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    unrecognized files (XP SP1)

    I'm getting a dialog box telling me that I have some unrecognized version of some files and to insert the SP1 disk so that Windows can replaced the unrecognized with the right version. I upgraded to SP1 via the web and don't have a disk. The dialog doesn't identify the bad files or offer me any way beside inserting the nonexistent CD to do the fix. Have you run into this? Do you know a work around?

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    Re: unrecognized files (XP SP1)

    E,
    I know it's a BIG file, but this time get the XP SP1 and save it, instead of running it.
    Then run it and reinstall it.

    You can move it to a CD later if you wish.

    you can download SP1HERE
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    Re: unrecognized files (XP SP1)

    You can Order the Windows XP Service Pack 1a CD at http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/pro/dow...sp1/ordercd.asp

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: unrecognized files (XP SP1)

    E,
    First - check under C:Windows to see if there is a folder called 'Service pack files' with a sub-folder of 'I386'. Then, if you have the opportunity have the dialog box look there. If the file the system is looking for is not there you can use your original XP CD. Normally, the OS 'knows' that the service pack files exist and looks there automatically.

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