Solved

Upgrade XP Home to XP Pro netupgrd.dll missing

Posted on 2007-12-01
10
2,800 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-23
I am trying to upgrade from WIn XP home to Win XP Pro. I am getting these 2 errors:

                Windows XP Upgrade Compatibility

The option to upgrade will not be available at this time because Setup was unable to load the file
D:\i386\WINNTUPG\NETUPGRD.DLL.

%1 is not a valid Win32 application.

Setup information file D:\i386\COMPDATA\NTCOMPAT.INF is invalid.

Contact your system administrator.


I have used this disk before as well it works fine...

0
Comment
Question by:lokeshjb
  • 6
  • 2
10 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20389993
Did you disconnect all external peripherals except the monitor, keyboard and mouse, and be sure those are not USB, or wireless.  Any internal USB card should also be removed.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lokeshjb
ID: 20390005
Yes I did...

I just read somewhere that If I have a OEM version it will only allow clean install and not ugrade Is it so??

I got my copy from Microsoft MSDNAA website and it says...Microsoft WIndows XP Professional Single User Copy...
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20390010
0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20390013
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20390015
I've never tried a upgrade install using a OEM disc, but it could be that it will not upgrade.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lokeshjb
ID: 20390189
Can u let me know what Can I do to upgrade...by replacing some file or replaving the files
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20390201
Try booting from the install cd and performing a repair install
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
simpswr earned 500 total points
ID: 20390202
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Computer101
ID: 20965891
Forced accept.

Computer101
EE Admin
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Just about everyone has an old PC laying around.  Ask anyone in the IT industry, whether they are a professional or play in it as a hobby.  From outdated Desktops to cheap "throwaway" laptops, they are all around and not as hard to "fix up" as you m…
In a recent article here at Experts Exchange (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/18880/PaperPort-14-in-Windows-10-A-First-Look.html), I discussed my nine-month sandbox testing of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, specifically with respect to r…
Hi friends,  in this video  I'll show you how new windows 10 user can learn the using of windows 10. Thank you.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question