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Forum: Tutorials 01 Nov 2012
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Posted By jayjonbeach
HAH! As explained? I mention I am going to slip...

HAH! As explained? I mention I am going to slip my XP with SP3 just for kicks (since my laptop is a 5 year-OLD compaq I didn't think this was the cause), THEN you mention I should do just that,...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2012
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Posted By jayjonbeach
I FINALLY got it to work, holy crap what a...

I FINALLY got it to work, holy crap what a nightmare.

Turns out it did have nothing to do with Sata As far as I can tell, as we figured. The Bios DID have Sata mode disabled as I mentioned and...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Oct 2012
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Posted By jayjonbeach
Well I have "given up" on the first course of...

Well I have "given up" on the first course of action, and went ahead and zeroed out the entire 750G drive in prep to install XP, and then once done, 7.

So I inserted the XPSP2 disc, made 3...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Oct 2012
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Views: 2,871,970
Posted By jayjonbeach
Been thinking about this some more, and it seems...

Been thinking about this some more, and it seems impossible for 7 to interfere with a XP install since none of its files are called or able to execute at any time during the process (and is likely...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
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Views: 2,871,970
Posted By jayjonbeach
Thanks again. I think I will try this route, and...

Thanks again. I think I will try this route, and will see if I can't backup the data somewhere first before I do
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
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Posted By jayjonbeach
Okay thanks, as I say was hoping not to go this...

Okay thanks, as I say was hoping not to go this route but you are making it sound like I must (have never seen anyone say that could be cause before, usually sata drivers, boot.ini etc)

Looking at...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
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Posted By jayjonbeach
The XP I have is a good copy I used 6 months ago,...

The XP I have is a good copy I used 6 months ago, but it is not the one that matches the sticker on the back of laptop. When I do the install I boot from CD, then it loads the Windows files to the...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,871,970
Posted By jayjonbeach
Hi thanks for reply. Yeah I guess I am pointing...

Hi thanks for reply. Yeah I guess I am pointing the finger at 7 in my frustration... :D

Not able to take a snippet atm, but what I have is 4 healthy primary NTFS partitions, first is the only...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 2,094
Views: 2,871,970
Posted By jayjonbeach
Hello All. Looking for help, just about at wit's...

Hello All. Looking for help, just about at wit's end. Have scoured the net for 2 days now, and the answer to my riddle does not seem to be posted, have tried a whole whack of things to no avail. ...
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