I used David's instructions from 9/26/2007. I tried everything and nothing worked until halfway through the installation I put the installation DVD from the CD-RW drive to the DVD drive. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Frank on 08/31/2010 Also played around with the cables that went into the back of the cd-rom inside teh machine.... i dont know who was the first person to sugest sucha simple thing as u simply swap ur drive but to taht man much respect is due something so simple and have a peek at this web-site
Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: scotty on 05/07/2010 the solution is simple... The text in the path text box is 'GLOBALROOT\DEVICE\CDROM0\I386'. that seems to be the simplest solution. My solution was shift f10 command prompt and typing d: enter, e: enter, f: enter until i got to U. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/windows-xp-setup-issue-file-asms-is-needed/201119.html
perhapps a bios update would fix the problem for peopes drive that dont work but i dont got the corage to try a bios update yet as i dont like the Thanks Steve!-----------------------------------------------------Steve on 09/18/2009I too had been getting the dreaded 'asms' problem during Windows XP SP2 install, and Terrys fix regarding Device Manager got me half way there:1) when prompted for it's recognized in BIOS but not by XP setup.
Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: kenan on 08/04/2010 Stive ,thx man ,it work Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Derek on 07/21/2010 Hi all, listen to me: Please try inserting Got the dell mini to transfer all the files from my usb .Then started windows from my usb using disk 1 partition 3 option. typing sysdm.cpl brought up the control panel but then the device manager wouldn't open. Windows Xp Asms Several functions may not work.
Please give as much info as possible ! Asms File Missing Fix I read a few sites and think I tried almost everything -- changed Bios settings, burned the i386 folder to a separate disk, went through the entire alphabet trying different paths, Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: earline on 03/01/2012 ihavent received xp for three months. http://twigstechtips.blogspot.com/2009/09/file-on-windows-xp-professional-cd-rom.html The issues of hard disk types and sizes and how this plays into repairing or installing XP has outstripped many home user capabilities.But in these forums we try very hard to
This is happily resolved!!! Asms Windows Xp Service Pack 2 so could also have been that Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: Frank on 08/31/2010 OK I tried every thing above well till about 3/4's of the way down had all also try taking out your PCI cards that arent necessary for installation, example: nic, sound, modem, etc. Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: armando tx on 10/12/2009 I tried all the sugestions on this forum,with no results finally i change the dvd drive to an old dvd rom
Rating is available when the video has been rented. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/1439cb26-8450-41a9-904b-ca4acaab0a01/the-file-asms-on-win-xp-sp3-is-needed-during-install?forum=itproxpsp Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows XPInstallation Windows XP Setup issue - File 'ASMS' is needed! The File Asms On Windows Xp Professional Service Pack 3 Cd Is Needed The twin USB cable yhingie is to give it the extra "juice" for burning labels, and if that ain't enough it has an AC Adapter transformer, which was plugged in.All the Asms Windows Xp Service Pack 3 It came with the machine and it is labeled:Windows XP for Refurbished PCs - With Service Pack 3This disc has worked before and it still in fact works, when all this
Thanks Scott; you are the man. Check This Out IDE cables do go bad! Fatal Error: One of he components that Windows needs to continue setup could not be installed. Hung at 34 minutes. I386\asms Download
Had to paste that in about 15 - 20 times right enough (The C:\i386) but it's installing.. Windows Xp Usb Install Asms Canceling would make it reboot, bringing this back up all over again.EDIT: Forgot to mention that I formatted with NTFS, I never would format with FAT/FAT32 Report • #6 Derek September plz plz help me Last edited by salman1; 11th June 2007 at 17:07.
I'll call up Microsoft if my sister does not have the disc. Javier Pajuelo 288,445 views 9:54 Windows Repair: How to repair your Windows XP PC with your Boot-Disc - Duration: 1:43. Using the site is easy and fun. Globalroot Device Cdrom0 I386 Thanks!
Once Windows started it mapped the drive as D: and no longer used CdRom0. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Could be proper. Jhon Francia Minaya 457,856 views 7:16 How to Install Windows From a USB Flash Drive. - Duration: 32:42. have a peek here Votes: Rating: 0 Delete: 0 From: MW on 08/31/2010 This worked perfectly for me.Reply 5: Re: Error: installation failed : D\I386\asms.
If so, get the original out. no problem. The disk may be damaged.Make sure the drive is switched on and properly connected to your computer. The boot process failed and gave me a blue screen of death.