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Old 06-18-2006, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cannot execute programs in new XP install

This one has me stumped! I run XP on my primary HD (20 G) - works great. Just installed XP on a primary partition (30 G) on my secondary HD (200 G) - I want to set up an Internet business and want to keep it separate. Only programs installed on the new partition besides XP is System Mechanic and Kaspersky AV. Everything installed perfectly. Now, I can't execute anything. Can't get into SM to optimize settings. Can't even shut down XP (have to reset). Nothing is working.
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Old 06-18-2006, 01:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you installed 2 copys of xp?

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Old 06-19-2006, 06:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Absolutely. I need my business separated from all the junk on my primary drive. I've installed dual versions of XP before but this time, nothing is working. As I said, I can't even shut it down.
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Old 06-19-2006, 07:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Did you have these problem's before installing System Mechanic and the AV?
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Old 06-19-2006, 09:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Are they both on the same partition?
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Old 06-20-2006, 01:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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no mak i think he stated that they were diffrent partitions, on diffrent harddrives even.

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