Why was activation added to XP? Moving a hard drive with XP installed to a new computer. 4. From the link [clarification], hardware can be upgraded and only the change of mother board will qualify as a non-original computer. I would like to try your trick but I can't run regedit because my motherboard died and I can't boot into my XP operating system to run regedit. Check This Out
Setup will run the upgrade code that will re-enumerate the hardware and set itself to boot from the new controller. Setting XP to new hardware Option #1 Repair Install to SET XP to New Motherboard Option #2 IDE replacement and Safe Mode procedure to SET XP to New Motherboard. A list of all the current installations of Windows XP will be displayed in the lower portion of the window. Remove the hard drive or drives Install hard drive with XP installed to new computer, making sure to duplicate the cabling of computer hard drive/s is moved from. http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/moving_xp.html
For clarification: Contact Microsoft Corporate and Legal Affairs Microsoft Corporation One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052-6399 USA What information are you required to give? Remove XP CD. This will prevent the inaccessible boot device blue screen. I had already deleted the Enum key in the current_config and rebooted on the original machine (intel p4) into safemode and searched the registry after failing to locate Intelppm in the
Please read carefully and follow through with the recommendations! Remove old motherboard and replace with new motherboard. If Repair is not one of the options, read this Warning!! How To Copy Windows Xp From One Computer To Another Consider A Donation Create A Personalized Boot Logo Screen Using XP Disk Cleanup Utility Using Disk Defragmenter Utility Common Solutions Tips and Solutions Arranged by XP Control Panel Groupings
Backups of Windows that create .QIC and CD-R/CDRW's using the packet writing format will need to have XP compatible software installed to access the information. * This article explains: 1. Windows Xp Replace Motherboard Without Reinstall Two problem areas exist. I was taking a look on your procedure to "Replace Motherboard on a Windows XP System" and I think I could improve it... Why and how does it boot and have no issues "without" the Enum tree?JadeMasters May 6th, 2014 at 9:05 am 24 YOU MY FRIEND JUST SAVED MY DAMN ASS
Thank you so much!Ken February 9th, 2013 at 6:44 pm 11 I owe you many beers, or some equivalent. Best Motherboard For Xp You will need to make custom adjustments to the backup settings. The hard drive is still good. KB 833330 Blaster removal What You Should Know About the Sasser Worm and Its Variants Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation.
To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3. Check the motherboard manufacturers web site for BIOS updates for the new motherboard. Move Windows Xp Hard Drive To New Computer If booting from CD is not an option, return to BIOS and make sure booting from CD is the first boot option. Windows Xp Motherboard Info Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.
Once you find the settings there will likely be many choices available by using a combination of the arrow and PageUp/PageDown keys. his comment is here Booting into Windows is only an option when you do a direct replacement of the Motherboard, otherwise it is like playing Russian Roulette. The biggest danger when working on a computer is static electricity. Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair. Windows Xp Compatible Motherboards
Just try again until you get into the BIOS setup utility. Follow the manufacturer instructions and place these files on floppy disks so they will be available once the motherboard has been replaced. Also make sure you read through the entire OEM NOTES from the OEM XP system motherboard link. this contact form Please note that a Repair Install from the Original install XP CD will remove SP1/SP2 and service packs will need to be reapplied.
The files are Sysprep.exe and Setupcl.exe. Windows Xp Motherboard Drivers but if I understand you correctly you have done this before to this copy of XP, so my above statement won't apply. No BSOD, it booted fine, and took some time to instal every component.
Please read carefully and follow through with the recommendations! You obviously thought wrong, your post was not clear enough, my additional info was for the benefit of the OP, it's not my fault you can't explain it properly, believe it Right click, select update driver and select install from a list or specific location. Change Motherboard Without Reinstalling Windows 7 With this method, booting the first time with the new motherboard should be done in Safe mode.
Solution 2; In-Place Upgrade to force hardware re-detection: Review and complete Pre-Action Procedures described in the Pre-Action. Once on that KB article it is stated to use the download BEFORE sp3 upgrade. Thanks, Arie.najoobk November 9th, 2014 at 6:37 am 26 fix HDC is the tool to run can be done pre or post disk move more info here http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=20464 Installation will continue, prompting you from time to time to supply some additional setup information.
Will the settings from the old computer continue to be useable in the new? Many thanks! Preparing to Restart the Computer Please -- do yourself a favor and do not skip over this section. Just hit the spacebar or any other key that’s convenient within the five second time span the message will be displayed.
The key is preparation of the old system before taking out the old motherboard. You do not need to or have to provide more information. Which is better? In essence you are installing a fresh copy of XP over the existing copy.
If you have hardware conflicts with the new motherboard and any device, you will have extensive problems noticeable by memory dumps. I've successfully switched hardware from an AMD based system to an Intel based system without needing a repair installation, it's all in the preparation. 06-15-2009, 09:10 PM TnHilltopper 11,128 Click Next Follow on screen prompts until computer restarts. I thought my post ("originally installed in") and my caviat ("copy of XP") where clear enough not to require any further clarification. 06-16-2009, 06:08 PM NHDave 9,779 posts, read
You may need to extract files from the Windows XP CD, files are located at CD:\SUPPORT\TOOLS\ in a cab file called DEPLOY.CAB. First off, extracting the SYSPREP tool from the WindowsXP pro .CAB files (on install disk) worked like a champ and it fired up right off without a hitch. XP will install the drivers it needs and you can install the new motherboard drivers. Email replies will be accepted and answered when time allows.
and then click the browser back button to continue. I moved HDD with XP installed after the motherboard died to another computer which had Win 7. Also make sure you read through the entire OEM NOTES from the OEM XP system motherboard link.