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I really don't want to install XP. When I came back I was surprised that it was still installing, so I left it to keep going. My computer, for some unknown reason, removed my modem and dialups. You may also... have a peek at these guys

Easy as pie. All Rights Reserved. lxle November 2013 Try the beta instead and let me know if its the same error. May 7, 2008 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. check it out

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;316941 Dec 2, 2005 #7 EVENINGORCHID TS Rookie Windows 2000 Pro Sorry Rick, But I am not understanding your instructions. Xheralt November 2013 Hi, I have been thoroughly foiled trying to install LXLE to an older (or maybe just plain "old" by current definition?) laptop. I have no idea what to do.

Remove the Windows XP CD-ROM, and then insert the CD-ROM from your previous operating system into the CD-ROM drive. Any recommended tutorials? All Your Base Are Belong to Us Top Klyith Silver subscriber Minister of Gerbil Affairs Posts: 2391 Joined: Sat Sep 04, 2004 11:27 pm Location: Albany NY Quote #5 Sat freakitchen, May 11, 2007 #3 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

When the computer starts to run set-up, it gets to the page that says installing devices and stalls 2/3 of the way through. So I ran the Win2k install, converted the drive to NTFS, and left it to its own devices for a few hours while it installed. It will not even give me a prompt so that I can abort....nothing. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/216387-46-win2000-install-hangs-setup-starting-windows-2000 Nov 22, 2005 #2 [email protected]

I've been running Linux of one sort or another on it since 2005, it's sentiment (and the challenge) of keeping it going that brings me here. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now I don't want to format or anything because I don't have a windows 2000 installation cd or any kind of win 2000 cd and i don't wana stick 98 or XP

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Ask a question and give support. You may also... One possibility is that the problem is caused by a device that is unhappy about the setup.

It will show a blue screen for a few minutes and then ask you if you want to install Windows. More about the author everything. TS Rookie Topic Starter Could you make that a bit clearer.....please?! wtl, May 3, 2006 #3 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Your name or email address: Do you already have

  1. That's the menu page you see in the screenshot on their website.
  2. If so, will you please share what you have done.
  3. The computer was experiencing alot of errors and explorer crashes so I thought upgrading to Win2k would be the best bet as the PC is pretty old and too low spec
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  5. It initially boots to a special bootstrap system, somewhat like lilo or grub.
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  8. lxle November 2013 The installer will do a dual boot automatically, you will have to install windows first, then lxle.
  9. Discussion in 'Parallels Desktop for Mac' started by wtl, May 3, 2006.

I am currently totally stuck so will resort to anything. Mar 15, 2007 #10 mickzer TS Rookie Posts: 101 Hi dohray, Notice date of previous post mickzer. When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD" message, press any key to start the computer from the Windows XP CD-ROM. 3. check my blog The other ones are useful as well, but too much work in my opinion.

I saw on the homepage there are two versions. May 20, 2007 Windows xp won't boot, stuck in loop not even safe mode. Contact your system administrator" I cannot get back to windows 2k as it keeps trying to install upgrade.

It's a full linux system that fits in 200mb, based on Knoppix.

Is there any way I can simply stop this setup and format my HD??? Just another example of why no computer is secure if you have physical access to it. I now a fully bonified Admin (yay!). Thanx man I did what you said but I used a dif one after some googling about what you suggested.

A linux and a windows one. Mar 16, 2007 #11 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. http://recupsoft.com/stuck-in/stuck-in-16-colors.html Ask a question and give support.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. wtl, May 3, 2006 #1 Herbo Messages: 2 Have you installed Parallels Tools via the "VM" menu? WELL.... After that I couldn't open anything else, but it did respond to a logout click.

A linux and a windows one. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I installed the master drive from the IBM into my own PC to try and backup the personal files (My Documents, plus a heap of folders on the desktop) but all Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? While you answer the questions it asks you, you'll be confronted with the opportunity to delete, create and format partitions. That would do it. Bonus: It fits on a 200mb (8cm) CD.

Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view Who is online Users browsing this forum: No Dec 2, 2005 #5 EVENINGORCHID TS Rookie Still Stuck Rick, I do not have partitions installed on my computer. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Stuck in Setup loop - Windows 2000 ProReinstall ByDonquick · 10 replies Nov 23, 2005 Hi all - help please ! - lxle November 2013 Yes, there will be a drop down menu asking you what location (hard drive) it should install to.

I decided to reinstall WIN 2000 PRO, thinking some of the drivers were removed. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones All rights reserved. I desperately need my computer, but am not able to run anything at all on it to try and fix it!