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    Hi there everyone,
    I'm new to this site - it looks good. I am in need of help please. I am in the process of re-installing xp pro. (from a recovery disc) on my other computer (a laptop). I am partway thro. installing windows and I have an error message as detailed below. What should I do next?????? Any ideas.

    SystemSetup Log - (C:\WINDOWS\setuperr.log)

    Error:
    Installation Failed: D:\I386\asms. Error Message : The parameter is incorrect.

    ***

    Fatal Error:
    One of the componenets that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed.

    The parameter is incorrect.

    ***

    Error:
    Installation failed: D:\I386\asms. Error Message : The parameter is incorrect.

    Any suggestions which may point me in the right direction will make me smile again.........

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    zapjb's Avatar Computer Abuser BT Rep: +3
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    ...I am in the process of re-installing xp pro. (from a recovery disc) on my other computer (a laptop)...
    If the recovery disk doesn't belong to the computer you're reinstalling XP pro on. Then you are S.O.L.

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    david02's Avatar only human BT Rep: +1
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    clean the cd. this could be the problem.

    check out

    http://www.annoyances.org/exec/forum/winxp/t1006923435
    Last edited by david02; 12-30-2006 at 08:09 PM.
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