Installing Windows Xp black edition

By Yggdrassil
Jun 18, 2008
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  1. I have it on cd but when i try and boot it up i get that message. At the moment i'm just running XP i was wanting to upgrade my OS.

    "Windows Setup"

    "The option to upgrade will not be available at this time becasue Setup was unable to load the file D:/i386/WINNTUPG/NETUP.GRD"

    System cannot find the file.

    "Serial should be in the .ifo file once burned to a disc."
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    In order to install xp sp2 black edition without asking for passwords you will have to make a clean install only and everything should work fine
  3. Yggdrassil

    Yggdrassil Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 39

    So i would need to get rid of my current XP then boot from the cd its on I'm kind of lost..
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Yes

    Because the Black Edition comes with programs already installed

    By the way, back up first
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