Installing XP SP2



Al Hinai
07-10-2005, 02:46 AM
I'm trying to install SP2 on my Windows XP Pro, and when it goes on registry
backup SP2 installation fails with the message "Unable to read from or write
to the database" nothing from the net on how to solve this problem although
followed SP2 installation instructions from microsoft. Please help, anybody.
Al Hinai

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 02:46 AM
Troubleshooting Windows XP Service Pack 2
http://www.michna.com/kb/WxSP2­.htm#Cannot_install_Service_Pa­ck_2

*** Error 0x800710D9 Unable to read from or write to the database ***
The quickest and most thorough way to solve this problem is a batch file, written
by fellow MVP Torgeir Bakken from Norway. Reboot the computer and, before
running any other program, run the batch file. It will tell you when it is finished.

Here it is: http://www.michna.com/kb/fixdb.bat

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"Al Hinai" wrote:

| I'm trying to install SP2 on my Windows XP Pro, and when it goes on registry
| backup SP2 installation fails with the message "Unable to read from or write
| to the database" nothing from the net on how to solve this problem although
| followed SP2 installation instructions from microsoft. Please help, anybody.
| Al Hinai

Al Hinai
07-10-2005, 02:46 AM
Hi Carey
Thanks for your help, it works, I've SP2 on my PC now. very much
apreciated.
thanks again.

Al Hinai


"Carey Frisch [MVP]" wrote:

> Troubleshooting Windows XP Service Pack 2
> http://www.michna.com/kb/WxSP2­.htm#Cannot_install_Service_Pa­ck_2
>
> *** Error 0x800710D9 Unable to read from or write to the database ***
> The quickest and most thorough way to solve this problem is a batch file, written
> by fellow MVP Torgeir Bakken from Norway. Reboot the computer and, before
> running any other program, run the batch file. It will tell you when it is finished.
>
> Here it is: http://www.michna.com/kb/fixdb.bat
>
> --
> Carey Frisch
> Microsoft MVP
> Windows XP - Shell/User
> Microsoft Newsgroups
>
> Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> "Al Hinai" wrote:
>
> | I'm trying to install SP2 on my Windows XP Pro, and when it goes on registry
> | backup SP2 installation fails with the message "Unable to read from or write
> | to the database" nothing from the net on how to solve this problem although
> | followed SP2 installation instructions from microsoft. Please help, anybody.
> | Al Hinai
>
>


Installing XP SP2