XP Issues

By skoscielak
Mar 30, 2005
  1. I thought I could upgrade from XP home to XP PRO. Nope! Can't do it. I wish I knew that earlier. Now, the computer is almost dead in the water. It will boot up to the “Welcome” log in screen, however after I pick a user (Does not matter what user I pick) the system says “Loading your personal settings” and hangs or Sometimes it will return to the “Welcome” screen. Sometimes not. If I reset or power down & reboot, I get either same issue

    Now I can boot & log in however random programs still do not work. I did a start win XP disk in & choose "R". It appeared to load everything however it comes back with

    "Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed in your computer. I am clueless because if I reboot it finds the 2 80G hard drives
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

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