I'm running out of ideas and really don't want to lose the 'not backed up' data on the HD with a full re-install of Windows. Two new units in a year wont install XP? I have a friend who cannot get her computer to start up. tried will's simple instructions to change the boot order and it worked! http://downloadmunkey.net/windows-xp/xp-installation-fatal-error-asms.php
How did I do this? They're not on the Intel site ;( ' Help? From there, open the Sata folder and copy everything from the Sata folder to a floppy except the GUI and the Readme file. Have you tried one DIMM of your RAM in slot one only and loading your OS that way?
The legacy drive still has to folow the rfelevant IEEE or whatever standards. It is saying this message. Tags: Configuration Windows XP Last response: 23 December 2010 11:28 in Windows XP Share bradk_1749 26 July 2007 01:14:30 Hey guys, I have reinstalled windows multiple times and never encountered this OK, I'm pretty sure now a repair installation would work, but obviously I am not going to try another one now that SFC /Scannow is working swell.
I'm not sure what the solution is just yet, but this might help: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Install-Windows-XP-On-SA... eltonhackerful 150,927 views 9:25 Instalar Windows XP paso a paso desde cero - Duration: 9:54. I had the CD as the first boot device, changed it to the third, so that first is HDD, second is floppy, third is CD and that worked. Asms File Missing Fix Error: Installation Failed:\I386\asms.
Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: marc on 09/25/2010 while Checking device manager (after shit f10) i found both of the disk drives where disabled simply enabling wont help have to Steve on 09/18/2009I too had been getting the dreaded 'asms' problem during Windows XP SP2 install, and Terrys fix regarding Device Manager got me half way there: 1) when prompted for this is the last result.. rik 0 njzbest80 8 Years Ago Hey Guys, You might be surprised with another unique answer to this solution that I have discovered.
I hit SHIFT + F10.. The File Asms On Windows Xp Professional Service Pack 2 Cd Is Needed Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Chuck on 10/14/2011 Regarding the "acms" error during Windows XP (re) install, the third reply "From: Scott on 02/19/2011)" worked, when used in conjunction with Double click "My Computer" then open the MB CD files then open the 'Drivers' folder. None of the other solutions posted worked for me.
Sysmdm.cpl didn't work at first (as some others have stated) to start Device Manager. I receive a message on power up "that windows could not start because the following file is … Windows\System32\Config\System missing boot error, Microsoft solution unhelpful. 9 replies I recently almost dropped I386\asms Download Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions, etc. Windows Xp Installation Failed I386 Asms I don't even have to do an XP repair-install anymore.
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Find The PC Guide helpful? The really good news? Had to wait and type down arrow and enter probably 25 times but install is all good. this contact form Then type sysdm.cpl.
Goddammit. Asms Windows Xp Service Pack 3 I hope Terry doesn't mind but I copy his solution here for ease for future generations of "asms" searchers:From: Terry on 02/10/2007Follow the Microsoft instructions fron the "support/microsoft" link above, but Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: MW on 08/31/2010 This worked perfectly for me.Reply 5: Re: Error: installation failed : D\I386\asms.
This is happily resolved!!! I burned the ISO to DVD and boom, it works! Try and make a bootable floppy and riun it: http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?swid=1 bradk_1749 26 July 2007 03:51:41 Alright I am now prompted "THe file 'asms' on Windows XP Professional CD-ROM is needed. Download File I386 For Window Xp I even inserted a Windows 2000 disc and it doesn't boot from that.
WTH happened?!This computer is a Compaq Evo D510 Tower I believe; Although I am not sure. Entered the boot menu at start up, selected my cd-rom drive as the first boot option, then my cd-rom as the boot device, cleaned the install cd, and presto. This feature is not available right now. navigate here Thanks to Derrick's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) I could install XP fresh.
This problem was a Killer!~Bruce Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Bruce in North Dakota on 06/18/2010 After trying just about EVERYTHING I found on this forum and many, many others, what worked fo rme was swpa the dvd or cd drive and no more problems. asms файл - Duration: 1:08. Дмитрий К 843 views 1:08 YUMI -- Multiboot USB Creator (Windows) - Duration: 4:06. copy and pasting path3 there is a Microsoft registry fix to find a cd drive but we are using usb4.
Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: gonecruzin2 on 10/28/2011 This is awesome!!!Using the post from Steve on 9/18/2009 it was a simple fix. When I try to setup with a floppy drive it says that the cdrom.sys file is corrupt. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311755 My guess would be the speed at which you burned the cd\dvd might have been too fast. Manually enter D:\i386 or the CD-rom letter if other than D.
Also, Western Digital data Lifeguard tool will allocate the HD correctly. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Rick on 02/13/2011 Had the same problem with D:\I386\asms failure, trying to fix a notebook with no CD drive. Thanks to someone above i thought i'd try C:\i386 .. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable.
The parameter is incorrect. You need a live cd, any live cd will do it, ubuntu live cd, hiren boot cd and etc...try first... All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Then file 'asms' on Windows xp home edition sp3 cd is needed.
On the other hand, you do highlight that with a drive and the CD in reasonable condition, stuff works. 0 Guest011010 7 Years Ago I was having similar issues with the this is ur best bet imo becuase i tryed the other methods like accessing the device manager and the xcop function biut as the driv esould not be detected in the Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Dee on 10/26/2009 Thanks:It led me to the reason my install was getting stuck one asms thing. claro19992001 View Public Profile Send a private message to claro19992001 Find all posts by claro19992001 #10 04-26-2008, 02:29 PM kyrre Offline Registered User Join Date: Apr 2008 Posts: