Problem updating with xp SP1 need help!

  ShorN 13:18 15 Aug 2004
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Ive just reformatted my PC and need to update XP with SP1 and other updates. However when I run and install SP1 one an error come up saying
driver in use

c:\windows\system32\drivers\atapi.sys

please close other applications and retry. Well everything else is closed and I retried it in safe mode but got the same msg!

Any help pleeeassee!!

  pc moron 13:29 15 Aug 2004

Does this help?

click here

  rawprawn 13:33 15 Aug 2004

I gather that you have just loaded XP back on to your computer, and have now put in the SP1 disc to load that, and you are getting the message as your post. If so I would do a system file scan. Go to Start/ Run / type sfc /scannow ( NB there is a space between sfc and / that will check to see if all your system files loaded properly, if it finds an error it will ask you for the XP disc. Alteratively you can put the disc in the drive before you start, click exit then do the sfc.

  rawprawn 14:08 15 Aug 2004

I Think you should try pc moron's answer first. It looks as if that may solve the problem.

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