Cannot install VMware ESXi 4.1 "cannot find the image of the installed system.
Started in iso ESXi 4.1 downloaded, burned on a CD, CD, go to the screens, press F11 to install. Immediately get the following error:
The installation operation failed!
The installation operation encountered a fatal error:
Cannot find the image of the installed system. This is due to the image being not mounted correctly or the CD-ROM not supported.
The material is a system of handcrafted with Intel DQ35JO Council, latest version of the BIOS, Intel E6850 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, 2 SATA drives. I know this isn't on the list compatible but is a 'white box '. I installed ESXi 3.5 on it in the past and got it working, and I saw other success stories with this Board/CPU. Yes, I have activated the virtualization mode in the BIOS and powered down/up.
Here is what I tried:
-Redownload VMware-VMvisor-Installer - 4.1.0 - 260247.x86_64.iso to ensure that it was not corrupt (2 copies, against perfectly)
--Also tried another drive (IDE) CDROM
-Created a bootable USB using uNetBootin 4.7.1 and booted from it
-Switched SATA setting in the BIOS from AHCI to IDE
I get the same exact error. I searched here and everywhere and don't find any reference to this error.
Help - all do you offer for my next step?
Have you had a previous vSphere installed on your system?
I had the same error on my 'white box' (in fact, it is black). I used to run esxi 4.0 (u2) on my Acer X 3300 (6 GB, Quad Core AMD Athlon II). Controllor internal SATA is not supported, but it allows me to use the box for normal windows task and ESXi is sitting on a SDHC 4 GB flash card.
When I started my freshly burned ESX4.1 cdrom, I got the same error. I thought that the fact that maybe there was an existing install on my destination drive (the flash memory card), and that the CD could not perform an upgrade.
So, I tried the upgrade path (first trying to utility of the host and the .xml error message). After reading the manual, I did the upgrade from 4.0 to 4.1 using the device of vMA and I must say that esxi 4.1 works great on my white box.
Then I suggest that you try upgrading and see how far that gets you.
Good luck (and a beautiful weekend)
Cannot find the operating system files after system, Windows 7 error Ox490 HP Pavilion e9150t recovery
Thank you very much I'll check on that. Ended up doing a restore of the original. Painful but successful.
Using my Vista PC, I installed XP-Pro(32bit) disk a HARD tour, (which HARD drive has been correctly removed from the target computer), but now my Vista PC can not find any OS.
(I HOPE a different permutation - thanks.)
If you do not have a Microsoft Vista DVD, make a repair disc to do a Startup Repair:
Download the ISO on the link provided and make a record of repair time it starts.
Go to your Bios/Setup, or the Boot Menu at startup and change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order, then reboot with the disk in the drive.
At the startup/power on you should see at the bottom of the screen either F2 or DELETE, go to Setup/Bios or F12 for the Boot Menu.
When you have changed that, insert the Bootable disk you did in the drive and reboot.
Link above shows what the process looks like and a manual, it load the repair options.
NeoSmart containing the content of the Windows Vista DVD 'Recovery Centre', as we refer to him. It cannot be used to install or reinstall Windows Vista, and is just a Windows PE interface to recovering your PC. Technically, we could re-create this installation with downloadable media media freely from Microsoft (namely the Microsoft WAIK, several gigabyte download); but it is pretty darn decent of Microsoft to present Windows users who might not be able to create such a thing on their own.
Read all the info on the website on how to create and use:
It's a very good Vista startup repair disk.
You can do a system restart tool, system, etc it restore.
It is NOT a disc of resettlement.
And the 32-bit is what normally comes on a computer, unless 64-bit.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Having problems with a location Base system device driver after ungrading for windows 7 32 bit
Computer laptop medel's Pavilion ZX5151ea
Hardware ID's for basic control system are
PCI\VEN_104C & DEV_8201 & SUBSYS_006B103C & REV_01
PCI\VEN_104C & DEV_8201 & SUBSYS_006B103C
PCI\VEN_104C & DEV_8201 & CC_088000
PCI\VEN_104C & DEV_8201 & CC_0880
the drivers on the HP website
Focus only on windows XP
Amy help would be much appreciated
There is no W7 drivers for this model Texas Instruments card reader.
Try the XP driver.
Try to install manually if auto installation does not work.
I am in the recovery of the system, which I have to by selecting f8 and "repair your computer", and after taking me to a window that says "select an oprerating system to repair...." If you don't see your operating system listed, click load drivers to load the drivers for your hard disks'. Then when I click load drivers he wants me to select a file in System32 menu configuration information, but I don't know what to choose.
1. Why did you start the windows recovery environment by pressing the F8 key?
2. do you get an error at startup of the system?
If you are unable to start Windows in normal mode, try the following steps:
a. boot to the Windows recovery environment by pressing the F8 key.
b. on the window that says "select an operating system to repair" click Cancel to see Windows Recovery Options window, and then select command prompt.
(c) in the command prompt, type the following command and press ENTER: Bootrec.exe /RebuildBcd
Output Type d and hit enter to close the command prompt.
f. restart the computer in normal mode and check if the computer starts Windows successfully.
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Dban Nuke used to wipe my hard drives (two of them).
Unplugged the secondary hard drive.
Installed ESXi 4.0 (declared success).
Machine starts, starts in ESXi 4.0, starts to load, then:
"Cannot find the boot partition.
Others have suggested to set parameter SATA AHCI controller. Not possible in my BIOS. I 'ATA Mode' and 'Off '. "Off" turns off the entire controller and my hard drive is not recognized.
Others still suggested to install on a USB key. Wary of such a hack...
Help, please. There is very little out there on ESXi 4. Even a pointer to VMware documentation with a list of error messages and their meaning/solutions would be helpful (unable to find such a list myself).
I had the same problem that others are with the start-up for the drives. I went with the USB boot and it works very well because it has an internal USB port, it works even better because I'm not burn an external port. I use an older version of BIOS that does not start USB ports have enough fast for the key USB is recognized from a cold start *bummer* but not a big deal. Once this is done, I'm off the coast and run very well.
I would recommend going this way until someone comes up with a better alternative, which I would be interested in doing.
I try to add a server port to print to my printer HP 5600 on Win 7.
Go to "Properties of the print server" select port and get message 'new port type' print server ' food printer inf to install the port monitor intilation information. »
Cannot find the INFs on any CD progrm supplied with the printer.
How can I add a 'print server port' to the printer if my USB Linksys printserver. This print server works fine on my other computers on my home network.
Finally found how to manage the Linksys. You must set up a TCP/IP port not a port of the print server.
complete set upward for win 7
I am trying to install SP3 on my XP Pro. I get a notice on my screen, stating: "Service Pack 3 Setup error - the system cannot find the file specified." Don't know what I'd do. Thank you. Peter glass
That's good news. I think you also need to analyze of rootkits being on the right side. So, now:Search for rootkits with a program SPECIALLY designed to detect and remove the (aswMBR):Download this file to your desktop. Double-click the icon to run the program. When the opportunity to download and install the latest Avast definitions do.Run a scan. Results in red indicate that this was not a false positive! Do you need to remove the rootkit (including "FixMBR" if necessary).And finally, leave your PC on overnight and search for viruses, using this site:Once we are convinced that your PC is clean, here are my instructions (just in case where you still cannot run batch of Geek-Tech file, etc.):
1. download the installation of SP3 and IE8 (beforehand) files. I prefer to keep these (and other useful files) on a USB key, but this is optional. Here are the links for the installation files:
(You can TOTALLY ignore the message "intended for it professionals"!)
(You need to install IE8 AFTER SP3! Trust in me.)
It is VERY important to ensure that Internet Explorer is at the level IE6 before installing SP3. In case you have IE7 or IE8, you must uninstall it / them, using the Control Panel Add / Remove programs. Let us know if you need assistance with this.
Make sure that IE is IE6 level before installing SP3. You can go directly from IE6 to IE8 after SP3 has been installed.
2. disconnect Internet. Also unplug all unnecessary devices.
3. temporarily disable the automatic updates. To do this:
Start | Control Panel (switch to Classic view if not already selected). Automatic updates
4 set up a clean boot. The last thing you need is for a program that runs in the background to interfere with these updates! (It happens!) For more information:
(Note that this is the same as setting up a "Diagnostic boot.")
5 install the SP3. Restart TWICE.
6 switch to IE8. Restart TWICE.
(What happens very often is that someone has their software antivirus running as they try to install SP3, which often translates into chaos! "This is why it must be done after installing SP3 and IE).
7 unscrew the clean boot. (That is, return to the Normal startup).
8 make sure that firewall Windows is activated (it should already be):
Start | Control Panel | Security Center
9 visit Windows Update to download and install only the critical security updates. Restart each time you are prompted.
10 re - enable automatic updates.
I'm trying to get rid of some programs on my Windows xp, but the following alert continue to flock to the top: an installation support file could not be installed. The system cannot find the specified file
- What programs you try to uninstall?
