Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Repair Windows XP

Use this to repair your Windows XP installation. Don't forget to download service packs when you are done.

1. Put your Windows XP CD into the CDROM drive
2. When the "Press any key to boot..." message appears, do so. (Press keyboard button)
3. Press ENTER when blue menu appears (Do NOT press R for recovery console)
4. Press F8 to accept license agreement (read first, if unfamiliar)
5. Press R, to repair Windows installation.

Let it finish, and make sure you have your windows key on hand.

Microsoft Ref Link: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx

Download Service Pack 2 for Windows XP:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/learnmore/tips/doug92.mspx

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