Windows XP installation crashes half way through

By Jimbo_for_life ยท 5 replies
May 12, 2006
  1. I got Windows XP home edition with SP2 and during the install it says some files are not able to be found, ive tried running the registry but it wont open i was wonderin if there was another way to end the instalation of it, cause a fatal error comes up every time.
  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    Sorry, but I don't quite understand what you're asking. Could you perhaps explain in a little more detail, and possibly offer any information that comes with the fatal error?
  3. ultraviolet

    ultraviolet TS Rookie

    How far into the instal do you get? I get file not found errors, I had to switch to my back up copy of XP to load the missing file. Are you loading windows from BIOS or reinstalling when you're already in windows?
  4. Jimbo_for_life

    Jimbo_for_life TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Got it done

    I Was loading from system bios, it would go to the screen that says, installing windows and then a asms file error would come up, but i got it resolved now, i went and got a copy of windows sp2 from my friend, have no clue why my cd wouldnt load. Thanks JimbO!
  5. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168

    Glad you got it fixed, however you did it. Even happier that you told us :) Thanks.
  6. ultraviolet

    ultraviolet TS Rookie

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