I could have save myself some time tho as the IDE drive I tested with had already been kill disked. Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows. As long as the version of windows has SP2 with it, then you will have no dramas. Report • #7 Tubesandwires November 11, 2011 at 09:05:16 NOTESometimes the pci.sys file actually is corrupted or missing, but often Windows will display that message when something else is wrong but check over here
If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check to be sure you have adequate disk space. NOTE that sometimes that screen where you give your permission is BEHIND one or more other windows on the screen - minimize other windows if you don't see that. thanks for the link. The pci.sys error I was getting was because I was trying to install XP SP1 when my PC had SP2.
All the other disks were already at least SP2, so I won't bother slipstreaming anymore. Now... Step 4: Utilize Windows System Restore to "Undo" Recent System Changes Windows System Restore allows you to "go back in time" with your PC to help fix your pci.sys problems. ALL of your personal data is at C:\Documents and Settings\(your user)\( files and sub-folders of your user), unless you saved your data in a location elsewhere deliberately.
When I enabled itmy pcgot hung and Ihad to shut down using the power button. Insert the bootable Rescue and Recovery™ Startup disc into the optical drive, and then start the computer. 3. Maintaining a driver backup provides you with the security of knowing that you can rollback any driver to a previous version if necessary. i have tried another (identical) mobo, cpu ram and video card with exactly the same error.
des000, Sep 26, 2008 #8 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please Note: Your pci.sys may not be related to hardware driver problems, but it's always a good idea to ensure all of your PC device drivers are up-to-date to maximize PC I will keep on thinking about it and monitoring this thread, but lets see what TheOutcaste says. I have tried different video cards, both PCI Express and PCI I have tried different hard drives I have tried different RAM combinations I have upgraded the BIOS I have beat
The great thing is that thanks to you posting back the resolution it will help many people that are experiencing this issue in the future. If System File Checker finds a problem with your SYS or other critical system file, it will attempt to replace the problematic files automatically. FAT/FAT32 Drive: This will display the full path and name of every file on the disk. Or is there another approach that might work?
Also please mark this thread solved using the thread tools option located at the top of this thread and selecting solved from the drop down menu when your computer is working http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_install/pcisys-blue-screen-when-installingrepairing/b9369796-9562-4da3-9286-54517c961a08 Seagate's SeaTools will test (almost) any brand of hard drive.http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.j...Do the long test.The Dos bootable versions of SeaTools can test the hard drive when Windows will not load properly, or even in sub-folders and 4 sub-folers that have a small number of files in some folders, three whch it appears were made by Windows when I installed it, the other made by Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
The built in support for USB 2.0 controllers and devices is NOT installed in Windows until AFTER the main chipset drivers have been installed. .......If your XP CD does not have check my blog Please Note: Using System Restore will not affect your documents, pictures, or other data. On restart, the computer said it was missing isapnp.sys. Once it boots select the program for erasing the disk and let it do its stuff.
While holding CTRL-Shift on your keyboard, hit ENTER. We’re just collecting some info, and then we’ll restart for you. What Are SYS Files? this content I am not guessing.
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Alot of things have changed. If you require a copy of pci.sys, it is recommended that you obtain it directly from Microsoft. It gave an error on installing the USB drivers. Follow the on-screen commands.
The file is then saved with a .reg file extension. I don't usually respond to please for my help by PM. Step 9: Test Your Memory (RAM) for Corruption Sometimes hardware-related pci.sys blue screen errors can be due to memory (RAM) corruption. http://colvertgroup.com/installation-error/installation-error-on-windows.php Restore your computer.
Microsoft Windows XP Basic or Service Pack 1 Operating System CD is used. In fact, nearly 10% of application crashes in Windows are due to memory corruption. i was having the same "pci.sys" problem (BSOD on Win XP install) on a brand new Dell XPS 400. thanks Aug 1, 2006 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 Next > Similar