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Repair Install flag in XP?


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DonX

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I would like to cancel a Windows XP repair install that will not complete.

There isn't an older registry hive available to roll back to, so I was wondering if anyone knows off hand where in the registry I can cancel the repair install state please?

Cheers,

Edit: Just trying to update the obvious ones initially -

HKLM > System > Setup

SystemSetupInProgress --> (was) 1 --> 0
UpgradeInProgress --> (was) 1 --> 0
RestartSetup --> (was) 1 --> 0
CmdLine --> (was) setup -newsetup --> c:\windows\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /update

Edited by DonX, 17 January 2010 - 09:51 AM.

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Not as simple as a registry change. If an installation gets stuck in a repair loop or state, it generally means it's, for want of a better word, totally stuffed. Best back up what you want and wipe it.
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Cheers for the reply,

Luckily the regedit change I made was sufficient to cancel the repair install, I thought there may be some extra keys but it worked, so that part is fine atm.
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