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#316
cmislin

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Windows xp professional should be 32-bit includes service pack 2. Also is it ok to put the cpu motherboard switches and bios settings back from what you told me to do earlier?

Edited by cmislin, 23 December 2013 - 05:25 PM.

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My apologies for the lack of response, your last reply went over the page and I missed it.

Please leave the MB and BIOS at the Default setting.
If you have not already done so, this is ow to retrieve your Data.
Insert the Puppy disc in the tray.
Instell a FAT 32 formatted USB stick in a socket.
Boot the computer with the Puppy disc.
When at the desktop, bottom left, single click, right button on sda1, in the window that open, click Mount. Look for the My Docs Folder, open to inspect it's content. Look for other folders that may contain Date you wish to copy. If you can't find your Data, unmount sda1. then mount the next drive showing, inspect again.
When you have found your Data, Mount the USB stick.
Drag you data from the sda to the USB, it can be quite slow. When you have finished, unmount the sdaand the USB stick.
Remove the USB stick.
Shut down the computer.
Inspect the content of the USB stick on the good computer.


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I'll probably be doing this monday sometime I don't have much to get off the main drive at all but will check it the secondary drive I will work with another time since it has no OS on it and its basically storage and wouldn't be able to save all i'd want to from it.
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OK, Posted Image
Fine way to spend your Holiday, Posted Image
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OK I believe I saved everything I would like to
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Gday.
Please read this tutorial and pick method 1 if you do not have your MB disc, method 2 if you do have it.
> http://www.wikihow.c...tall-Windows-XP
Let us know which method you will use.
All that should be connected to the computer are,
Mouse and Keyboard.
Ethernet cable,
Monitor..
No other devices, including Dongles, USB sticks, Web Cams.
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Before I go ahead and do this I think rshaffer61 had me do a repair of windows installation I believe I'm trying to recall because isn't that what what method 1 is?
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Gday.
He may have but could be different if it was done using the R route.
Try this method first and if unsuccessful, we will look at a full format and install.
> http://www.informati...6?page_number=1
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so do you want me to follow your last post or the previous post?
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My last post please, also the hardware connected from Post #321.
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Wil post later if it completed and how its running if completed. If thats the next step.
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Yes please cmislin.
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Its currently stuck at the please wait windows splash screen the longer boot one but the last one. Its been a few hours I will leave it over night just in case.
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Have read it can take hours with nothing happening, then reboots to the desktop. Fingers crossed.
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Yeah he is having you do the same thing but in a different way it looks like. In the end the result should be a repair installation. If it fails and a retry results in the same then we may be forced to do a full format and reinstall. Is the XP a genuine disk or a downloaded version?
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