Issues with Installation in Windows® XP®
What issues are most likely during installing Windows XP in your computer?
Microsoft Windows XP is one of the leading Operating System available in market today with many features and benefits. There are several benefits of installing Windows XP to your system. Windows XP is a very speedy and fast response generative in nature. As a multitasking Operating System, it permits the users to switch among various applications and multitask smoothly. Another main advantage of Windows XP is its swift delete function. Usually automatic updates to Windows XP have effect without delay in a time-bound manner and they do not impede with browsing activity. Windows XP is installed with a new driver rollback feature that permits the user to abandon a new device driver and get back the preceding one if required. Windows XP also offers an ideal error notification report when an issue arises.
There are many issues might occur at the time of installing errors in Windows XP and tips to solve the issue:
- System automatically restarts
- Mail Folders, Address Book, and E-mail Messages Are Missing
- Data loss might happen
System automatically restarts
Your computer gets automatically restarts at the time of installing Windows XP to your computer. This is mainly due to the problem with the registry. The registry is the database that could stock up all the system settings. The computer registry becomes more complex while you use your computer. The more programs you use the greater the chance your registry could face with errors and become bloated eventually. This might lead to automatic restarting of computer as Windows XP installs.
Mail Folders, Address Book, and E-mail Messages Are Missing
Sometimes Microsoft Outlook Express mail folders, E-mail messages, and Address Book are missing after installing Windows XP. This issue occurs as the Windows XP file structure and the files for Microsoft Outlook Express in the same location differs. Then, you need to copy the Mail Folders to solve the issue. You need to copy all the files from the chosen folder into the Windows XP Mail folder. You have to perform this process for each identity folder, but ensure to generate a separate folder, such as XPMail1, for all identity folder set up. You could also import Your Mail and Folders. This procedure helps you to import your previous mail into the present Identity. After it is complete, then click Finish. You have to repeat this for each of the folders that you produced earlier.
You might lose data that is getting stored in the All Users folder and you might lose the default programs and settings that are present in the Default User folder after Windows XP install. In addition to these, Start menu shortcuts, items in the Startup group, and documents, pictures, or music files that are stored in the Shared Documents folder might get missing. For solving this issue, you need to restore the missing data and program shortcuts from a backup. For solving this issue, you need to obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP.