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Running sfc /scannow computer is asking for wrong cd

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January 3, 2010 10:38:13 AM

Windows XP Home
Del Dimension 2350
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Running sfc /scannow, system is asking for "PROFESSIONAL" cd, which I do not have.

Please let me know.

Thank you.
Anonymous
January 3, 2010 11:44:19 AM

Sounds like someone installed XP Pro on your computer.
January 3, 2010 12:13:30 PM

I did a clean install last month, using "Windows XP Home SP3 cd".

I just went to Belarc and it shows I have "Windows XP Home SP3".

I never had a PROFESSIONAL cd.

Please advise.

Thank you.
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Anonymous
January 3, 2010 12:15:31 PM

Don't know what to tell you. Why are you running sfc?
January 3, 2010 12:43:14 PM

I want to be sure that sfc /scannow is running properly.

So if have a problem in the future I will be able to run it with any problems.

Anonymous
January 3, 2010 1:34:45 PM

Why did you get the "Windows XP Home SP3 cd" from?
January 3, 2010 3:52:33 PM

Windows Home XP SP3 was received from Dell over a year ago, as I wanted to have an upgrade.
Anonymous
January 3, 2010 6:22:36 PM

Can you post the contents of the SETUPP.INI file that's in the I386 folder on the XP CD?
January 3, 2010 10:51:41 PM

Please tell me how to get the SETUPP.INI in the I386 folder on the XP CD.

I appreciate very much your help.

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jan 4, 2010

I believe this is the information you requested:

[Pid]

ExtraData=786F687170637175716954806365EF

Pid=76477OEM

Please advise.

Thank you.

January 5, 2010 6:27:29 PM

Grumpy,

I am waiting for your reply to my last message.

Thank you.
Anonymous
January 5, 2010 9:25:16 PM

According to the Pid, that's a Windows XP Home OEM CD. I have no clue why sfc is asking for a Windows XP Pro CD.
January 14, 2010 12:32:51 AM

I believe I have replied to all the messages listed above.

Please let me know if you additional suggestions.

Thank you.
January 21, 2010 10:40:59 AM

You may want to close this case as "unsolved".

Thank you for your cooperation.
January 21, 2010 11:06:11 AM

Silly question, but have you tried inserting your XP Home CD when it asks for the Professional one? It may just be a default dialog built into the program.

Edit: Have a look at this KB article.
January 25, 2010 10:11:01 AM

ijack,

I had inserted the Windows XP Home CD.

I looked at the KB article and made 2 changes from "professional" to "Home" in "fp40ext" (I did not find fp40ext.inf) and under "ims" I could not find "professional".

I will let you know about the results.

Thank you for your information.

January 25, 2010 5:14:37 PM

ijack,

As I promised in my last message, I inserted the Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3 for Ultra Low Cost PCs.
(This CD was used for the "clean install" I did in December 2009.)

At the same time I ran "sfc /scannow", showing the following messages.

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"Windows File Protection"
"Files that are required for Windows to run properly must be copied to the DLL Cache"
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"Windows File Protection"
"The CD you provided is the wrong CD. Please insert the Windows XP Home Service Pack 3 CD into your CD-ROM drive".
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Please advise

Thank you.
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