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Install Tablet components after clean XP SP2 install

Situation:  Toughbook HDD (XP Tablet, 1st ed) crashed.  No recovery disks.  Installed new hard drive, loaded XP SP2, OS works fine.

Problem:  Missing .dll during SP2 install, xp asked for "CD2".  Pen/Screen will not interact.  I know that before the crash, both pen and screen operated normally.  

Question:  Is there a way to install the missing .dll?  Or, is there another way to let XP know that there this machine is a tablet?  

Thanks
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charliegolf
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charliegolf
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and235100Commented:
Unfortunately - no - you will have to buy (or obtain another way) Tablet PC 2002/2005, and do a clean install.
You cannot integrate Tablet PC components into XP Pro.
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jeffiepooCommented:
Ok so I have 2 questions:

Did you use the product key that was on the sticker on your computer?  

Did you use the same version of windows that is written on the product key sticker?

(The sticker is a 25 digit alpha numeric key separated into 5 groups of 5 digits separated by dashes)
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charliegolfAuthor Commented:
Yes, I used the COA attached to machine to load a copy of XP Pro SP2.  After load, machine recognized that it was XP Tablet (2005).  No, I did not load the same version of Windows that is on the sticker.  
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skca54Senior EngineerCommented:
The Tablet and Media Center add-ons are on CD2 of XP Pro.
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jeffiepooCommented:
Check out the manufacturer's website for drivers. You should ALWAYS do this after reloading an OS. Use the device manager to figure out which drivers are not installed.

Right click on "My Computer" and go to "Properties" click on the hardware tab, and click "device manager"

I don't know if it will work if you loaded a different version of windows than was on the sticker, but you will soon enough find out after you load all of the drivers.

If it doesn't work, you have no choice but to find some Windows XP CDs that match the COA.  You will still have to load the drivers though.

Assuming skca54 is right, You will need the Media Center 2005 Disks. (There are 2 instead of the usual 1)
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charliegolfAuthor Commented:
Solution:  After hours of bashing my head against the wall, re-loading drivers and cursing the day this Panasonic CF-18 Tablet was put into existance, I entered "regsvr32 ole32.dll" into the command prompt.  I'm a little rusty, but doesn't this re-register .dll's?  At any rate, tablet functions regained (not completely tested though).  I'll send the link to the XP newsgroup if anyone is interested.
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jeffiepooCommented:
How did you find this fix?
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grayeCommented:
Microsoft has recently changed their policy to allow end users to purchase the Tablet PC Edition disks.   (This was previously only available to OEMs)
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jeffiepooCommented:
Well it should be abandoned, or at least not closed if the answer or fix is not explained. The purpose of a thread being closed is so others can look at it and fix an identical problem. - Not to tell you how to do your job or anything.
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charliegolfAuthor Commented:
and235100, 250 for being on the most correct track.  jeffiepoo, 250 for your tenacity.
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