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Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
Anthropos, Sounds like a similar problem...

Anthropos,


Sounds like a similar problem to mine. XP worked but couldn't access the Ethernet port. Glad to hear that the reinstall worked.

Bert
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
Sorry to hear that it didn't work. Maybe you'll...

Sorry to hear that it didn't work. Maybe you'll have better luck with a complete reinstall; in any case it has to be worth a try. What are the specs of the PC you're trying all this on?

Bert
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
None taken, and I don't know the answer to your...

None taken, and I don't know the answer to your question. But it has to be worth giving it a go, doesn't it? Just in case there is some sort of conflict between the two installations. Maybe another...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
Anthropos, I didn't do exactly what you...

Anthropos,

I didn't do exactly what you did: because I didn't have a second SATA cable to hand, I tested my XP-on-the-slave-drive by disconnecting the master HDD and connecting the slave in its...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
Anthropos, I'm sure someone wil give you...

Anthropos,

I'm sure someone wil give you the info you need, but while you're waiting, just to check that the XP installation is fully compatible with your new PC (and I hope you're luckier than I...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
As I said above, my XP install went perfectly...

As I said above, my XP install went perfectly except that it didn't recognise the PC's Ethernet port or any of the PCI devices. Unfortunately, Hewlett Packard confirmed that XP drivers are not...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
No joy, there, alas: the HP details for my...

No joy, there, alas: the HP details for my particular model list only Win7 drivers, with a note "if drivers for other operating systems are not listed, we cannot supply them". And since it does look...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
I'll do that; thanks for the thought. Bert

I'll do that; thanks for the thought.

Bert
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
I just tried this: I disconnected the existing...

I just tried this: I disconnected the existing hard disk in my HP (Windows 7) desktop, installed a new, blank drive and connected it up. Then I booted the machine with my XP Pro disk in the DVD drive...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Jan 2010
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Posted By Bert Coules
Hi. I've read this thread with great interest as...

Hi. I've read this thread with great interest as I'm about to try this, so thanks very much for the detailed and beautifully clear instructions. I'm going to be installing XP Pro onto a second hard...
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