Have been every time apart from the very first attempt which I believe was started by the auto update process. 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 MS Server OS 1 The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Promoted by Exclaimer Is it scary how unprofessional your email signatures look? jbuchanangb, Dec 16, 2011 #6 jbuchanangb Thread Starter Joined: Nov 25, 2011 Messages: 6 Downloaded 316MB of SP3 file, and set it going. http://wx2me.com/service-pack/service-pack-2-setup-error-failed-to-install-catalog-files.php
johnebadbak, Dec 15, 2011 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 The best way to install any servce pack without problems, using less space on the drive, and ending up hill 6 years ago # Thanks a million Amigo 6 years ago # I tried deleting catroot2 but nothing happened, deleting catroot worked, so I reinstalled windows again and went to Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Worked like a magic.. official site
Rarst 8 years ago # @Daniel You are welcome. :) Seems my recipe is about right enough to help without tons of additional stuff MS offers to try. Right Click on the folder and select Search. 3. Rarst 7 years ago # @Debbie It would be pure evil to not share it. :) Glad it resolved issue for you as well.
Solved Server 2003 service pack 2 won't install. After the above steps, please try to install Service Pack 2 again. The full log for the last install attempt follows: 2.500: ================================================================================ 2.516: 2007/04/23 17:10:33.109 (local) 2.516: c:\a2aaadaea85352fed65f9b\i386\update\update.exe (version 126.96.36.199) 2.531: Service Pack started with following command line: 2.547: In Function GetBuildType, You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr… eFax Xpdf - PDFfonts - Command Line Utility to List Fonts Used in a PDF File Video by: Joe In this seventh video
Rarst 7 years ago # @PaulM You are welcome. :) Thanks for info that it can come up on non-SP updates as well. Started the crypto service. Rarst 7 years ago # @Steve Berlin You are welcome. :) webster 7 years ago # Q; i have an hp nx6125 which is refusing to see the hard drive at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/failed-to-install-catalog-files-during-upgrade-to/06985631-ed5c-4128-8e54-fc7901286b83 Log from TSG Sysinfo follows: Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 188.8.131.52 OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel Pentium III processor, x86 Family
Registry will be archived. 247.485: VerifyTargetFileSize: Unable to verify size as Source = NULL for file c:\windows\inf\iis.inf 247.672: Num Ticks for creating uninst inf : 8797 247.672: Registering Uninstall Program for If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. I also struggled for over a week trying to get XP SP3 installed (after downgrading my machine from Vista to XP). Please try the request again.
Could be just as well hardware issue or anything in between. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-xp-sp3-install-failed-to-install-catalog-files.1028626/ The .cat files in this folder are necessary for installing hotfixes and service packs. shadow6224, Dec 14, 2011 #2 jbuchanangb Thread Starter Joined: Nov 25, 2011 Messages: 6 From Windows Update web site. Time to ghost the machine while it's clean and running Win XP SP3.
I thought something had possibly gone corrupt during the image. this page Thanks. A message will appear saying other apps may not work but this will only be temporary, as you will install SP2 immediately afterwards. This rollback requires a reboot. 485.781: Service Pack 2 installation did not complete.
Jimmel 6 years ago # after following all the above mentioned steps……i still got the same old service pack in my laptop…why is that? Shutdown Initiated in Self Extractor *** 0 LVL 2 Overall: Level 2 MS Server OS 1 Windows Server 2003 1 SBS 1 Message Expert Comment by:darrellarbaugh2007-04-26 This is rarely the Can you help with this process ? get redirected here Reboot the server. [Note: I added this step.
Shutdown Initiated in Self Extractor *** 0 Question by:bargefoot Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google LVL 2 Best Solution bydarrellarbaugh Are you installing with the /ER or /O switch when installing? Do users create their own terrible designs and give themselves stupid job titles? At this point, the technician requested that I collect additional data for them to research if the SP2 install failed again.
I suppose this means that I should give at least the majority, if not all, of the points to darrellarbaugh as his answer with the /O switch sounds like this would What aout restart after hotfix removal? Congratulations. Tried one more time and it completed.
I know this would have to be done after hours but it may be the quickest way forward. Think the previous support company tried but gave up as there is an SP1 folder but no files (probably had the same issues I had). Make sure the Cryptographic service is running on this computer"). http://wx2me.com/service-pack/service-pack-2-setup-error-catalog-files.php Catalog stuff sounded like a closest match to error.
Still the same error. Rarst 5 years ago # @Jeri You are welcome. :) I never had thought this article would keep helping so many people for so long. Daniel 8 years ago # Just used above steps and it worked. Then 'Windows Server 2003 has been partially updated and may not work properly.' before it restarts the computer.
Happy New Year Dudi Fail to install catalog files during XP SP3 upgrading Responses to "Fail to install catalog files during XP SP3 upgrading" Dudi pip22 Guest Posts: n/a Re: I am big fan of figure it out method instead of classic nuke and reinstall Windows so took my time fixing it. Have attempted twice, and after about 90 mins to 2hrs when I come back to the PC I find "failed to install catalog files." XP SP3 is listed in the Control