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Win2000 Installation Error Message

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Last response: in Windows 2000/NT
August 11, 2002 4:20:48 AM

On the fourth attempt of installing, Windows finally started to install until:

The following value in the .SIF file used by setup is corrupted or missing. Value 0 on the line in section [SourceDisksFiles] with key ""
setup cannot continue..

Any ideas?

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August 11, 2002 11:48:44 PM

From this website:

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Q. I created a slipstreamed CD-ROM. Why do I get an error message when I boot from the installation disks?

A. Windows 2000 introduces the idea of slipstreaming an installation, which lets you apply a service pack to an installation area. If you then copy the installation area to a CD-ROM and boot from the regular installation disks, you might receive the following error "The following value in the .SIF file used by setup is corrupted or missing: Value '0' on the line in section [SourceDiskFiles] with key "SP1.CAB"." To resolve this, copy txtsetup.sif from the I386 folder on the CD-ROM to the first of the four installation disks. Doing so should let you proceed with the installation.

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August 12, 2002 7:52:57 AM

God bless you Sir, what more could I have asked for.
Thankyou very much.