I have a SATA HDD. This can potentially help you avoid hours of troubleshooting headaches associated with SYS errors. this led me to try a fresh install onto a blank partition but i then get the stop error refering to pci.sys. Pci.sys is a type of SYS file associated with Applications, SDK/DDK developed by Microsoft for the Windows Operating System. his comment is here
cheers. You seem to know what you are doing however, from reading your post, so I'm sure you already know that. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Advertisement des000 Thread Starter Joined: May 29, 2008 Messages: 247 I'm trying to install Windows XP Proffessional on an Inspiron E1705 laptop.
Thanks there. Why, as far as the driver, would the pci.sys work with SP2 or higher, but not SP1? These malicious intruders can damage, corrupt, or even delete SYS-related files.
HomeForums Search ForumsHistoryRecent PostsLive StreamUnanswered Threads Media Search MediaNew Media Resources Search ResourcesMost Active AuthorsLatest ReviewsMembers Notable MembersCurrent VisitorsRecent ActivityNew Profile Posts Your name or email address:Password: Forgot your password? A black box will open with a blinking cursor. After the files necessary for the product recovery are copied from the Rescue and Recovery Startup disc to the hard drive, the system restarts automatically and boot back into Rescue and This laptop came with Windows XP Media Center Edition on it.
Follow the on-screen directions to complete the uninstallation of your pci.sys-associated program. Then, upgrade the version to SP2. b. http://www.solvusoft.com/en/files/bsod-blue-screen-error/sys/windows/microsoft/applications-sdk-ddk/pci-sys/ Whatever the setting is, when the files intially loaded from the XP CD cannot find SATA drives, it's presently set to SATA or AHCI in the bios, it's changeable, and at
Maybe at some point I'll see a major benifit to doing it, but right now I don't. The ONLY place pci.sys is, is in C:\Windows\System32\drivers. If you have any personal data on the partition Windows itself was installed on that you DO NOT want to lose, BEFORE you install XP from scratch, boot the computer from All rights reserved.
System File Checker will begin scanning for pci.sys and other system file problems (be patient - the system scan may take a while). http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-windows_install/pcisys-blue-screen-when-installingrepairing/b9369796-9562-4da3-9286-54517c961a08 Enter the Administrator password. 4. Select the installation you wish to access. 3. Type "command" in the search box...
Locate pci.sys-associated program (eg. this content What are your system specs? Type "update" into the search box and hit ENTER. It is a member of the Microsoft Partner Program.
Applications, SDK/DDK) under the Name column. printing). Solved: pci.sys Blue Screen Error When Installing Windows XP Proffessional Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by des000, Sep 23, 2008. weblink Feb 27, 2006 #14 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 Welcome to Techspot.
Inside the extracted folder, run the included imageUSB tool, and choose your plugged in USB drive to turn into a bootable drive. Click Control Panel on the right side menu. They offer a malware removal guarantee that is not offered by other security software. http://download.cnet.com/Active-Kill...-10188745.html That will give you a fresh hard drive to install to.
Step 1: Update Your PC Device Drivers It's highly likely that your Pci.sys blue screen errors are related to corrupt or outdated device drivers. You can only add the rest of the drive's space - the un-alollocated space - on the drive after SP1 or later updates have been installed in Windows by using a We need to see the actual dump files so we can debug them. check over here Nov 20, 2004 #3 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 Mule:- have you just built your system?
It's probably a good idea to go through each section and apply the updates accordingly. (this includes the drivers found under 'Utilities' and other such sections) If the machine still bsod's It may be impossible to even create another partition, XP won't see the rest of the disk. __________________ Microsoft MVP - Windows Expert - Consumer Of course I know all the Type: Expand
These sites distribute SYS files that are unapproved by the official pci.sys file developer, and can often be bundled with virus-infected or other malicious files. Enter any administrator passwords (if prompted). I don't at this point slipstream the disks with Service Pack 2 or any other service packs. Third-party program installation or malware infection may have corrupted the registry entries associated with Applications, SDK/DDK, causing pci.sys STOP errors to occur.
I am going to go back in and turn the changes on one by one and see which one causes the issue - THEN I am going to load the factory Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Click the Uninstall button on the top menu ribbon. I could not get a solution of the issue.
Over time, your PC can develop errors on the hard disk drive due to repeated, unintended misuse. Click OK. 4. Manually editing the Windows registry to remove invalid pci.sys keys is not recommended unless you are PC service professional. The same retail Microsoft Windows XP CD may work fine on other models.
When I boot from the XP cd, windows starts to load the files and before reaching the screen where it is asks to repair windows or format a partition, I get You say that the only thing that will work is an xp disk with sp2 slipstreamed onto it, which implies you have such a disk, and you've tried it. Applications, SDK/DDK), Microsoft hardware failure, and power outages can corrupt your file system and stored data. Search for: Keyfinder and see the "hit" on the Jellybean.......
I didn't know any of that stuff outcaste. Specifically, I tried bios upgrades and downgrades, changing video cards, using the WD hard drive tools, removing all expansion cards and connectors, and on and on and on. If you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to select advanced startup options, and then select safe mode.