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Windowsxpuser2000

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Can someone please help me..I was using Windows M/E and decided to put my windows xp restore disk to install it on my hard drive that had m/e on it and i did it and everything seemed to install correctly until when i restart my cpu after installing and it just does nothing it freezes up can anyone please help!!
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You can only use an XP recovery disc on the machine it was supplied with. It won't run on a different PC. I assume it must be a different PC if it had WinME on it?
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yes i used it on an older computer that had windows m/e on the hard drive..since i wasent suppose to do that how do i get it to work again?
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Do you have a working PC with XP on it? Suppose you must have if you own a recovery cd? Anyway, to get the old PC working again your only option is to re-install ME on it if you have a proper ME install CD. You may have to boot it up with an ME startup-floppy first --- use FDISK to delete the existing partition if it's been converted to NTFS by the recovery CD (ME won't install on an NTFS partition) --- then use FDISK again to create a new primary DOS partition ---- then use FORMAT to format the new partition --- and finally, install Windows ME on it if you have a proper install CD.
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