1) Boot from a Win PE disk to get access to a file manager 2) Copy the contents of the Win10 DVD to a partition on the drive 3) Right-click in the Win10 folder and run it -- to start the actual installation The advantage to doing it that way (running from Kyhi's Win PE) vice making the install partition on the hard drive bootable is that if you make the install partition on the hard drive bootable, when Windows is done installing onto the rest of the hard drive you will actually end up with dual boot.
Introduction This post is a guide for upgrading compaq Presario R3000 to windows 7.
Oh...before you boot from the HDD you have to open a command prompt.
Navigate to whatever drive letter the small partition is. So in the command prompt you would do: E: CD boot Bootsect /nt60 E: /force /mbr then you can reboot the computer from the HDD and Windows setup will start.
Hilarious, almost two years to the day (May 16 2006-May 6 2008) after Microsoft removed the solution from Knowledge Base Article 888372, the resolution is now back! I'm guessing they couldn't deal with the potential fallout of n thousand people complaining that their computers won't boot/endlessly rebooting.
So, since I have removed the OS partition to make room for Win10 (it only has an 80GB drive), I though that (maybe) the following could work: 1) Boot from a Win PE disk to get access to a file manager 2) Copy the contents of the Win10 DVD to a partition on the drive 3) Right-click in the Win10 folder and run it -- to start the actual installation Anyone know for a fact this will NOT work -- and save me the time trying it?HP Compaq, All-in-One, Armada, Business, Communication, Concerto, Contura, Deskpro, Desktop, Elite Book, Mini-note, Mobile, Notebook, Omni Book, Pavilion, Presario, Pro Book, Pro Liant, Pro Signia, Tablet, Touch Smart and more that are not yet listed here.In the next paragraph some of the varied Presario C700 Series drivers and hardware configurations are shown.Instead of running an unsupported operating system from April 8, 2014 on, XP users can upgrade the system to another version of Windows, or Linux.Choices As far as Windows goes, there are currently three options to choose from:: Run Upgrade Advisor to find out about that.