The unsolvable problem... at least for me... :wtc:

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  1. Soulfire

    Soulfire No Pain, No Gain

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    So here is my Issue:

    I baught a brand new Toshiba laptop that was loaded with Vista. Of course, I needed to get that lame OS off my system and load XP because Vista can't run a lot of the software I need for work.

    Anyways, I used a modified streamlined copy of XP. After I get the OS up, I get the error above and cannot get it fixed.

    Now, before you go for the obvious fix ideas, I tried them. I can't update the drivers whatsoever. I tried loading battery drivers, and they dont work. Technically, XP is suppose to load the battery drivers by itself and you shouldn't even have to. The issue is that this copy of XP has a modified winnt.sif I think. I searched other forums and other people seem to point to this as the issue. Sadly, I don't even know how/where to find this or how to fix it.

    I can't see the battery icon on my laptop, and I have tried everything to get this to work.

    Please help me :) I would greatly appreciate it. :hsd:
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    1. Buy a legitimate copy of XP.
    2. Install it.
    3. Send a modest donation to my PayPal account as a gratuity.
     
  3. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    yea, this thread has that rank odor of piracy.
     
  4. Soulfire

    Soulfire No Pain, No Gain

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    Half the planet gets XP for free... :ugh:

    Every computer guy I know gets XP for free.

    Thanks for being 40 year old douches who still believe Microsoft deservers your money... :ugh:
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    they made the product, they sell the product, they deserve the money.


    if you don't wanna pay, don't use it. Stealing it is not an appropriate or effective way to demonstrate your case.
     
  6. Slid.

    Slid. I'm a guy.

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    Well, you shouldn't be stealing their product BUT Vista keys are backwards compatible with XP. Get a legitimate XP CD from work or a friend and use YOUR cd key.
     
  7. Soulfire

    Soulfire No Pain, No Gain

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    Are they REALLY? Oooo....
     
  8. EvilSS

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    ...and it never occured to you that THAT might be the problem!? If you are going to pirate windows, at least get a working copy. shezz.
     
  9. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I'm 24. And it's more an issue of legitimate copies of XP not being haxx0red and subsequently fucked-up. There's nothing you can do to streamline changes into an install disc that you can't do after you've installed, except that streamlined mods can't be undone if they cause problems.

    Asshole. See if anyone helps you again.
     
  10. rsxm5

    rsxm5 OT Supporter

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    Yeah, quite a few computer guys get it for free by knowing how to pirate it
     

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