Solved how do i find the nt install xp on win xp

Microsoft corporation / Ubcd4win
July 3, 2011 at 11:42:55
Specs: Windows xp home ed sp2
need to create an ultimate boot cd ubcd4win for a compaque presario5000 xp home edition laptop bought already installed during manufacture restore sp2 was installed but the registry systemroot\32\config\software is corrupt absent or unwritable prevents using it everything I look at is for xp3 which I tried to install from safe mode but was stopped due to reg error.Is it ok to use cd for xp3 on a corrupt sp2 reg and be sucessful?I HAVE NOT PURCHASED CD YET I dont no if I can do it with the product Im looking at

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July 3, 2011 at 12:44:40
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UBCD4win can't fix an install's registry.. Borrow someone's xp cd and use the repair feature.

In either case the xp cd will repair to the level it has on the cd. One can update later.

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July 3, 2011 at 13:07:52
If you have a legal product key but "lost" your disc, there's nothing illegal about downloading a copy of XP thru the torrents & using it to do a repair or a fresh install. And you should be able to find a copy that already has SP3 integrated into it.

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