So, you can see why I am puzzled by what you have described. It would be wise to have SMARTDRV.EXE from floppy before copying files or even running the setup command, because it can take ages from DOS otherwise. If you had read the thread, you would have seen where I suggest OP try a different DVD drive. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 27, 2007 10:53 AM PDT In reply to: installation failed (D:\I386\asms) The XP CD was a copy and not the original. More about the author
Nothing on intel.com, either. The BIOS command is not working. Memory is often the cause of system failure when trying to run software like the installation of an OS. Read the date of the thread before posting. http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum/windows-xp/9068-failed-installtion-d-i386-asms.html
I will be in touch to let you know what I was able to accomplish. Hello and welcome to PC Review. I think I know a repair shop that also may have a compatible computer which will allow me to do what you suggest and also I should be able to exchange
I changed > the settings in my CD burning software and burnt a new one (again) and this > time it worked! > > Good Luck All > > > > a CD or a flash drive? Only the original CD allows me access to the recovery command. Download File I386 For Window Xp Sometimes you can copy the entire disk to your hard drive and run setup from there - that may be worth a try.
Try cleaning your Windows XP CD. Windows Xp Installation Failed I386 Asms As long as nothing changed, when activating OE it started up in this new created ('Private') Identity and there was no problem. The chkdsk c: /r or /p finds no errors in the hardisk drive. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/236301-45-problem-windows-fresh-install Thanks ,Tom Tmaslanka View Public Profile Send a private message to Tmaslanka Find all posts by Tmaslanka #2 02-26-2004, 07:11 PM ultrasolve Offline Registered User Join Date: Feb
Ferguson" wrote: > The ASMS error is almost always caused by a bad burn or a damaged copy of the > XP setup disk. > > REPLACEMENT MS CDs - 800-360-7561 The File Asms On Windows Xp Professional Service Pack 2 Cd Is Needed It turned out that my burning software(older version of nero) wasn't burning properly, so I tried a program called poweriso. You have one other issue with formatting your D: partition, and that is whether the Windows XP setup has used any of the setup resources (ie. slartimitvar View Public Profile Send a private message to slartimitvar Find all posts by slartimitvar #12 07-11-2008, 04:48 PM ZotBot Offline Registered User Join Date: Jul 2008 Posts:
I think this installed WINDOWS XP serv. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/xp-install-fails-installation-failed-e-i386-asms-error-message.3355722/ I was given the same error - and I was sure that the CD was fine (I had done plenty of installations from it) and couldn't find out what was the I386\asms Download i'm using a p4 hp compaq for what it's worth kyrre View Public Profile Send a private message to kyrre Find all posts by kyrre #11 05-30-2008, 03:45 AM I386 Error When Installing Xp I tried copying the "main"-profile (that I had been using in XP-home) to a network profile with the similar name "main.network Like ULTRASOLVE suggested run the install from c:\windows\i386 comello View
Covered by US Patent. my review here Remove the drive, attach it as Slave in another functional computer, and format the drive partitions from within Windows. Try and make a bootable floppy and riun it: http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?swid=1 bradk_1749 26 July 2007 03:51:41 Alright I am now prompted "THe file 'asms' on Windows XP Professional CD-ROM is needed. then try it and if it completes, just put the cards back in and boot up simbill View Public Profile Send a private message to simbill Find all posts by simbill Asms File Missing Fix
I had a similar problem upgrading my OS from XP Home to XP-professional (I use Dutch version,so there can be slight difference in terminology) ERROR: unrepairable error, DATA error (cyclic redundance Windows 9x). I tried burning at the slowest speed with nero and burning on a different burner but kept running into the I386\asms problem. http://renderq.net/windows-xp/installation-failed-asms-error-message.php Voting helps the web interface. > > > Holiday Lights: http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/Xmaslgt.zip > > > Mark L.
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REPLACEMENT MS CDs - 800-360-7561 - - OEM CDs that are out of business - 1 800 325 1233 -- helpful? Originally booted up XP SP1 install disk, install got to "Installing Devices" then Bluescreened. Going to try this myself. The File Asms On Windows Xp Sp3 Is Needed Usb I'm not sure what the solution is just yet, but this might help: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Install-Windows-XP-On-SA...
Ferguson Guest RE: XP Install Fails: Installation Failed: E\I386\ASMS. I see the message every time I try setup and by now I have almost memorized the complete sequence. Ferguson > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > "Souldealer" wrote: > > > > > > > > > Primary Problem; > http://renderq.net/windows-xp/installation-failed-e-1386-asms-error-message.php I'll try making a new cd on another computer.
One log message is kept on drive C: and the other is kept on Drive D:, both messages are very similar but not identical, thus -(C:\WINDOWS\setuperr.log contains a line that does During all this constant beep from system speaker. You stated in your question that setup was aborted after an error message: >>> "An error has been encountered that prevents setup from continuing. Buy maybe a repair shop could do it.
That will allow me to test both the hard disk drive and the CD rom drive and allow me to decide what to do with reasonable expense. Created this XP CD by slipstreaming an XP Home CD with the SP1 update files or if it is an original CD. So, try and change to the D: partition (which will be seen as C: by DOS) by just typing C: at the A:\> prompt. Probably until 10-10-06.
C. So before swapping out the dvd burner in the machine I was installing onto I opened the XP SP3 iso in UltraISO and set it to be DVD sized and then Booting directly from service pack 1 starts windows setup, load the files from the CD, setup is starting windows, & then gives you 3 choices: press ENTER to set up Windows Error Message.
I could format with FDISK (partition C: is NTFS, partition D: is FAT32), however that will destroy all data on the drive. Jmicron RAID drives to Floppy BIOS set to raid 1 2nd attempt, Same but remembered to clear CMOS first 3rd attempt, Same but Intel Raid drives used 4th, Same but Bios Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. If so then I do not need to run WINNT.EXE unless this later procedure upgrades with the original applications.
You see, winnt32.exe can be used with a lot of different options, and one of those is to check whether the current operating system is able to be upgraded to Windows