When I was installing media center edition (on the disc that came with my pc, labeled "media center edition") the installer repeatedly referred to it as "XP Pro"... kinda worried me for a second but after the install...
Some of you may remember may, I had a thread about a week ago re: issues doing a fresh install of the OS/programs on my new PC.
Well, I got just about everything to work... just about. The one thing that had trouble installing, that I...
aight, I found a folder on one of the swsetup discs called "default", went into that and launched a program to restore factory settings for windows. It looks like it worked, I'm online now!
And nobody else gives a shit!
8. After that run Windows again and install following directory contents (all from SwSetup):
- Video (GM950 drivers for me)
- WLAN2 (wireless lan adapter)
- NETWORK (only right click on the e100b325.inf file and run...
Alright, looks like I'm getting somewhere. I'm now running a skeleton version of Windows. (Recycle Bin is the only icon)
Best of all, disk management reads:
C: 14.16gb NTFS Healthy (system)
_ 1gb NTFS healthy (unknown partition)
Originally Posted by AmigaDude
1) Boot the OS install CD
a) Delete ALL partitions, except the last ~1GB QP partition
b) Create a New OS partition = NTFS = 14GB
c) Install to the new partition = C:
I just had a big post ready to go and my browser crashed. Here is my situation thru disk management's view:
C drive: Basic, NTFS, Healthy (System)
60gb capacity, 44gb free space. Has the original bloatware install that I can still boot...
Here is a new problemo:
Drive C:/ is about 60GB total, 44GB free... THIS ONE STILL HAS THE FACTORY media center installed... because I didn't touch it-- I installed xp on the D partition to which I alotted 14GB... after that, for a...