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To manually repair your Windows registry, first you need to create a backup by exporting a portion of the registry related to pci.sys (eg. Microsoft Windows XP Basic or Service Pack 1 Operating System CD is used. If you haven't got such a disk, and haven't tried it, then you know that it's the stated solution and so you should go and get it done useing the instructions Please Note: If pci.sys errors still persist after a clean install of Windows, your SYS problem MUST be hardware related.

Step 8: Check for Hard Drive Corruption ("chkdsk /f") While most storage-related, pci.sys blue screen errors are caused by problems with your hard disk drivers or storage controllers, in some cases I really miss the old days when things were simple LOL. thanks! I will post results then! http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/pci-sys-windows-xp-pro-will-not-install.16553/

All opened handles to the volume would then be invalid (assumes /F). /I (NTFS only) - Performs a less rigorous check of index entries. /C (NTFS only) - Skips checking of If i cannot find a solution (hoping this PCI gfx card works temporarily for install) I plan on using the slipstrem I have and then upgrading to x64. So, a pci.sys error (BSOD) is not a hardware problem at all, but a windows version issue.

You seem to know what you are doing however, from reading your post, so I'm sure you already know that. Results 1 to 6 of 6 Thread: Blue Screen of Death reinstalling XP - PCI.sys Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… 03-02-2009,05:45 PM #1 Pavlov's Thanks guys Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 26,727 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. Kozierok.

Windows).Other SYS files are critical system files called "kernel mode device drivers" which are used to power the Windows operating system. DO NOT hit ENTER yet! If you need help with that, you must provide us with the make and model of your mboard."That's assuming you have a generic desktop system with a retail mboard model in http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-pci-sys-error-with-bluescreen-when-installing-521239.html File Extensions Device Drivers File Troubleshooting Directory File Analysis Tool Errors Troubleshooting Directory Malware Troubleshooting Windows 8 Troubleshooting Guide Windows 10 Troubleshooting Guide Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Encyclopedia Windows Performance

Third-party program installation or malware infection may have corrupted the registry entries associated with Applications, SDK/DDK, causing pci.sys STOP errors to occur. You'll also be limited to a 137 GB (127.5 GiB) partition, and if you let XP use what it sees as the entire disk, XP will indicate the drive is only a Linux CD or the Utltimate Boot CD, and if you have (drive letterr):\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386'\pci.sys, copy it to (drive letter):\Windows\system32\drivers orif you have (drive letter):\NT\ServicePackFiles\i386'\pci.sys, copy it to (drive letter):\NT\system32\drivers .............Description of Does this provide any help?

Report • #3 Johnw November 10, 2011 at 16:51:56 "Is there a way around this?"Maybe Safe mode. More hints thanks for the link. See in Thread ↓#1 johnr December 25, 2013 at 00:17:41 Is this something that has suddenly started happening 'out of the blue', or is it after a fresh installation of Windows Using a registry cleaner automates the process of finding invalid registry entries, missing file references (like the one causing your pci.sys error), and broken links within the registry.

NOTE: Use the previous alternatives only if there is no Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 CD available. DriverDoc's proprietary One-Click Update™ technology not only ensures that you have correct driver versions for your hardware, but it also creates a backup of your current drivers before making any changes. Type: Expand \i386\pci.sy_ c:\Winnt\System32\drivers /y. as per JohnW is a useful thing to apply; and all the more so as he does seem to be more across those annoying BSOD etc.

SYS file errors are typically caused by faulty hardware or corrupt device driver files. If this action resolves your BSOD, this will be the source of your problem, and therefore your new memory is either incompatible or bad. Common Pci.sys Error Messages The majority of pci.sys errors that you encounter will be "blue screen of death" errors (also know as a "BSOD" or "STOP error") that occur in Windows However, there doesn't appear to be a way to invoke this within the repair console, and the system won't start to the point that I can get to a "run" command.

Please try the request again. After upgrading is successfully completed, you can enable PCI-Express and start using PCI-Express graphics card. Follow the on-screen commands.

This SYS file carries a popularity rating of 1 stars and a security rating of "UNKNOWN".

Contact support Give Feedback Did you find this information useful? In the Export Range box, be sure that "Selected branch" is selected. Yes, I tried everything personally, otherwise I would not post. Jun 7, 2006 #20 nazin133 TS Rookie Yeh your right Colchar, you definitely need winxp with service pack 2.

Otherwise, Automatic Update will install all the other (Express) updates eventually, but It takes the least amount of time to get all the Windows Updates installed if you go to the PS, consider yourself incredibly lucky. ok, you PM'd me, but I fail to see what your problem is. Back to top #7 JUICYboy JUICYboy Topic Starter Members 537 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Anaheim, Ca Local time:07:14 AM Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:58 PM Okay I fixed the file

Maintaining a driver backup provides you with the security of knowing that you can rollback any driver to a previous version if necessary. this led me to try a fresh install onto a blank partition but i then get the stop error refering to pci.sys. Any idea how I can get XP on this machine? Download memtest: http://www.techspot.com/downloads/500-memtest.html Run the memtest and see what results you get.

That should have newer drivers with it. How to run “chkdsk” (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. Report • #5 Tubesandwires November 10, 2011 at 18:53:13 It's not the repair console.It's the Recovery Console you accesss by pressing R for Repair, as it says af the top of If this is the first time you have seen this stop message screen restart your computer.

web browsers, word processors, Applications, SDK/DDK) and the operating system (eg. Several functions may not work. Applications, SDK/DDK), reinstall the program according to the Microsoft instructions. Step 6: Run Windows System File Checker ("sfc /scannow") System File Checker is a handy tool included with Windows Improper shut downs, “hard closing” programs, corrupt or incomplete installation of software (eg.