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Before I start this, what would be the steps I need to go through to fix the HD ? Recovering orphaned file migpwd.exe (14306) into directory file 10201. The reason it didn't load to windows after that is because I formatted the harddrive BEFORE flashing as I was installing a fresh copy of XP, therefore I shut down straight No point in trying that- OEMs have configured their installations differently. http://comvurgent.com/xp-home/xp-home-ie8-missing-file-with-dll.html

To check the CD, look at the root of the CD-ROM. We'll see. Explorer shows up as not responding in the task manager too. Error Code 4108 (Not exact wording) I am having a lot less success with my research in this error, with most threads suggesting using the repair feature on the Windows Disk

I tried by rebooting the pc but the problem is there as it is.Pls Help me Thursday, October 09, 2008 6:12 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote No, Any ideas would be > nice. > > CL Kelly, Sep 27, 2004 #2 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? But I suspect that error code 4096 might contain a clue. biosinfo.inf mising Started by bkwgator , Aug 10 2005 05:07 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply #1 bkwgator Posted 10 August 2005 - 05:07

They have'm on ebay and other computer stores...Nexstar makes pretty good ones...should run no more than $30 dollars... Index entry chandir.dat of index $I30 in file 0x83fa points to unused file 0x8acb. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate?

The worst part is that I do not have a recovery cd for it. doesn’t sound like a fun set of tests to me 07-12-2007, 09:43 AM #18 Kalim Roaming To Help Join Date: Nov 2006 Location: US-UK Posts: 5,667 OS: Too Read failure with status 0xc000009c at offset 0x4c4653000 for 0x1000 bytes. Also, this problem is intermittent as I've installed from my copy disc I use for work thousands of times and sometimes it just doesn't work on a computer, especially OEM PCs.

Click on Start, Run type in “Regedit” then go to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\windows NT\CurrentVersion\WPAEvents” You will then see a LastWPAEventLogged and a OOBETimer. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Of course, it may not, if it turns out that the corrupt bootinfo is actually the one that's on the original XP disk. Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.

I read the Microsoft "explanation" and tried removing my Norton antivirus first. I recieve the following error, Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt C:\Windows\inf\Biosinfo.inf The only instructions in the Microsoft knowledge base do not help. Cause after rereading one of your previous posts I noticed you said it stopped working immediately after flashing...What kind of mobo is it? Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

There might be other hardware that can cause the same issue. check over here I think I might format my C:\ drive and reinstall windows on it to make sure there are no lingering effects. I await anxiously to find out what happens! Once you can get to the Recovery Console, you just need to copy the biosinfo.inf file from the CD to the Windows\inf folder.

CL Chris Leedle, Sep 26, 2004 #1 Advertisements Kelly Guest http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=...earch&meta=group=microsoft.public.windowsxp.* http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=Biosinfo.inf++&btnG=Google+Search - All the Best, Kelly Microsoft-MVP Windows® XP-Shell/User 2004 Windows MVP "Winny" Award Troubleshooting Windows XP http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com "Chris Your cache administrator is webmaster. Upon starting up, the computer continued the install of SP2. his comment is here If there is anything I can do at this point, please let me know.

Either way, if the PC is set to boot from the CD or Floppy first - I dont have the original CD to try to fixboot/chkdsk to sort this out. Open My Computer then right click on the hard drive and choose Properties Click the Tools tab then click the Check Now... The problem now is that it seems my mobo is dead :( I'm getting no reaction to turning the power on after flashing the BIOS (which seemed to have updated fine).

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But it surely would make sense to tell your friend about backup!Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: repairing by thebigyin38 / September 14, 2010 6:58 PM PDT I will check with my parents, but I am pretty sure then answer will be: 'How do I do that ?' Quote: Originally Posted by Kalim How many and which specific Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks will give it a try by thebigyin38 / September 14, 2010 7:51 PM PDT In reply to: Our recommendation in such A chkdsk report will be saved in the Event Viewer under Application with a source of Winlogon.

Give the Kubuntu 9.10 a try, then load XP. meaning your disc thinks it doesn't belong to the computer it's trying to recover. The last is what I would envisage first and for correcting that you need an XP CD supplied by the installed OS providing OEM. weblink biosinfo.inf file missing or corrupt This is a discussion on biosinfo.inf file missing or corrupt within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category.

Or would the current license and serial be recoverable ? You'll mess it up completely by using something generic to XP Home Retail. Recovering orphaned file mgmtapi.dll (13716) into directory file 10201. The multi-sector header signature for VCN 0x24 of index $I30 in file 0x27d9 is incorrect. 78 01 07 00 78 01 07 00 08 46 60 02 00 00 00 00

Hello, new to the forum so Hi All. I have limited experience with that kind of repair so I asked a programmer friend of mine to help. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I then proceded to update my system to SP2.

Recovering orphaned file minirec.exe (14465) into directory file 10201. Recovering orphaned file mlang.dll (13721) into directory file 10201. I changed the boot order and tried again. Click here to join today!

Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. But I know another way to salvage you data. It's not the disc because it works on most computers.

And I'm very glad you do have a XP disc. XP/SP2 won't boot! Running in Safe mode or last know good config doesnt help matters.