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USB port problem Bad or weak power supply of the USB port may damage hard drive. all 500 GB badgeJul 26, 2007, 3:30 AM Is the CD ROM you are using new? was reformatting my 1tb fo my ps3 ... I got further with my XP SP1 install CD than my XP SP2. Source

No other Googling has gotten me any closer. Step 5 Save files to a safe location such as any healthy partition that has enough disk space to hold these files and doesn't need recovering data. Thanks... You just click a button and within a few minutes, BAM, it's fixed. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/parameter-incorrect-windows-xp-sp2-reformat-326028.html

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I hope this works!! if you have a disk wiyh the folder on it please let me know and i will send you me e-mail so you can send it to me. Thanks, Rob Tuesday, December 05, 2006 7:46 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have still to work out how to get it working.  I'm almost thinking about

perhapps a bios update would fix the problem for peopes drive that dont work but i dont got the corage to try a bios update yet as i dont like the Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Phil on 12/11/2009 TERRY FTW!! If you had read the thread, you would have seen where I suggest OP try a different DVD drive. The File Asms On Windows Xp Professional Service Pack 2 Cd Is Needed After saying it was 100% completed, it said, "DiskPart has encountered an error: The parameter is incorrect."I've tried clean all command for a more thorough job and gotten the same error.

Bad sectors are marked as bad by system and some are not repairable, so HDD repair tools will separate it from health sectors. Windows Xp Installation Failed I386 Asms I had the 2012 version and couldn't find the Add New Disc option.So best find a 2009 version but it WORKED!!! Thanks for sharing your expertise. their explanation Steve on 09/18/2009I too had been getting the dreaded 'asms' problem during Windows XP SP2 install, and Terrys fix regarding Device Manager got me half way there: 1) when prompted for

Put drive back in, removed the USB-CD drive so the program kept asking me for the "D:\I386\asms" path. I386\asms Download There is NOTHING wrong with my XP discs, what is going on?! what format ( ntfs or fat32 ) ? Copied xp with service pack 3 to usb using wintoflash with my desktop.

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I changed the order of the bootup so the hard drive is first. I have a Dell Dimension 8200 and ran into this problem.Terry's post and the post on 3/23/09 helped as well. The Parameter Is Incorrect Windows 10 External Hard Drive Do you reckon its the motherboard?Basically, i have tried my USB's in the front, back, pci card and a hub and still getting the same message. I386 Error When Installing Xp Gary MacKenzie Thinkserver TS140 , 750ti Graphics card & LG 27" uws led backlight , Edius 8 Humax Foxsat HD Pvr / Humax Fox T2 dvbt

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bradk_1749Jul 26, 2007, 2:13 AM Believe me, I've tried, any other ideas? this contact form Gave my Toshiba netbook to a buddy that fixes computers for a living and he couldn't get it working so I thought I was going to have to buy a new Formatting the inaccessible drive Formatting of partition is the course of making it for initial use. You suggestion (use Acronis) worked perfectly. Asms File Missing Fix

Top Login or register to post comments June 1, 2006 - 13:18 #3 harlequin Offline Joined: Aug 16 2000 did you format it in that enclosure or was it formatted attached Hit shift + F102. If anyone is trying to format a hard drive to FAT32 then download Acronis as David says. 2011 version works. 1TB hard drive converted in about 20 seconds! have a peek here Then inserted usb into dell mini.

Thank you for posting. Installation Failed E I386 Asms All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. It appeared to work, then after about and hour I get the message that it's too big.

Type in the path E:\$WIN_NT$~LS\I386 is already loaded by default but nothing happens .

The parameter is incorrect. [/code] it happens on the installation part, like the 1-5 steps after the system reboots after reformatting. Home » Forums » DVdoctor.forums » Hard Drives and Controllers Hard Drive Parameters incorrect Login or register to post comments 14 replies [Last post] June 1, 2006 - 12:09 Gyr Offline Select the first recovery mode and enter next interface. Download File I386 For Window Xp I have no cd drive as it is a netbook.

What's more, though bad sectors are fixed or repaired by certain tools, it doesn't mean the hard drive won't be damaged by them. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Daniel on 04/12/2012 This solved my problemhttp://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/itproxpsp/thread/1439cb26-8450-41a9-904b-ca4acaab0a01/?prof=required Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: gee on 03/04/2012 read through the thread...changed the boot order is all File system goes wrong In many cases, the error is caused by file system corruption. Check This Out ThangX for sharing your find.

I just formatted my Lacie Neil poulton design !tb from NTFS to FAT32 and works great!Thanks again man!anonymousFri, 25 Mar 2011 22:15:34 +0000 thanks bro, i wasted 2 hours before finding Are there possible Registry entries that I need to check?I could really use some other suggestions, please.Steve Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Tiger on 10/12/2010 I had this problem and However, the Acronis True Image 2012 worked like a breeze and now I will be able to use this drive on multiple platforms. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: PigeonPiss on 02/16/2010 Arjan - Your fix was a hit for me.

Even one bad sector can make entire partition inaccessible. thanks again. Your best bet is to get a CD with SP2 slipstreamed into it... so now that I am at the Win XP Pro Setup Partition screen it lists 2 partitions..C: Partition 1 [NTFS] 131,076 <130566 MB FREE>Unpartitioned Space 8 MBWhat the hell?!

it may help you recover the problem , sounds like 1 . Try this tip and hopefully you should get somewhere Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Robert on 02/09/2010 After many failed attempts to get my Dell 2400 PC to get past However, Eassos Recovery builds in special algorithm to analyze damaged system and scan all sectors to present files and folders in the damaged volume. You could also try another CD.

if you try to copy the ASMS file to other places from the CD, you will get an error, since the ASMS is not complete in the CD. Anyway, I bought myself one of the Sandisk Ultra II 1.0GB SD flash drives that bends to reveal a USB connector.¬† I plugged it into (admittedly a different port that I Error message: incorrect func† paddydolly replied 2 years, 11 months ago this is because something went wrong while you are burning the XP cd. Simple as that.

God bless.WilliamSun, 24 May 2009 21:07:04 +0000 WAU, great find!!! Thank you!!!GIVE IT A TRY ;-) LIKE I SAID IT WORKED FOR ME AND IT SHOULD WORK FOR YOU...I ACTUALLY COULDNT BELIEVE I HADNT THOUGHT OF IT BEFORE Votes: Rating: 0 The boot process failed and gave me a blue screen of death. Then I looked in device manager and noticed a yellow warning symbol next to it.

Larry solution works, after 1 hour trying evrithing written on this post slaming hard the CD door, make it works. I tried everything and nothing worked until halfway through the installation I put the installation DVD from the CD-RW drive to the DVD drive. both appear to be operating without issues ( and i have filled these up without errors, best i can tell )...rgRon GordonThu, 30 Oct 2008 01:08:40 +0000 try to use diskpart Attach File: (20 MB Max) Spam Protection: * Answer of 6 - 4?