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  • I HAVE A OLDER COMPUTER DESK TOP IT DID WORK AND THEN I HOOKED IT UP TO HIGH SPEED INTERNET AND DOWNLOADED THE NORTON SECURITY SUITE AND MICROSOFT SECURITY ESENTIALS TRIED TO CREATE WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTION AND THEN IT SHUT DOWN And keeps rebooting and will not go to start page to do a system restore on it what can i do to make this computer work again please help me i was just helping brother with this computer and messed it up
    Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:55 AM

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  • Please repair the windows XP installation...

    Set your first boot device in the Bios to CD-Rom. Insert your Windows XP CD, save the bios settings and exit. Soon "Press any key to boot of CD" will appear on the screen, hit the space bar to continue.

    Now setup will inspect your hardware and software, it then will load various files required for the repair. Just wait and be patient, this may take a few moments.

    Soon a menu will appear, press enter to continue.

    Now the "End User Agreement" Press "F8" if you agree, "ESC" if you don't. 

    You will now have to select the installation you wish to repair. Usually there is only one, but sometimes, there may be 2 or more (i.e. you have done a parallel install to resolve a problem), use the up/down arrow key to select the install, and then press "R" to continue.

    Setup will now examine the disk be patient, it can take a few minutes.

    Setup will go through a percentage - 1 to 100%

    A screen will soon appear. Press "F3" to continue

    Now setup will reboot system, wait 15 seconds or just press enter.

    Regards, h9ck3r.
    Saturday, October 29, 2011 7:11 AM
  • Hey,

    You need to boot on DVD like h9ck3r said or make a USB bootable..

    Try this, http://downloadsquad.switched.com/2009/08/27/make-a-bootable-usb-installer-for-windows-xp-vista-7-with-wint/

    Try and read this, http://reboot.pro/4900/

    Try and execute this, http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-create-bootable-windows-7-vista-or-xp-usb-flashpen-drive-with-a-single-click-must-try/


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    Saturday, October 29, 2011 3:33 PM