RE: success with installation of Windows XP to new drive

Please send me a copy too if don't mind?

Thanks.


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Jack Lowe
Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 8:35 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: success with instalation of Windows XP to new drive

I'd be glad to send them!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Bauer" <holdsworthfan@xxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 9:32 PM
Subject: Re: success with instalation of Windows XP to new drive


> Could someone send me a copy of the instructions?
> holdsworthfan@xxxxxx
> I must have missed that particular post. *grin*
>
>
> Cheers, Jim
> Web Site: http://jbauer.port5.com
>
> Original message
> from: "Jack Lowe" <akronjack1982@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> subject: Re: success with instalation of Windows XP to new drive
> date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 21:07:30 -0500
>
>>Hi Ray,
>>
>>Glad to hear that it all worked so well for you.  Allow me to share one
>>thing with you that I forgot to include before.
>>If your bias settings are correct, you should be able to run the setup
>>without removing the floppy disc.  The bias settings should see your CD 
>>ROM
>>first, your hard drive second, and your floppy drive third.  Let me tell 
>>you
>>how I do the install.  First, I snap the floppy into the computer.  Then I
>>put the windows XP disc into the drive.  Once it's in, I hold in the power
>>button until it shuts off.
>>Now, I start up the computer.  At this point, I keep tapping the space bar
>>to start the install of windows xp.  What this does is OK the beginning of
>>the installation.  If someone could see the screen, they'd just hit the
>>space bar when it came up.  But since I can't, I have to keep tapping it
>>until I hear the CD start to spin up at a high rate of speed.
>>At this point, it looks to the floppy drive for the installation
>>instructions.  If everything is installed in the .sif file, it should run
>>straight through as you found out.  But if your way is most comfortable 
>>for
>>you then stay with it.
>>I'm glad that it worked out so well for you.   Jack
>>
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Ray Foret Jr." <rforetjr@xxxxxxxxx>
>>To: "JFW List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 8:00 PM
>>Subject: success with instalation of Windows XP to new drive
>>
>>
>>> As you can see, I am here to report success!!!  my thanks to Jack and 
>>> all
>>> other people on this list who helped with this issue.  Some things I'd
>>> like
>>> to point out.
>>>
>>> 1.  It is of utmost importance that one follow the instructions provided
>>> in
>>> the kit to the letter.  The tasks of filling in the information for the
>>> nd winnt.sif and then saving the changes and renaming the file and then
>>> moving it along with the winnt.bat file require nothing more than simple
>>> Windows skills.
>>>
>>> 2.  With my setup, I found I had to do the following:
>>>
>>>    a.  after inserting the brand new drive with the Windows XP install
>>> disk
>>> in the CD drive, I had to temporarily remove the  floppy disk.
>>>
>>>    b.  I then turned on the computer and kept pressing the F 12 key 
>>> until
>>> I
>>> heard a change in the system's behavior.
>>>    c.  I then pressed the down arrow key 4 times then pressed enter.
>>>
>>>    d.  Then, the CD began to grab.  At that moment, I quickly shoved the
>>> floppy disk back in the drive.
>>> 3.  The system went to restart a couple of times.  At each time, it was
>>> necessary to remove the floppy till the CD spun up again then re insert
>>> it.
>>> I don't know why this is but it seemed to be the way I had to do it.
>>>
>>> 4.  upon the second restart, the music came up and I was able to invoke
>>> Narrator and finished the process.
>>>
>>>    I'm back on my old drive, however.  This is not because something has
>>> gone wrong; it hasn't.  It's just that the drive is now at the point 
>>> where
>>> I
>>> want it.  IF I put it back in and started up, I wait only 20 seconds or 
>>> so
>>> and I'm at my new desk top.  So, why wait?  I'm waiting for my JAWS 6
>>> disks
>>> to come in and that way I won't have to bother with the quella at all. 
>>> I
>>> can then make a slave dive out of this one and back all my .dbx and 
>>> .wwab
>>> files to my new Outlook Express and install my AVG ETC.
>>>
>>>    Again, my thanks especially to Jack, who proved himself to be very 
>>> much
>>> a help in this regard.  I just thought that, what with all this talk of
>>> late
>>> of how much help is too much and how to give it, y'all might like to 
>>> read
>>> a
>>> short success story for once.  Again, thanks.
>>>
>>> Sincerely Yours,
>>>
>>> The Constantly BAREFOOTED
>>> Ray
>>>
>>> Home Phone And Fax:  (985)853-0139
>>> E-mail and Windows Messenger:
>>> rforetjr@xxxxxxxxx
>>>
>>> God Bless President George W Bush
>>> God Bless America
>>> And God Bless Our Troops
>>>
>>>
>>>
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