Need help cant install win xp home due to isass.exe

By keith66901
Mar 30, 2007
  1. Please can someone help me identify the problem im having, i recently formatted my harddrive and reinstalled windows xp home but when it goes to install it, it comes up with the following message .
    (LSASS.exe system error an I/O operation initiated by the registry failed unrecoverably the registry could not read in or write out or flush, one of the files that contains the systems image of the registry).
    it still trys to install windows but it just gets stuck and keeps showing the info on the benefits of xp and the timer doesnt go down :eek:(
    please help i miss my baby lol
  2. robin_bga

    robin_bga TS Rookie Posts: 171

    Well as for one i see a memory error, meaning that you have to check you ram and make sure that is ok, u can do that using MEMOTEST86 it might take long but it will do the work of telling you whether you computer ram is fine or not.However am sure u will get exactly that a memory errors in you if you can open it, and check whether you have two or more chips and try removing one,if it does the same, try the other and put back the one u removed.then see wat you get.Wish you luck.Robin
  3. keith66901

    keith66901 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hmmm both my ram are fine i did what you said and removed one and tried it and then put it back in and removed other and both have same results still comes up with the same error :eek:(
  4. keith66901

    keith66901 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hmmm i dont know if it got anything to do with it but i found this from a virus scan and apperently is a memory virus net-worm.win32.allaple.d any idea if that could be the cause and how to get rid? virus checker cant delete it :(
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