I386 and xp pro upgrade.

  badgermansix 07:48 20 Oct 07

My PC was working fine with xp he 2SP.
I had I386 copied to C: drive and this was also fine.
I used an upgrade disk to xp pro.it seemed to install o.k., but then found tha I had my usb external drive missing and also my usb mouse would not work, but that is another topic.
Trying to use sfc /scannow I relised that the registry had reverted to the cd drive.
I have changed the registry back to C: drive at the correct registry points; but scannow is still asking for the windows disk.
I know the registry has been changed correctly, any suggestions please?

  badgermansix 09:00 20 Oct 07


  brundle 11:39 20 Oct 07

It's probably looking for a file called Driver.cab, copy it from your XP Upgrade disc to your C:\Windows\Driver Cache\I386 folder

  brundle 11:41 20 Oct 07

Or the I386 folder itself. It should be about 73mb, the XP Home version is smaller

  badgermansix 07:51 30 Dec 07

brundle, This is terrible, you were kind enough to help me and I failed to respond and have just noticed, please put it down to relief??.
Thanks, your suggestion did the trick and things are fine.
Appologies again.
Happy new year

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