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Briguy

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    Windows repair error. I need some help fast!
    « on: July 15, 2008, 01:44:01 PM »
    I have a HP laptop and I was doing a repair installation of xp home on it and when it get's to the end it comes up with this error message.

    "Setup can not set the required Windows XP configuration information. This indicates an internal setup error. Contact your system administrator"

    What should I do?

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    Re: Windows repair error. I need some help fast!
    « Reply #1 on: July 15, 2008, 03:22:00 PM »
    If the data on the drive is not critical, I would avoid the "Repair Install" and perform a "Clean Install" that wipes the partition out, recreates it, reformats it, and then you should be good.... If your system is one that has the Restore on the D: partition of the same drive that it is trying to rebuld C: on and you dont have a System Restore CD or DVD set for the system, you will need to buy a new copy of the OS or Borrow a friends OS and activate your system against "YOUR KEY" affixed to your system, or it is ILLEGAL!!!

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    Re: Windows repair error. I need some help fast!
    « Reply #2 on: July 15, 2008, 03:29:24 PM »
    Another thing you can try is remove any unneccessary devices and their drivers....if something has been installed recently remove it and see if the Repair Install will take.
    I've seen this before with XP.

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