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Anonymous
January 3, 2005 9:31:38 PM

Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.packardbell (More info?)

>Hi dudes,
>I recently tried to restore my pc using the three master discs and found
that I needed an xp boot disk.>A computer guru supplied me with a floppy
but it booted in DOS, and because I didn't know the command I was scuppered
to perform the re installation.> SOOOO ! I had to use an old windows
BOOTFLOP exe floppy (2002)
>This worked, but I found that I had to bin off SP2 cos it wouldn't allow me
to connect to the internet ??? (SP 2 was ok before !!)> The reason for the
restore in the first place was because I installed Norton Antivirus 2005
(that worked great :-)) )
>Then I put Go-Back on and that bolloxed everything up, at first it could be
disabled - then it couldn't and I thought I'd lost my pc, so needless to
say, Go - Back >has been binned !
>I may be able to run my i-Media 5066 trouble free on old files,but I would
prefer to have the XP files of course.
>Can anybody supply any DOS info.
>Cheers, icebreaker

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Anonymous
January 3, 2005 11:18:57 PM

Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.packardbell (More info?)

GO Back is royal bite in the ass. I had that program and it caused nothing but grief.

The Restore System feature that comes with the XP OS is all you need.



Freddie wrote:

> >Hi dudes,
> >I recently tried to restore my pc using the three master discs and found
> that I needed an xp boot disk.>A computer guru supplied me with a floppy
> but it booted in DOS, and because I didn't know the command I was scuppered
> to perform the re installation.> SOOOO ! I had to use an old windows
> BOOTFLOP exe floppy (2002)
> >This worked, but I found that I had to bin off SP2 cos it wouldn't allow me
> to connect to the internet ??? (SP 2 was ok before !!)> The reason for the
> restore in the first place was because I installed Norton Antivirus 2005
> (that worked great :-)) )
> >Then I put Go-Back on and that bolloxed everything up, at first it could be
> disabled - then it couldn't and I thought I'd lost my pc, so needless to
> say, Go - Back >has been binned !
> >I may be able to run my i-Media 5066 trouble free on old files,but I would
> prefer to have the XP files of course.
> >Can anybody supply any DOS info.
> >Cheers, icebreaker
Anonymous
January 4, 2005 3:21:14 PM

Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.packardbell (More info?)

>Thanks for confirming that Go-Back really is tish.
>but what about booting with old floppys.
>also,is it possible to bin off P.Bell files altogether and
>install windows XP in a non proprietry capacity.
>





"Phil Salisbury" <woodlawn.cabinetry@verizon.net> wrote in message
news:41D9A8E6.3CC29255@verizon.net...
> GO Back is royal bite in the ass. I had that program and it caused
nothing but grief.
>
> The Restore System feature that comes with the XP OS is all you need.
>
>
>
> Freddie wrote:
>
> > >Hi dudes,
> > >I recently tried to restore my pc using the three master discs and
found
> > that I needed an xp boot disk.>A computer guru supplied me with a
floppy
> > but it booted in DOS, and because I didn't know the command I was
scuppered
> > to perform the re installation.> SOOOO ! I had to use an old windows
> > BOOTFLOP exe floppy (2002)
> > >This worked, but I found that I had to bin off SP2 cos it wouldn't
allow me
> > to connect to the internet ??? (SP 2 was ok before !!)> The reason for
the
> > restore in the first place was because I installed Norton Antivirus 2005
> > (that worked great :-)) )
> > >Then I put Go-Back on and that bolloxed everything up, at first it
could be
> > disabled - then it couldn't and I thought I'd lost my pc, so needless to
> > say, Go - Back >has been binned !
> > >I may be able to run my i-Media 5066 trouble free on old files,but I
would
> > prefer to have the XP files of course.
> > >Can anybody supply any DOS info.
> > >Cheers, icebreaker
>
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