XP Pro Service Pack 1 CD

  mousel 19:36 04 Jul 2007

Trying to install XP Pro on new hd on Time laptop.
Have used ms boot discs - fine. But then it asks for 'XP Pro Service Pack 1 CD' and doesn't accept SP2 cd or anything else. Please can any one help - I'm getting desperate !!

  SANTOS7 19:51 04 Jul 2007

click here

download from the link and burn to CD...

  Eric10 19:58 04 Jul 2007

Do you have an XP Pro CD?
Is your SP2 CD a full XP CD with SP2 incorporated or just the Service Pack on its own?
When you boot from the floppy disks where are you trying to install XP Pro from?

  mousel 21:29 04 Jul 2007

Santos7 - Hi! Txs for link - am downloading it now to try.
Eric10 - Yes, I have xp Pro cd including sp2 and also stand alone sp2 cd. Having booted from 6 MS XP Pro/SP1 discs which formatted/partitioned hd it then asks for sp1 cd. Hd seems to have partition at 8gb/56gish. I also have orig. reload cd's but thought clean installation would be better, so havn't tried that yet.

  Strawballs 22:10 04 Jul 2007

If you have XP pro disc you don't need to use floppy's just run straight from disc after setting it to boot from CD first.

  Stuartli 22:26 04 Jul 2007

SP2 includes SP1.

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