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Xp Media Center Edition Start Up Disks

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#1 breakxeggs


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Posted 17 February 2006 - 11:58 PM

I would like to know if there are any XP Media Center Edition startup disks online for download.

Or if any other XP start updisks can be used to reset registry files

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 04:11 PM

There's a command (it's called "makedisk" or something similar) on the CD that came with the OS.

You also may be able to obtain them from http://www.bootdisk.com/
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Posted 23 February 2006 - 10:53 PM

Click start, then Help, click the index tab, type in "emergency repair disk" without the quotation marks, and it will tell you how to create an EMD as well as boot disks for your own computer, which would be far better than generic boot disks.

From what you stated, I think you want the EMD - emergency repair disk.

From Windows Help:
To create an Emergency Repair Disk
It has a tab for "Open" and one for "Backup".
On the Tools menu, click Create an Emergency Repair Disk.
Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

You will need a blank 1.44 MB floppy disk to create an Emergency Repair Disk (ERD).
The repair process relies on information that is saved in the systemroot\repair folder. You must not change or delete this folder.

If you type "boot" in the help section it will tell you how to make the six disk boot disk set.


You can download some from Microsoft.
Media Center is actually XP Home.


If you are going to download the boot disks download the version for the installation of Windows that originally came on your computer, ie, if it came without SP1 and SP2 download the disks for the way it came originally, not for the status it is now even though you may have downloaded SP1 and 2.

Edited by Enthusiast, 23 February 2006 - 10:55 PM.

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