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searchwest, Jul 26, 2009 #11 Vikkipew123 Joined: Jul 25, 2009 Messages: 38 Hello, Zabusant I read your posts to searchwest and you seem to know a lot about the windows XP If its seperate you should be able to just delete the partition with Windows on it and your other data should stay right where it is. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. He was admitted to Mensa International at the age of 14.Bibliographic informationTitleWindows XP Timesaving Techniques For Dummies--For dummiesAuthorWoody LeonhardContributorJustin LeonhardEdition2, illustratedPublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, 2005ISBN0764596179, 9780764596179Length592 pagesSubjectsComputers›Operating Systems›Windows DesktopComputers / Operating https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-xp-gone-oops.846470/

Best to post a screen shot of the Disk Management window. Boot from the cd. 2. I'll post instructions for posting a screen shot in the next post. On my D drive is all my music, photos and data=Junk.

Which is the same as my C drive. To open Disk Management: Click Start | Run (or press WinKey+R), type diskmgmt.msc, press Enter. Either way, thanks heaps. Under the heading Layout, it says Partition, when refering to my D drive.

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Let windows copy the files, when it stops and asks to restart, remove the cd from the drive. 3. Highlight Accessories (don't click the box, click the name) then click Details... He became a member of the Higher Scientific Research Council of Spain (1972) and is currently Professor of Chemical Engineering at UPC, Director of the Environmental Center (LCMA) and the Head Click Next >; if prompted for your CD, insert it (exit the install Windows screen if it starts up) Click Finish, then close the Add or Remove Programs window Capture the

How large is the Folder? this contact form You’ll find no-nonsense advice on Eliminating irritating programs that start automatically Speeding up the restart or shutdown process Streamlining searches, the Start menu, and Outlook Express Strengthening your firewall and zapping It should be really easy to use and would save you from having to spend money on another hard drive. Vikkipew123, Jul 26, 2009 #12 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

do you mean a zip file opener? this page equations equipment Espuma Editors estimation European Symposium fault fault diagnosis flow formulation framework heat horizon implemented initial input integer linear programming integration interface inventory isoflurane Kalman filter Keywords linear loop matrix Is there a way of checking for partitions on a drive? Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

But your D: drive is on the next line underneath the C: drive, it is a separate Hard Drive. I'm guessing that your current boot order is floppy>cd drive>hdd? He is one of the founders of the company Belsim, which is active in software development for process modelling and optimisation, especially using online data validation techniques. get redirected here searchwest, Jul 26, 2009 #3 zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 Please try this exactly in this order: 1.

Is there anything I can do to fix this? and alsoe, here is what it said in CMD: systemdrive=c systemroot=c:\windows thanks, Ben Attached Thumbnails 08-25-2010, 04:43 AM #12 spunk.funk TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: May Do you have a partition for Windows and a partition for all the other data or is it all in one partition?

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Preview this book » What people are saying-Write a reviewUser Review - Flag as inappropriateThis book contains many tricks to working better and faster on your XP computer. It may be abbreviated (PrtScn or PRTSC) and may also say SysRq. Your boot.ini file probably will look similar to this: Code: [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn The line in Why is my upload speed so slow?

Hi guys/gals i was using tune xp to get more performance out of my pc and i accidently deleted windows default unzipper/zipper and was wondering if there is a way of Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... If you do not see an e, then most likely there is no xp partition. __________________ the truth is a three edged sword - your truth, my truth and the real In the past decade, Woody has written more than two dozen books, drawing an unprecedented six Computer Press Association awards and two American Business Press awards.

searchwest, Jul 26, 2009 #9 zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 Hehe, you're welcome! Thanks ! It a free program that when run will allow you to do whatever you need to do to your hard drives very easily. thanks again for the reply, Ben the easiest way is to click on my computer.

I tried to use an "xpquick" boot disk on CD but it won't work either. Right click My Computer, click Properties Click the Advanced tab Click the Settings button under Startup and Recovery Click the Edit button under System startup (This will open Boot.ini in Notepad). I have been trying to clen up an old computer to give away. I don't think the A:\ drive works anyway, but I have a CD drive and a DVD drive.

I thought it might be helpful to you for resolving this issue your having. oops User Name Remember Me? I mean, why can't you install windows? If you ever click Normal startup, that line would be restore.

zabusant, Jul 26, 2009 #2 searchwest Thread Starter Joined: Jan 31, 2002 Messages: 28 I tried to uninstall xp, then reinstall it, on a computer that I want to give away. I don't think i can get to bios setup. Heres the program I was trying to get you to download.