XP Recovery Disk with GX600

greybeard54

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I am trying to use the XP recovery disk that comes with the GX600 and when you tell it to recover, it asks for a ghosterr.txt file to be made to A:\ and when you cannot make the file it closes down the ghost program. I have tried to make it all different drive option but nothing works so far. Any suggestions to get around this
 

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Look here: https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=116539.0
 

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I have looked at this and this seems to be not what I am after to solve the problem, ghost has wiped the partition on one try of getting around the problem so I cannot go back to Vista Business and the AHCI mode is disabled in Bios, so according to the forum it should work, but still the same loop
 

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Well, delete/erase all partitions and write standard MBR over HDD then retry.
You can do that with HDD manufacturer software or with 98 boot disk, look here for the .ISO and instructions:
https://forum-en.msi.com/index.php?topic=117028.msg881351#msg881351
 

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where can I find a XP Recovery Disk meant for the GX600? I only have Vista Business recovery CD.
 

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Did you delete the recovery partition? If you didn't you only need to press a key during bootup.
 

yc32003

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ok which key should I press, cause I still have the partition and I really dont want Vista.
 

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yc32003 said:
where can I find a XP Recovery Disk meant for the GX600? I only have Vista Business recovery CD.
Well your notebook comes with Vista, so normally you have Vista recovery DVD only.
 

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Nop, don't think so. If you want to install XP proceed as usual.
 

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If your notebook was supplied with Vista, then you'll need to purchase a genuine copy of Windows XP with a genuine product key license if you wish to install that instead.
 
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