The ‘Windows installation’ Archives
Posted January 30, 2006 by

Removing a Dual Boot in Windows

Removing a dual boot can be dangerous, and it does not guarantee that Windows will forget about the second boot sector. This is your first step in removing the boot option screen and second OS installation.

Posted October 8, 2005 by

Copy Folders and Files While Keeping Ownership and Permissions

Most copy commands give the new files and directories the same security information as the parent directory. The following tutorial explains how to preserve the ownership and ACL information.

Posted October 4, 2005 by

Fdisk Tutorial: Removing and Creating Partitions

This tutorial describes using FDISK to remove all data and partitions on a drive.

Posted September 23, 2005 by

XP: How to Bypass Validation to Download Updates When the Product Key Is Invalid

The following tech-recipe contains the steps used to bypass the validation to download updates for XP computers when the product key is invalid.

Posted June 16, 2005 by

Update and Patch XP, Office, and All Microsoft Products at the Same Time

Windows Update has long upgraded your Windows installation automatically. Now, you can update it so that it will upgrade Office and other Microsoft products simultaneously.

Posted May 2, 2005 by

Hard Drive Windows XP Installation – No Floppy/CD Drive

This method of installing a hard drive costs about $20, but it is guaranteed to work every time.

Posted September 17, 2004 by

XP SP2: Lock Up or Will Not Boot After SP2 Install on Prescott

Service Pack 2 will cause some systems with the early version of the Prescott chip to lock up.

Posted September 8, 2004 by

XP: See the State of Activation

The following tech-recipe contains a quick method to see whether or not a system has been activated.

Posted September 7, 2004 by

Creating FAT32 Partition/Preparing Drive for OS Install Using Windows 98 SE Boot Disk

The following tutorial explains using the FDISK DOS application to set up a partition on a new hard drive or to delete an existing hard drive before clean-installing an operating system (OS). This is done using the Windows 98 SE boot disk.

Posted August 29, 2004 by

Tips for Solving Problems with Windows XP SP2 and AMD 64 Processors

If you are having problems with Windows XP SP2 and your AMD Athlon 64 Processor, try using these tips to correct the issues.