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Everything posted by tarzan007

  1. LMAO why? Installing SP2 is piece of cake and won't take you long. If you haven't got it, you can get it here. check this out http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=83068&hl=
  2. i guess its more coz of RAM, check if ur motherboard support the RAM u have. and most of the times restart of the machine will help resolvng the issue
  3. Hello all, i have one simple & basic query. I have win xp professional (SP1) installed on my comp. Now my friend got me another version of XP-pro with SP2. can i upgrade my version to the other one? i dont want to lose any data or mess up my partition TIA, tarzan
  4. well, i tried downloading the installable twice, but everytime i get the same error. let me copy-paste last few lines of the svcpack.log 242.188: Error getting find handle for e:\windows\$hf_mig$\*.* 244.313: AnalyzePhaseTwo used 2125 ticks 244.313: AnalyzePhaseThree used 0 ticks 244.313: AnalyzePhaseFive used 0 ticks 244.407: AnalyzePhaseSix used 94 ticks 244.500: IsSPBetaKey:pLA->lpVtbl->GetProductID Failed: 0x80004005 246.360: Trying CheckVLKForBlock again 248.750: Error: CheckVLKForBlock failed 248.750: Inventory complete: ReturnStatus=536741199, 222609 ticks 248.750: Num Ticks for invent : 222609 255.282: UnRegisterSpuninstForRecovery, failed to delete SpRecoverCmdLine value, error 0x2 255.282: DoInstallation: Failed to unregistering spuninst.exe for recovery. 255.297: An internal error occurred. 259.016: Message displayed to the user: An internal error occurred. 259.016: User Input: OK 259.016: Service Pack 2 installation did not complete. 260.516: Message displayed to the user: Service Pack 2 installation did not complete. 260.516: User Input: OK 260.516: Update.exe extended error code = 0x1ffe054f 260.516: Update.exe return code was masked to 0x643 for MSI custom action compliance.
  5. my Win XP SP2 installation is not going through it says "checking inventory" and then it checks the product code id & then throws up "internal error" "SP2 installation cant proceed" someone please help me I dont think its the problem with WGA as other updates happen without a problem.
  6. i agree, its tough to slim down Vista, but not impossible. It never asked me what features i want when i actually started installing. Moreover it cant upgrade my XP as it was FAT32 format
  7. i am screwed now i have 40gb HDD, but no 15gb space in any one of the partitions
  8. Hello All, I have one basic query. In the vista site i can see that min HDD free space=15GB. does it mean I should have 15gb free space in the partition where i will be installing vista>???? TIA,
  9. Hi, I have installed win98SE on C drive & winXPpro on E drive. Now i want to keep only XP. How can I remove win98? PS: I dont wish to format the C drive until n unless its absolutely essential aany pointers/links will be higly appreciated

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