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Close the Search Results window. Note: When the computer has this issue, System Restore may appear disabled in the File System Properties. SatDoug, Jul 12, 2001 #1 Kento Joined: Aug 2, 2000 Messages: 3,004 Another person once posted a similiar problem and nobody had a clue. Seems (but certainly far from certain) that it tied in with a Windows update. http://roguewb.com/windows-could/windows-could-not-start-because-the-following-file-is-missing-or-corrupt-hall-dll.html

I've tried hitting F2 and F8, but I can't get out of that screen. That was a LONG time ago though, I was probably 9 years old. Use a Windows program such as Notepad instead. peggy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - My post by Blue_Zee / July 18, 2006 4:20 AM PDT In reply to: I sure is worth $60.00 (at least!)Zee Flag

In the Windowsupdate window, delete everything except for the V4 folder. In the File System Properties dialog box, click OK. Now that I know, I can take care of this should it happen again. In the File System Properties dialog box, click the Troubleshooting tab.

  • I have successfully restored my computer to its previous state, but now I am back to where I started (no new software loaded).
  • The time now is 08:01 PM.
  • Have tried (and tried, and tried) very hard.
  • Patience.Okay here we go with the troubleshooting.1.
  • It's still just hanging on the ME screen and the disk is grinding.
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  • Right-click the Wininit.ini file in the list of found items, and then click Rename. 6.
  • RESOLUTION: Follow each method below one at a time until the issue is resolved.
  • Just ignore when it tells you need that update as you know you have already installed it.

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Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! You may want to consider reinstalling Windows Me instead of investing the time required to follow the other methods. I am on Windows ME. https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/windows-could-not-upgrade-the-file-1-from-2.1294095/ In the Named box, type wininit.ini.

Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. The time now is 02:01 PM. On checking I am advised that it had downloaded "successfully" on five separate occasions by the M/S Update site. I recommend any one else trying this to print the instruction out first...

now retry the update.I have found that some software upgrades fail because the files they are trying to upgrade are set to read only for one reason or another. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/windows-could-not-upgrade-file-1-2-127592/ type scanreg /restore then choose a day that you didn't have this error on.7. Attempting to install the updates again may cause the same "Windows could not upgrade the file %1 from %2" error message to occur when the computer is restarted. Reinstall your program or update.Notes If these steps do not resolve this issue, use System Restore to restore your computer to an earlier time.

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Windows Could not upgrade The file %1 from %2 << < (11/11) SomeGuy: You don't really need the red ring. No, create an account now. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Legal Privacy Straight Dope Message Board > Main > General Questions Windows ME - won't boot, not even in safe mode User Name Remember Me?

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There is a "remove" facility on the website. peggy Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Not a dell exclusive issue. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. In the Named box, type wininit.ini. 3.

In the File System Properties dialog box, click the Troubleshooting tab. Why not check my IntroMany Thanks for taking the time out of your busy day... In any case, this is best solved by a good, clean reformat, and preferably a choice of another OS. ScanDisk used the following options: Standard test Automatically fix errors Drive MASTER DISK (C:) contained the following errors: The drive contained an error in its FSInfoSector.

Should you have further questions, feel free to write us back. I have Windows ME, i can only gets so far as the DOS screen before the computer continously says "Windows could not upgrade the file %1 from %2" and the way Here is more information on scanreg Fear Itself View Public Profile Find all posts by Fear Itself #3 09-26-2004, 06:39 PM XJETGIRLX Guest Join Date: Mar 2001 No, Once all of the files are move to the wininit dir then take the floppy out and restart your computer.This should fix your problem.

From the Start menu, point to Programs, Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer. Ok so the moviemaker is not a big deal. In the My Documents window, click the plus sign (+) next to My Computer, click the plus sign (+) next to Local Disk (C:), click the plus sign (+) next to Contact Us - Straight Dope Homepage - Archive - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Whatever the reason its really annoying. I checked to make sure everything was plugged in/seated securely. Click Start, point to Search, and then click Files or Folders. 2. Most important thing I learned that if you are using a wirelss keyboard, you can't enter safe mode or setup because the keyboard doesn't load under after Windows does.