xphome, scannow problem

  denchris 16:24 06 Aug 2004

I am having a problem with sfc /scannow,I have XP home SP1,upgrade from 98se, I run scannow and I am told that "to run properly files required by windows must be copied to the DLL cache. insert your windows xp pro sp1 cd". This I can`t do, having xphome, I have tried my xphome disc and win98se and each time I am informed "please insert correct disc" ie win xp pro...any one help please ?

  BurrWalnut 16:58 06 Aug 2004

You may be able to run it from a hard disk location. A mininum of 4 registry entries (SourcePath and ServicePackSourcePath) contain pointers to where the files are. They are either in a hard drive folder (i386), on an optical drive or possibly both. Problems can arise when drive letters have been changed after the initial install, e.g. adding a new drive or implementing a dual-boot system will not update the registry pointers to the i386 folder. It's worth reading this click here particularly if you only have a recovery CD and this Microsoft site click here

  denchris 17:12 06 Aug 2004

Thanx BurrWalnut,I will digest your links and post back later

  denchris 17:26 06 Aug 2004

My gaster is flabbed ! Having digested your help, it seemed wisest to do the easiest bit first so I used the other rom drive !!!!
You can guess the rest ? many thanks..my cheeks are a little pink now..

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