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Should I reinstall Windows from a fresh boot, or by running the installer from within Windows? 6 Comments Ken B May 18, 2009 9:40 AM Before you go the long route Keith Ware May 20, 2009 1:12 AM Hi Leo I downloaded a utility called Windows Install Clean Up from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301 when I had a problem with partially installed applications. Solved: XP Service Pack 2 Install - Access Denied Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Raziel_, Mar 31, 2006. by Leo A. weblink

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Save the file with name "SP3.bat" or "SP3.cmd". 4. They may be actual files rather than registry keys. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Microsoft's website had something regarding this issue --http://support.microsoft.com/kb/873148 -- but under Step 2, I couldn't find any specific registry key that resembled the one that was given The found entry in

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The Tip Jar: Buy Leo a Latte! Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. While the CD should be good, depending on how much time has passed, I'd still be tempted to just hit Windows Update and let it install the current SP2 as a Even though we can't point to specifics, we can make some guesses, which is what leads me to this conclusion in your case.

Displaying the hidden Windows Classic Logon Screen Windows XP normally hides the true Administrator account from the Welcome Screen in normal mode, but displays it in Safe Mode. So what do you do if you're in this situation? I can see all of my icons I can click on to internet explorer and surf the web. After completion, restart your system and now you should be able to install SP3.

Stay logged in Sign up now! The DependOnService value was not part of SSDPSRV in my registry; although, I don't know how or why it was missing. That's why I mentioned taking ownership of the system-wide branches of the Registry. Restore your data from your backup.

This time, spysweeper.exe was not listed in task manager. I am logged into my Windows XP Operating system desktop. Loading... imagecko, Mar 7, 2008 #14 rene.fennet Joined: May 14, 2008 Messages: 1 Hi there, Needle in a haystack to find this thread...

Essentially, it's an obscure permissions thing that uses a download from Microsoft and a set of Windows Command Prompt instructions you can copy/paste to try out. After Sooooo may times failing to install SP3, your info was successful in FINALLY getting it done. Add to Want to watch this again later? check over here The bottom line is that a reformat and reinstall can often resolve a number of issues, and your scenario sounds like a classic case that could benefit from it.

Here's what to do: With the Registry Editor open, right click on each main HKEY branch of the Registry, one at a time, selecting "Permissions" from the options menu. Anyways, thanks so much! I hope this helps you to upgrade your finicky computer to XP Service Pack 3.

I click on the standard list and the RPC service will not start.I get an Access denied error.

So I went into add remove programs and windows components and removed IE. Boot from your installation CD and follow the instructions. I got the access denied error. Dec 27, 2009 #2 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,782 +697 gbhall said: ↑ What service pack is XP at?

Unless you really know what you're doing, you're going to want that Windows Setup CD. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Dec 27, 2009 #7 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 techie2009 said: ↑ I know this is probably a silly questions. First, I searched my registry and deleted all registry keys and values with "vnd.ms.radio".

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I think all of this is because of my services.msc. But I was wonding if I could copy the services.msc file from another pc and then replace the corrupted one with the new one. The answer to your problem most likely depends upon the answer to the last question, and can include virus infection, improperly installed anti-virus, hardware fault and many other things. thanks techie Dec 26, 2009 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,432 +77 I am not clear exactly what you mean by 'load the operating system' ?

You may also... However, my registry does not show a "DependOnService" entry. You could spend a lot of time trying to force things to work, and ultimately still not be successful. Join the community here.

I am send a screen shot and the list of the extended services and the standard services. If you get any errors trying to delete, right click and select "permissions" and give 'everyone' full control. Also, the options to take ownership will not be present in XP if your boot drive is not formatted as NTFS. I don't think the setup will go through if you "delete" that file (as long as you back it up it wouldn't hurt to try though).

Reformat the hard drive.