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Windows XP reinstall disaster!

by psleatherdad / January 30, 2006 2:06 AM PST

I need some information about a mess I have.
First things first.
While installing a new drive an old drive got reassigned to a new letter. Needless to say windows would not start. I did a reinstall and I think I blew it. All old start menu items and setting are gone. I don't care if I have to pay microsoft for help or not but I need to know if there is a way this can be fixed.

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Seems proper.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2006 2:09 AM PST

Installing this OS is not trivial. And menu items can vanish since you are installing the OS.

To get that drive letter to be "C", I put the one drive I want to be C on the master connection of the primary IDE connection. Then I begin the 5 hour process of installing this old OS.


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(NT) (NT) Maybe a quick fix? Remove that new drive.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2006 2:13 AM PST
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