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Modified as instructed (CDInstall REG_DWORD 0x0000000 (0)).

Still receiving insert CD prompt when attempting to scan.
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Not sure why it is happening.


Can you borrow a Windows XP CD???
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I will need to check around to see what I can find. I believe our disc may have been inadvertently thrown away during the course of several moves. We had a legitimate (purchased) version of the operating system. Are you aware of any way to receive a duplicate disc from Microsoft?

I will be monitoring this post from work today, and will have access to my home computer again tonight. Thanks for your continued assistance!
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I dont think that you can get a duplicate CD from Microsoft or even the vendor from whom you bought Windows XP.


We need to use a Windows CD for doing a repair install of Windows. For this purpose we only need the CD and dont need the "Key".

It would be a one shot solution for most of the issues. tackling them one at a time would be very tedious, time consuming and involve trial and error to locate the things to fix.

Let me know if you can borrow Windows CD
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I will check and get back to you shortly. Thanks.
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I will keep your topic open for a few days. Post back when you get the CD
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Thanks, will do.
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ok
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Ordered a replacement XP Professional disc from Microsoft last night, and will let you know as soon as I have the disc. Interestingly, as long as you have a product ID code, they will provide a replacement product for a nominal (~$35) charge. Many thanks for your continued help.
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Sure, let me know when the CD arrives
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Received the CD today. What is the next step?
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Thats Great news !!!!!

Please insert the Windows XP CD in the CD.

Click on Start ---> Run. Type in

sfc /scannow

and hit enter.

This will check your system files for their integrity.

Let me know how it goes.
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Success. (I think.)

The computer wouldn't read the files directly from the cd (kept getting the error prompt), so I copied the I386 folder from the CD to the C: drive in safe mode, restarted, and then did the scan.

The scan ran for about 5-10 minutes. When the scan finished, there were no indications of any files missing.
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and you are still having issues with your PC ???
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Yes. After running the scan, I tried again to connect to the Internet, but was unable. As I previously indicated, some programs are able to access the Internet, but not Internet Explorer.
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