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If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. It won't bring up any dialogue box.Since you've ran the majorgeeks registry cleaner in your other thread, have you tried to get back into the add/remove windows components? No, create an account now. After following instructions for "installation," a message box appeared saying I needed the CD-ROM disc to complete the process. http://webinweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-setup-unable-to-see-c-drive.html

I started with the page link you gave me and I did this: Click Start, Run and type: %windir%\inf\sysoc.inf I got this: "Windows cannot fin '%windir%\inf\sysoc.inf'. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! I'm afraid the instructions are over my technical ability. "nass" wrote: > > > "jpris" wrote: > > > > > In '03 when I got this pc with only 40G I have been trying since shortly after I posted the original and my computer keeps freezing up!

However I don't know how I also managed to removed some services: Automatic Updates and COM + Event System being 2 of them. I will also get Susan B to modify the FAQ to correct this issue. Am I imagining this or what? I was trying to access 'Add/Remove Window Components' so that I could try and enable 'Paint' again, and maybe other Accessory programs of that sort.

I had to repeat the process for 4 entries: games.inf; optional.inf; pinball.inf and igames.inf.My set of entries ended up as follows: ;Games=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,games.inf,,7 AccessUtil=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,accessor.inf,,7 CommApps=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,communic.inf,HIDE,7 MultiM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,multimed.inf,HIDE,7 ;AccessOpt=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,optional.inf,HIDE,7 ;Pinball=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,pinball.inf,HIDE,7 MSWordPad=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wordpad.inf,HIDE,7 ;ZoneGames=zoneoc.dll,ZoneSetupProc,igames.inf,,7 After commenting Then tried again. It says only that it can't load Windows because of a missing file...something like hall.dll...and that I should put in the CD to get it back. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

It's easy! SyntaxHighlighter Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Solved "Setup was unable to open information file games.inf" Windows XP Windows XP was actually a great OS, and I still use it extensively in testing Here's a copy of the text in that document for my computer.[Version]Signature = "$Windows NT$"DriverVer=07/01/2001,5.1.2600.5512[Components]K=KOC.dll,KOCSetupProc,KOC.inf,HIDE,7NtComponents=ntoc.dll,NtOcSetupProc,,4WBEM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wbemoc.inf,hide,7Display=desk.cpl,DisplayOcSetupProc,,7NetOC=netoc.dll,NetOcSetupProc,netoc.inf,,7msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,hide,7WMAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wmaccess.inf,,7IEAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,ieaccess.inf,,7OEAccess=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,oeaccess.inf,,7WMPOCM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wmpocm.inf,,7AccessUtil=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,accessor.inf,,7MultiM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,multimed.inf,HIDE,7MSWordPad=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wordpad.inf,HIDE,7Freestyle=medctroc.dll,MedCtrOCISetupProc,medctroc.inf,HIDE,7XUpdatePack = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,XUDPack.inf,HIDE,7Flash = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,flash.inf,HIDE,7MicrosoftUpdateEngine = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,mu.inf,HIDE,7WGAV = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wgav.inf,HIDE,7WGAN = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wgan.inf,HIDE,7nLite = ocgen.dll,OcEntry,nLite.inf,HIDE,7[Global]WindowTitle=%WindowTitle%WindowTitle.StandAlone="*"[Strings]WindowTitle="Windows Professional Setup"WindowTitle_Standalone="Windows Components Wizard"; Do what you will :) Start, Run and enter GPEDIT.MSC Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Messenger You can now modify whether it starts initially and/or whether

Avira has very good internet security, real time updates, great overall protection.2. My problem in this case is the "Properties "dialog box is not available. What do I do? Simplifico replied Dec 23, 2016 at 7:15 AM Desktop freezes and stops...

Thank you. When the remove program does not work, problem happens, the users cannot remove program. Instead, this message box appears: "Setup was unable to open information file games.inf. Does it not exist in Windows XP Professional? 2.

Sign in here. http://webinweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-power-policy-manager-unable-to-reserve-hibernate-file.html I can post the contents of this file if anyone would like. When you double-click on the "Add/Remove Programs" icon, is it not supposed to open up the dialog box -> Install/Uninstall->Windows Setup->Startup Disk? I actually found a lot of hits.

