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Need help with windows xp

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Billw, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Billw

    Billw Junior Member

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    I have problems with it and want to reload the software. When I try to use my update CD it tells me that I have a newer version and won't allow me to replace/reload it. How can I get around this and reload the software using my cd?
    I know there are some smart guys that will read this. :D

    Bill
     
  2. mindseye

    mindseye Registered Member

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    Which software are you trying to update?
     
  3. Billw

    Billw Junior Member

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    Windows xp home edition.
    I just want to reload it and the software says I have a later version on my computer and won't let me reload it from the cd.

    Thanks
     
  4. hispy

    hispy Newbie

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    This is because you have SP2 installed. Your original disk did not have this on the CD. You need to create a new Windows XP installation CD with Service Pack
    2 slipstreamed into it or try a disk partition and install it on a new partition. The only other way is to reformat and do a clean install.
     
  5. dabandit

    dabandit Registered Member

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    Quickest? Go to a torrent site and get a slipstreamed SP2 ISO (Home OEM version). Do your upgrade from there.
     
  6. Billw

    Billw Junior Member

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    Thanks guys, I will try these measures to get it fixed. Appreciate your time.

    Bill