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I am big fan of figure it out method instead of classic nuke and reinstall Windows so took my time fixing it. thank you, kind sir symbianfreak 6 years ago # worked like a charm. :) just a thought… I couldn't find any tmp*.cat files in the mentioned folder so I simply skipped Be especially wary of Excel files which may contain malicious content. I have googled this extensively and before anyone points me to this article here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823303 The 3 solutions did not work for me 1. Source

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Deleted all files and folders in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. Exact steps I took for cleanup: Deleted CatRoot2 folder. Rarst 7 years ago # @Bob Glad it was of use. :) Windows is already two versions ahead but XP has such a strong base that I wonder how many more

If the answer is yes, suggest you disable them prior to accessing the Windows Update site. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. and "passwordexpirewarning" should read (14) never Mar 13, 2006 #8 Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345 +11 Jacqueline said: I get no further than the "to begin, click user name"

Maneuver to HKLM>SYSTEM>CurrentControlSet>Services>RpcSs 5. Deleting all contents of C:\WINDOWS\system32\CatRoot2 directory 5. What I tried unsuccessfully: Before an attempted upgrade 1. Because the necessary Windows Services will no longer depend on the threats you’ll remove, you have the upper hand to get rid of any lingering bugs.

To others - Don't forget to reboot after the listed steps and before running the SP3 update/install. Safe mode took me to the same screen but added Administrator as well as my name, and neither would login. No, create an account now. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/249183/repair-install-problem/ If so, you could try the system restore tool after getting into safe mode.

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FatWallet coupons help you save more when shopping online. https://www.fatwallet.com/forums/technology/629703 Setup failed to install the product catalogs. If anyone knows a way to access those folders which it tells me :ACCESS DENIED: when I try to get in from the secondary HD, that would fix EVERYTHING. that means that memory is not compatible with your system...

Andrew, Nov 26, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Setup Replies: 1 Views: 1,079 Darrell Gorter[MSFT] Nov 27, 2003 Knowledge Base 307153 - no catroot2 Robert Gagnon, Dec 7, 2003, in forum: this contact form None of the above worked. Unfortunately, after following all steps, I still get the "failed to install catalog files" error. The error code is 426" There was also a product catalog error.

I was having a really frustrating time with this. :) Rarst 8 years ago # @Kilgore Trout Heh, I so understand. :) Debbie 7 years ago # Thank you for posting tapanbhai New Member posted: Jul. 5, 2006 @ 6:57a May Be Your Computer Contain Old Dll's or some Dll's Missing. Curiously we have a large pack of SP3 updates at work upcoming, so might come in handy. http://smartnewsolutions.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-repair-install-with-different-cd.html Log in or Sign up PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Setup > Setup failed to install the product catalogs - still a problem after deleting catroot2

Symptoms error appeared during install process, after initial system check but before any changes were made; error appeared at creating system restore point stage which made issue even more weird because Help me load SVC pack 3 on a clients computer that had this issue. The error code is 426.

Mar 14, 2006 #9 zvm76 TS Rookie did u upgrade memory right before that happened?

Rarst 4 years ago # @venkat Sorry, never encountered anything like that. Deb 7 years ago # I was excited to find your suggested solution and the positive responses. A system-level error occurred while verifying trust. *** Fatal Error: Setup failed to install the product catalogs. but try...

Thank you, telecom69! After the files were copied, the system reboots into the Windows XP Installation Screen. Daniel 8 years ago # Just used above steps and it worked. Check This Out Will have to keep looking.

Even if you remove them and restart your repair install it will fail.