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same thing is happening to me. I was still having a few problems with two network programs (Linksys Network Advisor and Network Magic) plus it just seemed like my PC was bogging down more and more especially not sure as to why you don't know it because without it you couldn't log into the desktop as well. Anyway, I allowed setup to continue. http://smartnewsolutions.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-install-with-different-cd.html

However, when the install > >> >> > finished and the splash screen came up with the words: Please Wait, the > >> >> > process began to hang. by Willy / August 21, 2012 1:51 AM PDT In reply to: I do have the original XP Pro SP2 disc but .. I have > >> >> >> > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had > >> >> >> > no success. > >> >> >> > Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related Popular Articles3 Easy Steps check here

Bummer. I tried using the utility found here: > http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/ to blank it, but that didn't work, so > the Recovery Console won't let me log on to Windows. Is there at least a way to salvage some files before I decide to through all away?

Edit: SAM from the repair folder is the one Windows creates during the install. I have >> > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had >> > no success. >> > >> > My install disc contains Windows XP Professional Feb 14, 2005 #6 Guigsy1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16 unfortunately i had to reinstall a fresh copy of windows... bob Sep 12, 2005 #9 mrbaseball2usa TS Rookie Having the same problems with XP Pro on an older Compaq Presario 2700T.

No problem. Subscribe to the Live Feed. It's impossible to say, as the XP install process has no error reporting that I'm aware of. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/resolved-windows-xp-repair-installation-freezes-141193.html Andy PS, just as you are bloody reinstalling your OS, on a PC that includes your kids and WIFES!!!!

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I would have liked >> >> > to get back into Windows to deactivate iTunes (this particular physical >> >> > machine is registered 3 times due to reinstalls). >> >> Overnight should be sufficient. Is there still anything you are trying to get off the drive?

Help! (And thank you) Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,612 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local However, when the install > >> >> >> >> > finished and the splash screen came up with the words: Please Wait, the > >> >> >> >> > process began Try replacing or re-seating the RAM as suggested above. About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up

If I get that far on Repair Install.. weblink Thanks for the help, good people! How can I fix this. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.--George Bernard Shaw Back to top #11 rrgone rrgone Topic Starter Members 40 posts OFFLINE Local

It keeps stalling/freeing before it finishes. I repeated the chkdsk /r and again I got a message that one or more errors were found and repaired. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: xp pro repair install 32 minute hang This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. navigate here I have > >> > tried several times to complete the repair installation process but have had > >> > no success. > >> > > >> > My install disc

I finally decided to try a installation repair. Join the Community! Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files

If you have the original install disc, use it to install.

Jan 28, 2005 #3 Anarchi TS Rookie Yes, by turning of the L2 CPU Cache in the BIOS. I tried unplugging extra Ram and my WD harddrive, but I still get WinXP stuck at the 35min range at the "installing devices" phase. ps. Thanks! > -- > HELP db, Jul 28, 2009 #5 db Guest you may have used the repair option to initiate the recovery console from an sp2 cd to repair

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Also, Dell computers sometimes ship with a diagnostic disk. I tried it about 3 times. his comment is here it would require that winxp be completely removed from the hard drive before win98 could be installed.

I'd would appreciate some advice on what to try from Recovery Console or anything else that might help me out.It's a Dell Dimension 8400 running XP SP2 (can't remember if SP3 It asks me to retry, cancel, or browse to find it in another location, but I can't move the mouse or use the keyboard. Also, I have repaired > >> > Windowws XP Service Pack 3 with a Service Pack 2 disc before, so thats > >> > probably not why it is now hanging. The OS won't run in Safe Mode.

As it turns out, quite a lot. You said you removed a floppy. Then it boots up again with the message that setup is starting again or whatever the verb is they used. I tried again, this time telling it to go ahead.

How can I fix this. Try replacing the sata / IDE cables and if it still fails, replace the hard drive. 2 Jalapeno OP Jim9456 Oct 31, 2012 at 2:28 UTC How old My install disc contains Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2. The place where the program stalls is just before another file needs to be added - NVIDIA display driver.

with sp3 then you can install the original o.s. Hope this helps folks. from > your sp2 cd. > > the reason you need > to format first is because > you cannot downgrade a > system, only upgrade. > > -- > > But using another CD (albeit a duplicate of the first one) resolved the hang issue.

After loading the XP install, next would be any vendor or mtrbd. If you know of any alternatives, I would be interested in them. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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