Exit the Registry Editor. 7. It is possible that Windows XP startup files in the root directory were missing or in use during the installation. JSI Tip 10411. Original XP CD is OEM. http://qtechnology.net/error-reading/error-reading-fixed-information.html
Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Trying to Reinstall Windows XP error message This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Enjoy, John.EDIT: Since I have never performed one of these, I have started one on my VMware Server VM. The installation did not complete correctly. When you attempt to install various Windows updates on Windows XP SP2, you receive 'Setup cannot copy the file update_SP2QFE.inf'?
Of course, I could reinstall them all again, but the problem is that I don't know where the CDs are for some of them or for some of them, I never by R. It is very frustrating since the OEM's only give you a recovery CD that will restore back to the factory installation, wiping out all of my installed programs.
I need to back up before I try this. I am guessing that Microsoft doesn't give the OEMs this file to prevent people from pirating the software. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? But if Windows were originally installed from an XP SP2 CD, would he still get the error about a newer version when he ran winnt32.exe?
Unless all your equipment spells new, and you just spent money, Windows is a lot of work. I'm having trouble even understanding what I'm doing here, so now I'm not sure which way to go. dBforumsoffers community insight on everything from ASP to Oracle, and get the latest news from Data Center Knowledge. When >> uninstalled, I use the original CD to perform a repair.
If you are not a registered user on Windows IT Pro, click Register. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. This I do in Safe Mode with my Broadband Router disconnected. AnonymousAug 14, 2005, 2:38 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)On Sat, 13 Aug 2005 12:37:59 +0100, Dave wrote:> Many thanks for all the suggestions.
Auto Password generation in Windows XP Pro SP2 Sony Handycam on Windows XP Pro SP2 Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey weblink In fact, you cannot do a Repair unless you used Prompt Repair Unattended Mode. Install as needed. Double-click the DevicePath Value Name and copy the data to the clipboard. 3.
When I try to run C:\XPCD\I386\winnt32, I get this error: Error reading information from netmap.inf Setup cannot continue. I've tried the Microsoft approach but when I run c:\xpcd\i386\winnt32.exe I get the following error messages:Error Reading information from netmap.infSetup cannot continue.The system cannot find the file specified.I then get the Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and
Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Why don't the OEMs install the recovery console?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I then re-install SP2 from CD.This all works very well until I attempt to run IE6. Difference between Windows XP Home SP2 and XP Pro SP2?
Thanks. Dec 21, 2010 #2 horseatingweeds TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 27 What about this method here? Well, it just stopped and complained about a missing or corrupt ntoskrnl.exe. http://qtechnology.net/error-reading/error-reading-parameter-key-information-from.html It is very frustrating since the OEM's only give you a recovery CD that will restore back to the factory installation, wiping out all of my installed programs.
Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Shouldn't Windows have some reasonable way to re-install their goofy OS even if you lose the recovery CDs, especially since it has such a tendency to get clogged, damaged, and corrupt? After I click through that I get this one: The option to upgrade will not be available at this time. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google
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