Dell Computer WinXP Install Receives SXS.DLL Syntax Error
Posted on 2006-06-06
An error has been encountered that prevents setup from continuing. Error:
SXS.DLL Syntax error in manifest or policy file
D:\I386\asms\6000\MSFT\\/CRTL\\/CRTL.MAN on line 11
A components file does not match the verification information present in the
I purchased this Dell computer about 3 or 4 years ago and I am now installing a new
hard drive. When I went to install the XP home edition CD that came with the
computer, I received the above error. I initialized the hard drive with the
Segate disk wizard that came with it and everything seemed ok. This error
happened a few minutes after booting with the XP CD.
Any assistance in understanding and/or correcting this error is greatly appreciated.