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fresh w2000 installation failure

Posted on 2004-09-21
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Hi,

I formatted the disk and am trying to do fresh installation of w2000, however, (very likely) since I do not use the original installation CD, the process was terminated asking me to get "ad_.ch file. I have not found this file on internet.
What to do ? (thinking about converting to Linux).

jbmd
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by:jvuz
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What do you mean with "since I do not use the original installation CD"?
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by:JamesDS
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jbmd
You have a duff copy of the CD. If you can't get an original, licensed version then you cannot install the OS.

Cheers

JamesDS
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cofneverlivetotell earned 135 total points
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Redhat!  erm, you could try getting another copy of win2k first though....

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by:cofneverlivetotell
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lol, i have no memory of this question but thanks for the points and grade :-)

Cof
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