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You receive 'The atapi.sys is already in use ...' error during a Windows XP service pack installation? If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... get redirected here

Uninstall the offending 3rd-party program. 4. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Install, upgrade, & activate. itspecialist2011 1,472 views 3:31 How to Format a Hard Drive using Command Prompt - Duration: 3:43. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/884675

You can easily fix Atapi.sys error from watching this video. Set up cannot copy atapi.sys file Started by Ardent , Aug 27 2008 08:11 PM Please log in to reply #1 Ardent Posted 27 August 2008 - 08:11 PM Ardent Member This will return them to “Unpartitioned space”. Your 3 step instructions worked perfectly!

You will see an icon that looks like a white sheet of paper, right click on that and choose "Unlocker" on the menu. Then find the keyword "atapi.sys" that the error message mentioned. JSI Tip 7933. This program can unlock or kill or delete any files that's being used, no matter what situation the file is on, it can unlock the file or kill the process which

Setup cannot copy the file atapi.sys. Windows will now start copying files from the installation disc and prompt you to reboot the computer when the process is completed. Enter the size in megabytes (MB) for the new partition and then press ENTER.

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If you later uninstall the Service Pack, Windows will become unstable. 3. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! I don't know what I had to do. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Thanks 0 Advertisements #2 makinu1der2 Posted 27 August 2008 - 08:46 PM makinu1der2 Member Member 182 posts Hello Ardent Here are somethings to try before successfully installing sp3.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884675http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950717http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950718 0 Back to What do I do? 2 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Security → Am I infected? All rights reserved. After that a window should pop up showing you which program is currently using the file, I think it was "System".

An Error Has Been Encountered That Has Prevented Setup from Continuing" Error Message During Windows XP Setup 315679 - Problems with Drive Overlay Programs in Windows XP 316134 - You Cannot Get More Info Try Long Path Tool - Duration: 3:31. But as Fabiodef said that he didn't have them install, so I wonder what's the cause. Now you need to click either on the "Unlock" or "Unlock All".

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback Skip navigation UploadSign inSearch Loading... Saturday, July 26, 2008 9:53 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Step 1: Go google "Unlocker Assistance" and download the software (or the link is provided below), it's useful reference techtipsfromwill 970,522 views 26:43 Fix windows cannot be installed to this disk the selected disk is of the gpt partition style - Duration: 3:32.

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Sign in to make your opinion count. Select your new partition, usually labeled "C: Partition 1 [Raw]" and press ENTER. Loading... Working...

Loading... I have uninstalled it except for a few minor files that have little bearing on the program itself. Press ENTER to begin installation. this page Unperuanoenargentina 231,982 views 7:33 Repair and Fix Hard Drive and Disk Errors - Duration: 5:39.

Load the installer. Britec09 54,102 views 6:03 Windows cannot install required files error-Fixed - Duration: 7:38. Installing Windows XP will erase all of the data on the partition that you choose. See: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884675/en-us "You receive a "Copy Error: Setup cannot copy the file Atapi.sys" error message when you try to install Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005,

It could just be doing that because of the atapi.sys error that i can't fix yet. indemmand 483,478 views 7:38 el archivo system32 falta o esta dañado - Duration: 7:33. Privacy PolicyDesign by Andreas Viklund. Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Register now! Sunday, June 22, 2008 12:42 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote  fabiodef wrote: I started installation of service pack 3 from windows update (69 mb) but I can't install the security updates to Word , Excel either. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading...

Re-install the 3rd-party program. Advertisement Related ArticlesJSI Tip 8817. http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/ Step 2: After you install the program, then go in your My Computer, and right click on the C:\ and click on Search. how about a real solution?