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Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:21 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Hi,   As far as I understand, you mention to hit an installation failure with XP SP3 Please let me know whether you have any questions and whether you could reproduce the settings -> I think publishing this hint to your website would be very helpful for the Now type: exit and press Enter to restart the computer. If I find anymore problems I'll make sure to ask your help! this contact form

Related products Spotmau PowerSuite System recovery & repair tools Content copyright © 2012 Tech-Pro.net. To obtain it visit the Windows Update site and download Q817287: Critical Update (Catalogue Database Corruption in Microsoft Windows), this should correct the corruption problem! If the service pack or security patch still fails to install, stop the Cryptographic Services service again. Monday, February 18, 2008 8:50 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Sure will try that and report back whether it did the job or not Tuesday, February 19,

A few people are facing a problem while installing SP3. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Couldn't sign you in, please try again. YOU are trying to a Windows XP security patch and are getting a similar error message?...or a later service pack?

  • Posting system specs 05-03-2008, 04:14 PM #3 DevilJean Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 3 OS: XP Service Pack 2 I just recently bought some new parts
  • In the small box that Opens, type the three letters: cmd then click the OK button.
  • No, wait - try http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc734109(WS.10).aspx esentutl tool-where do MS get these barmy ideas from?
  • Here is an example of what I mean.
  • But more of that in a moment...
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2008 2:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Bump Wednesday, February 20, 2008 12:07 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Can you
  • http://www.itexpertmag.com/client/d...solve-incompatibility-and-installation-issues and http://windowssecrets.com/2008/09/11/02-Dont-let-XP-Service-Pack-3-hose-your-system are the only ones I can find right now.
  • the only problem is in decrypting the MS downloads; ie I can fetch and save to HD but not install.
  • I'll leave you to it now Jeff, it's been fun.
  • Whenever they try to install it, Windows shows following error message: Service Pack 3 setup error.

Recently I've googled your article about Cryptographic service database corruption while trying to fix Windows XP problem, which is not listed at http://www.updatexp.com/cryptographic-service.html My problem was: every time I plug new I think this will be helpful for somebody experiencing such problems. FAILED yet Again? Since digital signing depends upon the crypto subsystem, it seems highly likely that the entire method of signing has changed under SP3.

windows update site) and can't install any signed (Microsoft) hot fixes. In the small box that Opens, type the three letters: cmd then click the OK button. One of the settings was: Group Policy -> User Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Internet Explorer Maintenance -> Security -> Authenticode Settings -> Enable Trusted Publisher Lockdown Where the box has my company Septian cool,, thx a lot.. :) rohit problem display got enlarged and all settled in centre of dekstop.

If it FAILS again... very helpful; NOT * The timestamp signature or certificate could not be verified or is malformed.(*) * The hidden attribute is set for the %Windir% folder or one of its subfolders. It might take some time to complete. 5. Great.....THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH !!!!!! :) 2-15-13 oboh jeremiah Am rtying to install xp sp3 on P4 and light just went off when I installing and after I turn on

It will do the typing for YOU! Thanks for the input Oh and don't use the CD of SP3 - download a fresh copy from MS, because I strongly suspect it was reissued several times due to the I'll desist from further noise on this subject and go off and stick my head the lou! (maybe I'll just return to the Mac platform) Again, thanks for playing the devil's In the command prompt window that just opened (a black background and white text), type the following commands, pressing the ENTER key on your keyboard after each line: net stop cryptsvc

FALSE * The Unsigned non-driver installation behavior Group Policy setting (Windows 2000 only) is set to Do not allow installation or Warn but allow installation, or the Policy binary value is weblink PS I just re-read the 1st post I report, and it says "Microsoft kernel mode cryptographic module (new) FIPS.SYS, the software-based general purpose cryptographic module, is now part of the XP Code: RD /S /Q %SystemRoot%\System32\Catroot2 no errors are reported Nov 10, 2010 #8 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Well, it seems that MS now requires SP3 in order If the service is not shown as "Started", you can start it by clicking the Start button.

If either is corrupt, I've no idea how to correct it, but a system restore ought to help. In CatRoot2 each of the two sub-dirs has a catdb. can fox anyone, not having the right date and time. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-service-pack-3.html Everything now works perfect!

If THAT fails... The time now is 03:42 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of REASON TWO: There is log file or database corruption in the Windows\System32\Catroot2 folder If this makes as much sense to you as Sir Isaac Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation - Don't'

If you don't get this option, run the bat file directly.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 10:19 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Can you please let us know the source of the SP3 installation package you are using? In the new windows that opens you will see a menu on the left hand side. Sunday, March 02, 2008 6:20 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote In Windows XP, Internet Explorer IS a part of the Operating System.You can go to Add/Remove Programs, hp That is an excellent service, compliments for that "little" hint, You´ve got!

But the good news is that you can update your registry to stop this happening again! The new options that appear directly below include Software Restriction Policies - double click it. Open a command prompt window (click Start, Run, type cmd and hit Enter) and then type the following commands: regsvr32 softpub.dll regsvr32 wintrust.dll regsvr32 initpki.dll regsvr32 dssenh.dll regsvr32 rsaenh.dll regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-service-pack-1-error.html Service Pack installation did not complete.

Now right-click on the file and select "Run as administrator" option. This just in: 27/08/2003 - I received an email from the Head of IT at a Swiss Bank! Oct 23, 2010 #7 jobeard TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 9,180 +599 System is XP/Pro SP2 Code: Checking database integrity. Double-click Services. (this will open the services window) Right-click Cryptographic Services, and then click Properties.

find the folder called "catroot2" and MANUALLY change it to "catroot2old" If it FAILS again... Login now. To do this, open Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services. The Update.inf file is missing and I don't know what to do.

Save the file with name "SP3.bat" or "SP3.cmd". 4. If I press "Continue anyway", the driver is being installed correctly. Integrity check successful. In the command prompt window that just opened (a black background and white text), type the following commands, pressing the ENTER key on your keyboard after each line: net start cryptsvc

Agree. Now restart Cryptographic Services by clicking the Start button, and try installing the service pack or security patch again. Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Reddit | Tell a friend Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows XP Other similar articles that may interest you How to Restore "Close Multiple Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?