You can check this link:
Problems installing and uninstalling programs on Windows computers
I am running XP Pro and I am trying to install a program, and I get this error code: motor InstallShield (iKernel.exe) could not be installed. The system cannot find the specified file. How can I solve this problem? Thank you.
· What program are you trying to install?
You can check the link and try the steps listed: error Ikernel.exe when you install programs by using InstallShield: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810608
Original title: getting specific files
I try to install Nero 10 Multimedia Suite Platinum HD, but it will not be installed because it cannot find the following files: VC Redist 2005 KB973544 (x 86)
VC Redist 2008 SP1 (x 86) Direct 3D 9 Extensions 9.19.949.46 9.19.949.1104 9.24.950.2656 9.27.952.3001 Direct 3D 9.27.952.3022 HLSL compiler
My system is XP SP3 2 Gig of ram and all updates are underway.Hi DJ Wilfred.Download the stand-alone package of these updates and install it manually and check to see if it helps to fix the problem:In addition, refer to this article:
Try to delete a file from the Program Neighborhood Agent, so I can load a different version. When I try to remove the program through the Control Panel, it says "an installation support file could not be installed, the system cannot find the file specified."
Hello rarif, welcome.
I recommend that you try and that you use the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility (WICU).
2. download the utility and install it
3 run the utility from START > all programs > Windows Installer Cleanup...
4. find the program you want to uninstall, then remove the
5. next, restart your computer
Let us know if this helps,
Thank you! Ryan Thieman
Microsoft Answers Support Engineer
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Original title: Windows encountered a problem installing the software driver for your device...
Arrrrgh! Had a terrible time trying to get the scanner function works on my Epson Stylus CX7000F.
I get the too common but seemingly irreparable "Windows has encountered a problem installing the software driver for your device...". Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error trying to intall it. The system cannot find the file specified. "
The job of printer/copier/fax end but not go on the scanner.
I tried the 'fixes' to epson.com repeatedly with no luck. This includes their reccomendation uninstall/install several times, trying even to this process in safe mode and clean boot the.
I ran the program to 'fix' Microsoft ATS with no luck. It has detected the error and said that the problem has been resolved, but guess what? No, it isn't.
I clicked on install update driver/driver from Device Manager.
I tried the work around, eliminating the "LowerFilters" of the registry. Guess what? You have it, no luck.
So, before I go and buy a new printer/scanner, with no guarantee that they will work. Does anyone have another suggestion?
I am running Vista, 32-bit.
You can also try and replace or install the ntprint.inf file.
I had a similar problem on a Windows 7 PC and noticed that this file was not present. I just copied the file from a different PC Win7. The printer, I tried to install was a Brother MFC-J410w.
The file can be found here C:\Windows\inf
Hope this helps someone.
Original title: problem with Windows install
the installer of Windows won't work, made sure that it's automatic in services, but when I click start it says error 3, the system cannot find the path specified
- Did you changes to the computer before the problem occurred?
Method 1: I suggest you unregister and re - register the windows setup program and check if that helps you. To do this, please follow the steps below:
Unregister and register the Windows Setup program again
(a) click Start, click run and then type cmd in the dialog box, and then click command prompt.
(b) at the command prompt, type the following and press ENTER after each line:
Also I suggest you to update your installation Package of Windows with the latest version of Windows Installer available in the link below.
Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable:
Hope this information is useful.
I also have problems with installation or update all drivers. I keep getting the same error message as everyone another (Windows found driver software for your device, but has encountered an error trying to install it.) The system cannot find the specified file. ") I am currently running Windows Vista 32-bit. Did anyone facing this problem? I can't believe that it has not been yet resolved. ?? I tried to install the drivers from a Web site of the manufacturer (canon), update the driver from windows, cd rom and my USB port. Nothing works. I not made any changes to my laptop and I have to download/install updates regularly. Come to think of it, I think that this has been a problem for a long time that I was not able to install an update on my 8400 M GS of Nvidia G-force several months > it continues just failing. I checked today and the driver needs to be updated... but I can't update any of them. Did someone really treats problems in this Forum? We could really use some help on this issue!
Have you made changes on the computer?Method 1:
You try to install the driver to boot, to troubleshoot error messages and other issues, you can start Windows Vista by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This type of boot is known as a "clean boot". A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Note: After a repair, be sure to set the computer to start as usual as mentioned in step 7 in the Knowledge Base article.
You can also check the link provided and check:
You cannot install a device driver by using its installation program for Windows Vista
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