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Anonymous
August 1, 2005 8:20:13 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Mark L. Ferguson Wrote:
> Run a Repair or 'upgrade' setup.
>
> If you run an XP "Upgrade"setup, from the original, or "Gold" version
> of the setup CD, and you have SP2 installed, it might go into
> a setup loop, and you could lose your install. Uninstall SP2, BEFORE
> you Upgrade setup from CD (that lacks sp2 on it.)
>
> 875350 - How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer:
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=875350
>
> How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install:
> http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
>
> --
> Mark L. Ferguson
> FAQ for Windows Antispy
> http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
> "mmcgrath" mmcgrath.1t2lpr@pcbanter.net wrote in message
> news:mmcgrath.1t2lpr@pcbanter.net...-
>
> I keep getting this message when I start my computer that says I need
> to
> activate windows, it says click Ok to activate windows, so I click
> Ok,
> then it says "this program of windows is already activated, click ok
> to
> exit" so I click Ok and the computer just restarts again, and the
> whole
> process repeats again and again. Please help!!!!
>
>
> --
> mmcgrath-

How would I go about doing all that? I don't have the CD. I just got my
computer fixed from a virus it had. Is there anyway to do it without the
CD? I can't do anything on the computer at all. It just restarts and
restarts.


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mmcgrath

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Anonymous
August 2, 2005 11:55:26 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Any legal Preinstalled version of XP must have a way to Recover the system. It's a 'windows logo' requirement. Determine what you
have purchased for that.

--
Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for Windows Antispy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
"mmcgrath" <mmcgrath.1t3j1o@pcbanter.net> wrote in message news:mmcgrath.1t3j1o@pcbanter.net...
>
> Mark L. Ferguson Wrote:
>> Run a Repair or 'upgrade' setup.
>>
>> If you run an XP "Upgrade"setup, from the original, or "Gold" version
>> of the setup CD, and you have SP2 installed, it might go into
>> a setup loop, and you could lose your install. Uninstall SP2, BEFORE
>> you Upgrade setup from CD (that lacks sp2 on it.)
>>
>> 875350 - How to remove Windows XP Service Pack 2 from your computer:
>> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=875350
>>
>> How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install:
>> http://michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
>>
>> --
>> Mark L. Ferguson
>> FAQ for Windows Antispy
>> http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
>> "mmcgrath" mmcgrath.1t2lpr@pcbanter.net wrote in message
>> news:mmcgrath.1t2lpr@pcbanter.net...-
>>
>> I keep getting this message when I start my computer that says I need
>> to
>> activate windows, it says click Ok to activate windows, so I click
>> Ok,
>> then it says "this program of windows is already activated, click ok
>> to
>> exit" so I click Ok and the computer just restarts again, and the
>> whole
>> process repeats again and again. Please help!!!!
>>
>>
>> --
>> mmcgrath-
>
> How would I go about doing all that? I don't have the CD. I just got my
> computer fixed from a virus it had. Is there anyway to do it without the
> CD? I can't do anything on the computer at all. It just restarts and
> restarts.
>
>
> --
> mmcgrath
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