I have pentium 3, 256 ram, 16mb shared video ram, 20 GB hard disk laptop. I tried to upgrade to winxp professional but with 39 mins remaining i get a message saying 'A fatal error has occured and the file D:\i386\ASMS is needed'. Also the parameters is incorrect.The laptop now is stuck in setup for winxppro and will not boot from the original winxp home cd rom. help please
no option is given to boot from the xp pro cd and the ist screen says win xp pro, then it says setup is starting and the same error message occurs. no data was backed up but I have all the original discs.