Tag Archive: xp

Aug 15 2011

Windows XP USB Floppy problem

One day i needed to install Windows XP on a laptop with Intel SATA AHCI enabled. I failed integrating the drivers with nLite (it’s because i used a SP3 version, instead of XP SP2 – but this is another story). It appears that Windows XP doesn’t “support” my USB Floppy during it’s install. Yes, it …

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Dec 29 2010

Office 2007 installation error on XP and fp4autl.dll (FrontPage extensions)

Office 2007 installation error on XP One day I had the surprise of being unable to install Office 2007 on a custom XP SP3 install (from a USB stick). The error was “The Windows Installer service cannot update one or more protected Windows files.” In Event Viewer “System” log, I see this MsiInstaller error 1193: …

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