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I'll post the fix if and when myself or Microsoft figures it out. Posted: 01-20-2005, 08:04 AM ?? I suspect the OEM files, but can't be sure. I would recommend at the least 1gig ram http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/service-packs go here to get the standalone spks3 file and install from your hdd not streamed from update doing it this way not have a peek here

Tried installing these five again but no difference. I remember that some componets used by WDS (included in AIK) are also present in the SP2; may be there were some conflicts. Those that don't are 824105 and 835732. Again, make sure rename this folder, do not delete it. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/asiasupp/2007/04/26/windows-server-2003-sp-2-not-installing-due-to-corrupt-catalogs/

Unfortunately, after following all steps, I still get the "failed to install catalog files" error. The Catroot2 folder is automatically recreated by Windows, but the Catroot folder is not recreated if the Catroot folder is renamed. 0 Admin/Teacher at Malware Removal University - - Member of Daniel 8 years ago # Just used above steps and it worked.

myers78 posted Jul 3, 2015 Loading... Start Cryptographic Services from Services Start the install of SP2. Bellow are the last few lines that I think are relevant, can please someone look into this Best Regards Martin 126.078: Allocation size of drive C: is 4096 bytes, free space After clicking OK, the installation continued before reporting: Automatic Updates You have successfully updated your computer.

Bless you! Alex 4 years ago # Thanks Rarst!!! DO NOT DELETE THEM! 4) Start the Installation of SP2. Deb 7 years ago # I was excited to find your suggested solution and the positive responses.

The software update in KB 912354 is included in Windows Server 2003 SP2.) Rename the C:WINDOWSSYSTEM32CATROOT2 folder to CATROOT2.old. Been running 2003 for 3 yrs no problems. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! First thing I did was uninstall the hotfixes I could see in the log file.

You guys rock. 0 Featured Post Do email signature updates give you a headache? Create a blank folder named CATROOT2. This number is reset when a service pack is applied, so it is relatively hard to reach this threshold unless you are installing individual updates and have not upgraded to SP1. There were two more suggestions on Microsoft's site that looked very involved (certificates and stuff).

Recent Posts Windows Server 2016 Essentials is now GA October 25, 2016 Fix for Office 365 Integration issue with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials has been released October 25, 2016 Updated navigate here In that case please see Microsoft KB article linked in post for more things to try. @Sergey You are welcome. :) Jeri 6 years ago # I have to add my Have you found any solution to this? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Failed to install catalog files? Can't remember why I didn't try that anyway. Advertisement jbuchanangb Thread Starter Joined: Nov 25, 2011 Messages: 6 Hi I am trying to upgrade from XP Pro 2002 SP2 to SP3 on Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600 Laptop with 1GHZ Check This Out Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Connect With Us Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd.

shadow6224, Dec 14, 2011 #2 jbuchanangb Thread Starter Joined: Nov 25, 2011 Messages: 6 From Windows Update web site. However, if the KB912354.cat file does not exist, go to step 7. 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).

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Pär Nilsson says: Tuesday 9 October 2007 at 7:02 Strange, I just noticed the exact same thing with the firewall here too… OSHO says: Wednesday 17 October 2007 at 13:10 if I will post the results. Contradictory to my previous experiences with installing SP3, sometimes you just have to let windows do what it thinks is best. Art Bunch posted Jul 8, 2016 Cannot acsess my email DeVonne Colette posted Mar 5, 2016 Login,logoff,idle time tracking saran posted Nov 2, 2015 WSUS clients not connecting to...

Cleanup is not as easy as with usual temporary files because deleting too much may break Windows Update completely. The installer will actually try to re-install those hotfixes from that cache. turn off any anti-virus software, security monitors and managers 4. this contact form Thanks, mike fisher Rarst 7 years ago # @Mike Fisher I can only suggest you go through complete support article, linked to in post.

Here is what we tried: Windows 2003: SP2 fails to install *** Problem Description *** When attempting to install Windows Server 2003 SP2, the installation fails. So I tried the second proceedure also without rebooting and got the same error message. Türkay DARCAN says: Tuesday 2 October 2007 at 5:20 I just installed windows 2003 SP2 and I lost mail server. I also struggled for over a week trying to get XP SP3 installed (after downgrading my machine from Vista to XP).

uninstall ALL of the previous hotfixes Control Panel >Add Remove Programs >(show updates) remove also .NET, IE, and other microsoft related updates Sign Up Now! IT seems working but any client cant connect the ports 25 and 110 . The failure message is as the follows: Fail to install catalog files.

Mark Wilson says: Tuesday 2 October 2007 at 20:48 Türkay, It's a bit off topic but it sounds to me as if you may have some firewall issues. Terms of Use Trademarks Privacy & Cookies

Rarst.net cynical thoughts on software and web Search for: Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko —2009–02–14 —Software —cleanup, error, microsoft, troubleshoot, update, Windows How to fix Watch for line wraps.): ;------------------- @ECHO OFFSETLOCAL EnableDelayedExpansion net stop cryptsvccd /d %WINDIR%system32CatRoot{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}attrib -s *.*md %WINDIR%system32CatRootbackup FOR /F "delims=" %%a in (‘REG QUERY "HKLMSoftwaremicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionHotfix"‘) DO (REG QUERY "%%a" /v Thanks, Steven Bink http://bink.nu "Martin" <> wrote in message news:... > Craig > > I managed to install W2003 SP1 by doing the following (I am not sure > what exactly

Help me load SVC pack 3 on a clients computer that had this issue. Worked great on Windows Server 2003. This /ER will give us a better insight into the errors occurring. /O will rewrite the oem files. For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

FixIt thingies can be efficient. and I cant remove sp2 when it is removing suddenly it says something about missing file.. Couriant replied Jan 7, 2017 at 8:34 PM No more admin rights because no... Article covers numerous and quite different errors related to updates, as well as over ten suggestions on fixing.