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Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from However, in that situation, the boot process awards the other (non-SCSI) XP partition the letter C, which is completely unacceptable in my situation. Sander Sassen Editor in Chief - Hardware Analysis [email protected] Dajut Osechki Dec 31, 2004, 06:50am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: How to run System File Checker (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-sp3-disc-installation-problem.html

You will be prompted with a permission dialog box. We’re just collecting some info, and then we’ll restart for you. Bottom line: I think if you see red, that's a bad thing. In an effort to keep this info in one place I'm pasting my fix from the other site (sorry for the long post): My original problem (as posted on http://forums.techguy.org): Win

Apply it and allow it to restart Firefox.Your MBAM is one version out of date.Save and close any work documents, close any apps that you started.Start your MBAM MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware. Reply With Quote 01-17-2002,11:14 PM #3 Bsamuels View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date Jan 2001 Location Grand Rapids MI :) Posts 235 Did you check the cd to make If I have helped you, consider making a donation to help me continue the fight against Malware! More specifically, these swmidi.sys errors can be caused by: Incorrectly configured, old, or corrupted MSDN 2939 device drivers. (very common) Corruption in Windows registry from a recent swmidi.sys-related software change (install

Please try again now or at a later time. Is it checked? There are 3 InCD files in the system32 driver folder (InCDfs) (InCDPass) and (InCDrec). Please reach out to us anytime on social media for more help: Recommendation: Scan your PC for swmidi.sys registry corruption About The Author: Jay Geater is the President and CEO of

Start ERUNT (either by double clicking on the desktop icon or choosing to start the program at the end of the setup)4. Please wait while WMIC compiles updated MOF files. Reply With Quote 01-18-2002,03:26 AM #4 Sjansbuzze View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Junior Member Join Date Dec 2001 Location belgium Posts 13 Hi pretty sure there is nothing wrong Microsoft has included a convenient utility called “chkdsk” (“Check Disk”) to scan and repair hard disk corruption.

And it boots perfectly -- *UNLESS* there is no other XP installation on a different disk.Here's the situation. However I can install win 98 and Win ME on my machine which is where I am getting confused. around 20 of them. Local time:07:08 AM Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:41 PM You can try running sfc with the scannow option.

When the computer begins to boot start pressing the F8 key. But they were using a different CD from a new box that I brought to the club and opened right there. Edited by AustrAlien, 01 November 2010 - 10:15 PM. although I have no clue how to fix it without formatting the whole thing again which gets me nowhere.

I've tried every which way but loose to get rid of it and reload the CDRW with the InCD file out of there, but it's a no go. Get More Info Newsletter A weekly newsletter featuring an editorial and a roundup of the latest articles, news and other interesting topics. If you are experiencing random computer reboots, receiving “beep” codes on startup, or other computer crashes (in addition to swmidi.sys BSOD errors), it is likely that your memory could be corrupt. To get it's display of services.Keep a written list of any changes from my list of services below.

If not, click on that checkbox to checkmark.When done, press the Apply button, and the OK button.You're likely to be prompted to Restart Windows, do so.If not prompted, you do a Tks for any info ! Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and useful reference I was pretty optimistic, but unfortunately I got exactly the same results as before.Now, I categorically refuse to install XP from SCRATCH on the SCSI drive until and unless I've exhausted

Only InCDPass is showing up in device manager for the drive.Also, if some kind soul with a Samsung CDRW would look and tell me if there is an InCDPass file in You may be prompted to "Press any key". (If the system does not appear to be booting from the CD, you may need to enter the BIOS Setup Menu and change This is a tricky one,>> This is a list of what I believe are universal drivers used on most > systems...and which I keep on my>> system...USUALLY BECAUSE MY SYSTEM WILL

Since your system is runing XP, we will disregard these as not applicable.Do the following:Download this registry-fix file http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/win-services/xp/MSIServer.regSave it to your DESKTOP.Un-zip (Extract) the contents to your DESKTOP.go to Start,

Many folks skip this step without a problem, but others find it to be necessary.ANYWAY, please follow Maurice's advice and feel free to ignore any/all of this, if you're not comfortable Click here to Register a free account now! Alberto. Or does anyone have a link to exactly how the XP boot process determines which partition is awarded the "C" drive letter? (It's changed since Windows 98, and perhaps other later

But for some reason the InCD keeps > popping up in Internet Posts with alot of problems with XP. Restore your computer. With updated device drivers, you can finally unlock new hardware features and improve the speed and performance of your PC. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-unattended-installation.html However, in a fully working system, you next see the phrases "Windows is starting up" followed by "Windows is loading your settings", etc.

You now have a backup of your swmidi.sys-related registry entry.