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Windows Xp error

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by abibio2001, Aug 3, 2006.

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  1. abibio2001

    abibio2001 Thread Starter

    Aug 3, 2006
    I have Windows XP Service pack 2 installed on my system. It developed a
    problem which is whenever it is staring up it shows an error message
    about a file lsass.exe and once I click on the OK button of the error
    message window, the system restarts. I tried re-installing the Windows
    the re-installation stops at a point of preparing installation with the
    error message:

    lsass.exe – System Error
    An invalid parameter was passed to a service or function

    When I click on the OK button, the system restarts and takes me back to
    preparing installation again and the error message appears again.
    Please what do I do as I do not want to format the system and lose my
    data nor install a fresh copy of Windows XP as I dont want to start re-installing programs and setting up Windows to my taste all-over again.
  2. imidiot


    Dec 2, 2005
  3. awa13


    Aug 1, 2006
    Virus! - download the latest virus definitions, unplug your computer from the internet and run the scan.

    Sounds like Sasser Virus, just like imidiot said. :)
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