Need to cancel winnt.exe setup!

Posted: 01-11-2009, 12:58 AM
I have a bootable CD that reads my ntfs formatted disk. I
unintentionally started the winnt.exe setup process from my system
drive thinking I had a few more opportunities to quit before it
started. I'm at the point where it says

"The MS-DOS based portion of Setup is complete.
Setup will now restart your computer. After your computer restarts,
Windows XP Setup will continue.

If there is a floppy disk in drive A:, remove it now.

Press ENTER to restart your computer and continue Windows XP Setup."

I already have XP installed and do not want this setup to continue.
From my research this portion of winnt.exe just copied files necessary
to continue with the setup. What options do I have for canceling?
Thanks.

Need to cancel winnt.exe setup!


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Andy
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Re: Need to cancel winnt.exe setup!
Posted: 01-11-2009, 01:33 AM
Edit boot.ini on the hard drive.

On Sat, 10 Jan 2009 16:58:32 -0800 (PST), gm <gmcdanie@hotmail.com>
wrote:
>I have a bootable CD that reads my ntfs formatted disk. I
>unintentionally started the winnt.exe setup process from my system
>drive thinking I had a few more opportunities to quit before it
>started. I'm at the point where it says
>
>"The MS-DOS based portion of Setup is complete.
>Setup will now restart your computer. After your computer restarts,
>Windows XP Setup will continue.
>
>If there is a floppy disk in drive A:, remove it now.
>
>Press ENTER to restart your computer and continue Windows XP Setup."
>
>I already have XP installed and do not want this setup to continue.
>From my research this portion of winnt.exe just copied files necessary
>to continue with the setup. What options do I have for canceling?
>Thanks.
gm
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Re: Need to cancel winnt.exe setup!
Posted: 01-11-2009, 01:54 AM
Thanks for the quick reply. I'll check it out.
 
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