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XP home reinstall does not find previous version of Xp home

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by dopangle, Feb 6, 2011.

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  1. dopangle

    dopangle Thread Starter

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    I am trying to do a reinstall of xp home and on setup it says it cannot find a previous version on hard drive. XP got corrupted and won't boot that is why I was going to reinstall. Any ideas?????
     
  2. TheOutcaste

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    Sounds like you have an Upgrade disc, does it say Upgrade on the disc itself?
    Is it asking you it insert a disk with the previous OS?

    In that case, you should be able to insert the CD for your previous operating system (Win9x/WinME/Win2K) to show setup that you have a qualifying copy.
     
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