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20-May-2009, 07:54 AM #1
asms file?
I just bought a used sony vaio laptop. The problem is when I go to turn it on it tries to install windows and tells me to insert service pack 3 disk. Problem is I don't have one. I downloaded service pack 3 and burnt it to a disk. When I load that it tells me the file "asms" on window xp professional service pack 3 cd is needed. type the path where the file is loacated? d:/i386? Any suggestions?
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20-May-2009, 09:21 AM #2
Hi, try burning at a slower speed, download and burn at the slower speed as it seems the file needed is not where it should be.

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20-May-2009, 11:01 AM #3
It's also possible that the computer is looking for the XP installation CD, and that the disk used to install XP had SP3 already installed.
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