' error which causes the failure so that you can correct it.
In my case it was a dependency on another file system that was resolved by running sfc/scannow - it's maybe not the question you... once again, run the full installation package and also to enablehttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/223300 logging to track down issues...
I built a computer with Windows Xp OEM and then upgraded to Vista Home Premium SP1.
I want to know to build another computer with the same Windows Xp OEM installation disc, is this possible?
Authorized by the license agreement? N °
What are the risks by removing the previous Windows installations when you perform disk cleanup? Will be some things about windows 7 stop working or be affected?
The Windows.old folder is your ticket to uninstall Windows 7 and roll back to Vista.
If you are happy with the results of leveling, can access all your data files, all that you have transferred to the E-mail, the .old folder can be deleted.
Never be afraid to ask. This forum has some of the best people in the world to help.
Original title: problem formatting CD - RW
I want to copy some files (word documents) on a CD - RW. I just bought a new box of these discs: Memorex high speed 12 X 800 MB 80 min
When I put a disc in my d drive, I get the following error message:Windows cannot format this type of disc. Insert another disk and try again.
If anyone can help me with this problem, I would be very happy!
1 does happen with all disks?
2. what program you use to burn the disc?
We recommend you to check if the problem persists with another disc.
We also recommend to run the troubleshooter for CD/DVD playback and burning. To do this, try the following steps:
a. see play CD/DVD and burning issues.
b. click Microsoft hotfix and run the tool successfully.
c. restart the computer and check if the problem persists.
Also, see burn a CD or DVD in Windows Media Player
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I need to reinstall xp on my nx6125
I want to do a clean install of windows xp on a hp compaq nx6125 but do not all disks with the laptop but I still have the original windows sticker on the bottom. is this possible or do I have to buy another drive xp and sticker
HelloYes, you can use this COST to install Windows XP. However, you must have Windows XP.If you face any problem regarding the installation of Windows XP.You can contact our Windows activation service.Here is the link:
Original title: How can I open a partioned encrypted hard disk drive that is not responding?
I was copying somtin in my partition of my hard drive... then my pc froze... then after I rebooted the system and tried puttin my password to unlock my encrypted partition on the hard drive, it keeps hangin' and saying "bit locker encryption unlock Wizard is not responding..."pls I need help on how to access the partition encrypted without formatting as soon as possible... Thank you
Method 1: If a Protection of resources Windows (WRP) file is missing or is damaged, Windows may not behave as expected. Auditor of file system (CFS) scan to fix all of the corrupted system files. To do this, follow the steps mentioned in the link below:
How to use the System File Checker tool to fix the system files missing or corrupted on Windows Vista or Windows 7
Method 2: Follow the steps described in the article below
How to use the BitLocker Repair tool to help recover data from a volume encrypted in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
I want to move the profile data and the addons on another disk.
Can I specify where Firefox puts the profile and the addons?
If another location, then Windows uses by default.
c:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\
WinXP, FF 3.6.8
You can do this by using the Profile Manager. When you create a new profile, you can specify a location for the profile folder.
I have a windows Xp, Im trying to download Windows live sign in assistant. It seems to be stuck in (Please wait until the installer finishes determining your disk space requirements) I'm not quite sure what to do, Ive has been looking for an awnser for quite awhile. Im trying to download a game called also age of empires online. If there is a way I can by pass this dl all together that would be even better. I just went to re - install the program and this is the link ( http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=15106 ), it is not windows 7 but I'm not sure if it would work for my windows Xp. This link pop when I run the games for windows marketplace... Thanks - Matt...
Well, I had it works for me without re doing not, but by going to my downloads and put back on the download I re install a couple of times and the same results, once I started it of my downloads, it worked like a charm! Hope this helps someone out there.
I had a systems problem where the computer would not be arrested because of the computer by providing two different players with the same ID letter ("F") during the race. The program kept asking I have reformat the drive "F". I had a former player ID'd as ('' F ''), I accepted. When the computer has been restarted I had reformatted the bad drive which was not initially ID had as player ("F").
I get a message stating, Windows has assigned a drive letter for the U3 drive that already has another on your computer, or there is no more available on this machine drive letter. Try disconnecting that drives any network that you have connected to your computer, and then restart U3 by double clicking on launch 3. exe or the U3 icon of the CD-ROM system. Once the U3 Launchpad is running, you can reconnect the network drives.
I deleted all the additional disks (4) and restarted the computer and still get the same message with all the drives removed. I followed the instructions as guest above and restarted the computer and still get the same message.
The line above also comes with a troubleshooting option button, but when I select this it takes me to the Web and trying to sell me U3 drives.
How to resolve this conflict.
Go to start / Control Panel / administrative tools / computer management / disk (with the drive plugged already of course) and make sure that the screen is maximized and then press the PRTSCR button. Then click on start / all programs / Accessories / Paint and open and right click on the area map and click on paste to create an image of screenshot of disk management. Enregistrer save as Disk Manager, then select it. JPG file type and put it on your desk at the moment. Then, go tohttp://skydrive.live.com/ and open a free SkyDrive account if you do not already have one, then add the. JPG file to a folder on SkyDrive. Click on the file and on the bottom right, it will provide information on the file whose link to access. Please copy this link and post it here in your next reply so I can see for myself rather than ask a thousand questions on what he says.
I don't see how you could have used all the letters of reader available unless you have drives mapped to all kinds of network locations or even just disks, partitions or folders on your own computer (but a lot of them). How many local mapped make you thing you have (as opposed to say the computer)? I also don't understand how the system can assign the same letter to two different drives, partitions, networkk places, records or other in all circumstances - something is wrong and I don't know what it is given the information available at this stage. Maybe see Disk Manager will help you. Which version of Vista you are using (for example, 32-bit Vista Business SP2)?
Thanks and good luck!
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Hi, I installed a Windows update when my computer froze, so I turned it off and back on, now I can't even boot to the installtion disk supplied with the computer. When I hit F8 reapeatedly and select one of the available options, the computer contiually restarts and will not even go into safe mode. I tried hitting ctrl-alt-del, which brings me just for the system configuration menu. I even tried a software that is supposed to start any computer with any problem, and I get the same results I get with the installation CD. (Blue screen with error message: STOP 0x0000c1F5 (0x00000000, four times).) I can't do anything with it, can you help me!
Windows Update Forum:
You will get the best help for any problem of Update/Service Pack in the Windows Update Forum; the link below:
When you repost here, kindly understand exactly what happened when you tried this update.
In this way, you will receive the best help.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I have a small C: drive. For children for the Adobe programs. How can I install it on another disk?
Change for Applications installation location
With the application of CC open, select the gear icon in the upper right, and then choose Preferences. In the preferences of the screen select creative cloud and then look for the drop-down list installation location
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