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I also struggled for over a week trying to get XP SP3 installed (after downgrading my machine from Vista to XP). After so much failed attempts I finally had Success. Attempting to deploy SP3 on top of Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (WinFLP) will result in the following error message: "Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 cannot be applied to Still, this does not mean that XP SP3 is off the hook. "Most computers include an image that the manufacturer created by using the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool. Source

Thanks for doing the work. Tried to install SP3 and getting Error: Windows XP SP3 Setup Error: Cannot Update a Checked (Debug) System with a Free (Retail) Version of Service Pack 3 performed: --- In right-side You just made my day great! A restart is necessary for the mitigation to come into effect. 2. 8007F0F4 - STATUS_PREREQUISITE_FAILED There are no less than six errors for failed Windows XP SP3 installations which produce the

Service Pack 3 Setup Cannot Update A Checked (debug) System

Great.....THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH !!!!!! :) 2-15-13 oboh jeremiah Am rtying to install xp sp3 on P4 and light just went off when I installing and after I turn on There are no less than nine officially documented scenarios in which end users will find it unable to install Windows XP SP3, and even more error messages associated with the problems. No other solutions were working. Deleted all files and folders in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder.

  1. But they might, thus the point in the list. :) brandon 6 years ago # i may be late but this still works!
  2. According to the Redmond company, not all systems affected by the "Stop 0x0000007E" error message behave the same, or from identical causes.
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Curiously we have a large pack of SP3 updates at work upcoming, so might come in handy. Contradictory to my previous experiences with installing SP3, sometimes you just have to let windows do what it thinks is best. I was so happy to see that your solution was easy and did the trick. Office Xp Service Pack 3 - Error 0x80096004 Windows 10 Don't really know if deleting (corrupt) Cat stuff or the installation of SP3 was the cure, but either way, I'm a Happy Punter.

Privacy Policy news tip feedback Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... In this case, Microsoft explained that in order to prevent and "update failure because of battery power exhaustion during the installation process," it generated the following error: "this Service Pack requires Rarst 6 years ago # @Deb Sorry to hear that. The service pack installer runs under the user (admin) account and not under the SYSTEM account.

It had last been updated very recently and there might be more recent causes and fixes to this issue. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 Without Cd It overwrites like half of OS (especially if unpatched). But at the same time this is also valid for original XP SP2 and XP SP3 Sysprep images that have been built on an Intel-processor-based machine, only to be subsequently deployed Rarst 8 years ago # @Daniel You are welcome. :) Seems my recipe is about right enough to help without tons of additional stuff MS offers to try.

How To Install Windows Xp Sp3

Joro_D 5 years ago # Very very helpful! I have run a program RegCure, and this did not make any difference. Service Pack 3 Setup Cannot Update A Checked (debug) System Worked great for me for getting past the "catalog files" error when updating from XP Home SP2 to SP3. Windows Xp Service Pack 3 (sp3) Free Download Double-click on it and change its value to Checked as shown in following screenshot: I changed value to 'checked' or 'free' via regedit, reboot and always shows 'Microprocessor Free' ....

I am not a fan of customized Windows images. this contact form I get an error with Flash.ocx registering at setupderr.log. "Setup is being restarted" keeps looping. Thank you. As with Mike above I can only advise to go over Microsoft support article, linked to in post. Download Windows Xp Service Pack 3

No ads at moment either… You will have to endure benefiting from this post for free. :) pasadenapal 5 years ago # Hey Rarst, dude I've been looking for a solution The message is, "Access is denied". Kilgore Trout 8 years ago # Well, that seems to have worked. have a peek here It works!!!

Exact steps I took for cleanup: Deleted CatRoot2 folder. How To Install Windows Xp Sp3 From Usb In that case please see Microsoft KB article linked in post for more things to try. @Sergey You are welcome. :) Jeri 6 years ago # I have to add my I was having a really frustrating time with this. :) Rarst 8 years ago # @Kilgore Trout Heh, I so understand. :) Debbie 7 years ago # Thank you for posting

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Your solution worked like a charm. It might take some time to complete. 5. Rarst 5 years ago # @Josh That is somewhat strange, SP3 should have everything since SP2 (this the name)… So unless install was pre-SP2… Anyway, as long as it worked in How To Upgrade Windows Xp Sp2 To Sp3 Without Formatting Worked for me as well.

hill 6 years ago # Thanks a million Amigo 6 years ago # I tried deleting catroot2 but nothing happened, deleting catroot worked, so I reinstalled windows again and went to {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Method in post seems to help often, but is certainly not universal. “Access denied” error when installing service pack | Rarst.net 7 years ago # […] to Windows XP service packs http://jscience.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-install-failed-to-copy-file.html The WU infrastructure is designed to serve specific Windows operating systems with the exact updates tailored to them, rather than with generic downloads.

Rarst 4 years ago # @venkat Sorry, never encountered anything like that. All rights reserved. I Googled the problem, found your instructions and dove right in. Most of the security updates and service packs that are released by Microsoft run the Update.exe file," the company explained in KB949381. 8. "Service Pack 3 installation did not complete" and

and you can click on “Fix it” option on MS page Thanks for info!

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