The ‘Windows installation’ Archives
Posted August 24, 2004 by

Slipstreaming Service Packs into your Windows XP Setup Files

This is another handy tech-recipe for XP install geeks. This tutorial explains how to ‘slipstream’ a service pack into your Windows XP Installation and then create a bootable Windows XP with an install CD. This is convenient since the slipstreaming will update your XP installation files to have the service pack applied before you install. […]

Posted August 19, 2004 by

Windows XP: Installing from the Hard Drive

This is an install tech-recipe for Windows XP. It describes how to install Windows XP from the hard drive.

Posted August 6, 2004 by

Setting Up a PC with Multiple Operating Systems

This Tech-Recipes tutorial explains installing more than one operating system (OS) on a PC (i.e., dual booting, triple booting).

Posted August 1, 2004 by

Creating your own Bootable Windows XP CD-ROM and installing XP from boot disk

This recipe requires the following ingredients: Windows XP Professional Setup disc, Neroburn 5 or 6, Windows 98 Bootdisk, smartdrv.exe, FAT32 Parition to install XP on (REQUIRED, NTFS is not detected in DOS w/o appropriate software)

Posted July 8, 2004 by

Uninstall Hidden Devices, Drivers, and Services

This tutorial describes the steps used to remove unwanted devices, drivers, and services from the device manager. These instructions can be used with Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista and Windows 7.

Posted June 30, 2004 by

XP: Repair or Fix Master Boot Record Using Recovery Console

Problems with the master boot record (MBR) of a system may prevent the system from booting. The MBR may be affected by malicious code, become corrupted by disk errors, or be overwritten by other boot loaders when experimenting with multiple operating systems on a host. This tech-recipe describes one method of repairing the MBR for […]