Users Helping Users Microsoft MVP - Windows Networking VSOP AUMHA Forum MVM BroadBandReports / DSLR Bill Castner, #14 2006/10/23 Kowhai Inactive Joined: 2006/10/20 Messages: 12 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 No, create an account now. I deleted all the games. > Since then I've not been able to get into Windows add/remove Components. check over here setup was unable to open information file games.inf http://www.msfn.org/board/setup-unab...r-t115851.html Re: games.inf http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-566570.php HTH, nass --- http://www.nasstec.co.uk nass jpris Guest Posts: n/a RE: Setup Was Unable to Open Information File Posted:

Quote: And now I am able to access the add/remove windows components program (incidentally the program can be executed from the command line as sysocmgr.exe.) sysocmgr.exeThat brings up a Windows XP All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.4/ Connection to Of course, for my test environment, it did not make sense to install all of the components of XP, so I made sure I only installed the lightest components that I

They are both acting up but this one is terrible.

We are here to help you any time AnonymousMay 18, 2010, 8:10 AM saran008 said: 1. IAS supports the RADIUS protocol. " NetCIS_DESC = "COM Internet Services Proxy " NetCIS_HELP = "Enables DCOM (Distributed Component Object Model) to travel over HTTP via the Internet Information Server (IIS). Regards, Babe. ************************************************** ******** Windows Messenger comes as part of WinXP but if you do not use this feature and wish to completely remove it from WinXp Home/Pro then do the So for those with the same problem, here is what I did:I poked around and found a file located at c:\windows\inf\sysoc.inf.

But now, here is my reply:1. only Open/Create Shortcut will come!2. Open the file %SystemRoot%\inf\sysoc.inf Where %SystemRoot% will point to something like C:\Windows or C:\Winnt or the wherver WinXP was installed / upgraded The actual harddrive is pointed to by %SystemDrive% The http://webinweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-setup-unable-to-detect-hard-drive.html See my second response above.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? You won't get properties tab on Add/Remove programs! I deleted all the games. WinXP - Cannot open "Add/Remove Programs" Cannot open "add/remove" programs solved I cannot open MS-office files from desktop but open MS-office program and load files.

This is result after running %SystemRoot%\Inf\Sysoc.inf [Version] Signature = "$Windows NT$ " DriverVer=07/01/2001,5.1.2600.2180 [Components] NtComponents=ntoc.dll,NtOcSetupProc,,4 WBEM=ocgen.dll,OcEntry,wbemoc.inf,,7 Display=desk.cpl,DisplayOcSetupProc,,7 Fax=fxsocm.dll,FaxOcmSetupProc,fxsocm.inf,,7 NetOC=netoc.dll,NetOcSetupProc,netoc.inf,,7 iis=iis.dll,OcEntry,iis.inf,,7 com=comsetup.dll,OcEntry,comnt5.inf,,7 dtc=msdtcstp.dll,OcEntry,dtcnt5.inf,,7 IndexSrv_System = setupqry.dll,IndexSrv,setupqry.inf,,7 TerminalServer=TsOc.dll, HydraOc, TsOc.inf,,2 msmq=msmqocm.dll,MsmqOcm,msmqocm.inf,,6 ims=imsinsnt.dll,OcEntry,ims.inf,,7 fp_extensions=fp40ext.dll,FrontPage4Extensions,fp40ext.inf,,7 WindowsBBS.com is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations. The specific error code is 0x2 at line 0." How do I fix this? This thread solved my problem.

I tried to fix it and probably just made things worse. This time it complained about pinball.inf. Open C:\WINDOWS\inf\sysoc.inf in NOTEPAD and change the line: msmsgs=msgrocm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,hide,7 to msmsgs=msgro cm.dll,OcEntry,msmsgs.inf,,7 Save and Exit from Notepad. I do appreciate the attempts to help.

Users Helping Users Microsoft MVP - Windows Networking VSOP AUMHA Forum MVM BroadBandReports / DSLR Bill Castner, #6 2006/10/21 Bill Castner Inactive Joined: 2006/08/30 Messages: 1,980 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: You are viewing our forum as a guest. Your file is not from an XP Client, but a Server installation. I'm thinking now that maybe that was what happened yesterday and maybe the title of this thread should be corrected?

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Users Helping Users Microsoft MVP - Windows Networking VSOP AUMHA Forum MVM BroadBandReports / DSLR Bill Castner, #9 2006/10/22 Kowhai Inactive Joined: 2006/10/20 Messages: 12 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Contact your system administrator.

Contact your System Administrator.