i386 - copy to HD

  badgermansix 13:04 24 Jul 2006
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WinXP HE SP2
Please confirm for me, when copying i386 to c:\ drive, should I copy the file from the WinXP SP2 disc or the WinXP original disk.

I understand that this is a much more convenient way of using scannow?

  rawprawn 13:55 24 Jul 2006

from the WinXP SP2 , to use sfc /scannow

  rawprawn 13:58 24 Jul 2006

I should have added it simply allows scannow to run from your HDD instead of having to put your CD in when it asks.
after loading to your HDD, Type sfc /scannow in run and hit enter

  swapper 15:13 24 Jul 2006

rawprawn, I have jumped before I looked!
I cannot find the i386 file on the SP2 Disc, any ideas pse?

  ianeon 15:45 24 Jul 2006

I think that you should copy it from the original WINXP disc - you should also read this article on how to carry out this procedure - click here - you will find everything simply explained

  rawprawn 17:59 24 Jul 2006

ianeon's link should sort your problem.

  swapper 21:13 24 Jul 2006

Thank you all, it's now done.

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