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Fatal Error One of the components that Windows needs to continue setup caould not be installed. "Manifest Parse Error-Invalid at the top level document" Any suggestions??? On phase 1 it finishes copying files from the CD to the hard disk, and then reboots to start phase 2. What do I do now? I must be a glutton for punishment, because rather than scrapping the OS completely, I decided to push all the theories aside and figure out how to get around the problem. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-install-manifest-parse-error.html

I get this message after the initial reboot and it picks > back > up again. I checked the file on my cd. Hello and welcome to PC Review. Gerry ~~~~ FCA Stourport, England Enquire, plan and execute ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "Gerry Cornell" <> wrote in message news:... > Try again. > > Check you have all updates? > http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsServer2003/sbs/downloads/presp1.mspx > >

Greatly appreciate the info. Almost always there's some problem with the CD itself, but sometimes it helps to use a different CD-ROM drive, or maybe a CD or DVD burner.What's been most surprising to me Whether the new OS works well enough to dissuade me from breaking down and purchasing an iMac remains to be seen. 183 Responses to "Manifest Parse Error" « Older Comments Marcel Error Message: Manifest Parse >>> > Error: >>> > Invalid at the top level of the document. >>> > >>> > Any ideas? >>> >>> >>> > > Gerry Cornell,

thank you so much, i'd have never done it without this site!! I just wrote аn incгeԁіbly long comment but after I сliсkeԁ submit my comment dіԁn't show up. I booted the computer using the CD and install Windows XP with SP1a just fine.Hope it works for all as it worked for me. IT DIDN'T ASK ME FOR THE FILE.

Gerry Cornell Guest The sound and video are not synchronized correctly if you call a computer by using sound and video in Windows Messenger http://support.microsoft.com/kb/900466 What version of Windows Messenger is This would imply that in some cases Windows installs corrupted files without the user being alerted at all.Several solutions to this problem have been proposed; some work in some cases and Stay logged in Sign up now! Go to MS' website to download SP utility as Franks tells in this web page as follows: Go to microsoft get Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1 Utility: Setup Disks

Is yours a genuine copy or a burned Cd from a mate? It asked me if I wanted to enable SmartDisk or something like that. How do you do that and please be specific. That's all I can say.

I've even tried >> reburning the >> image, redownloading the image, and even tried it through MS Virtual >> PC 2004 >> with the same result. >> >> "Gerry Cornell" wrote: http://www.realgeek.com/forums/manifest-parse-error-57248.html I get this message after the initial reboot and it >> picks back >> up again. Click on > >>> Help, About in Windows Messenger. > >>> > >>> -- > >>> > >>> Hope this helps. > >>> > >>> Gerry > >>> ~~~~ > >>> Otherwise clean the CD and drive. -- Jupiter Jones [MVP] An easier way to read newsgroup messages: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/p...oups/setup.asp http://dts-l.org/index.html "Dan J." wrote in message news:[email protected] > Had this error message

Check you have all updates? weblink I've downloaded the ISO for XP Pro and XP Pro > with SP2 and both give me the same error on a machine that previously > had XP installed. Click here to join today! I formatted my old 450's HDD and popped in the I386 CD.

Error Message: Manifest Parse > Error: > Invalid at the top level of the document. > > Any ideas? SoftwareTipsandTricks Forum > Operating Systems > Windows XP manifest parse error during xp clean install User Name Remember Me? I hope this story helps anyone out there having trouble Reply tomcat November 6th, 2003 I only have copied winxp corporate edition cd. navigate here I get this message after the initial reboot and it > > >> picks back > > >> up again.

several files wouldn't copy, like the cyclad/cyclom inf's - typical for a copy CD. I burned 3 CDs, from two different ISOs, and got this error. If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. "Manifest Parse Error" when installing XP Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kbk,

Installs files, restarts to finish installation and following error message appears.

Reply Rico September 1st, 2008 Hi Richard. http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsServer2003/sbs/downloads/presp1.mspx Found this which may give a pointer to the nature of the problem http://www.richardsramblings.com/?p=49 You could try a new download. -- Hope this helps. After reformatting my drive and beginning installing Windows XP from a freshly opened WinXP CD that I received direct from Dell, the following message appeared: "Manifest Parse error: Invalid at top level Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.1Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Similar Threads invalid ActiveX/com and invalid ActiveX/com registry geen smith, Jul 6, 2004, in forum: Windows XP Help Replies: 0 Views: 511 geen smith Jul 6, 2004 error message: STOP: c000021a I get this message after the initial reboot and it > >> picks back > >> up again. it worked. his comment is here An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request.

I've downloaded the ISO for XP Pro and XP Pro with SP2 and both give me the same error on a machine that previously had XP installed. The time now is 05:33 PM. That is why I went purchase a copy today at Best Buy, I hope they will exchange it. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Setup > Manifest Parse Error Re: Manifest Parse Error Posted: 07-08-2003, 01:20 PM Nicholas Guest Posts: n/a abily View Public Profile Send a private message to abily Find all posts by abily « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Display Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. And as installation CD's are older now, they're bound to be less readable, thereby aggravating this issue even more.The problem appears right after the start of the installation's phase 2.

The RTCDLL folder contains the following files - RTCDLL.CA_ RTCDLL.MAN Does this help? I will try the other options and keep my fingers crossed. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Zoyd W.