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AR# 17905

Install - After installing Windows XP SP1, my machine does not restart and an error reports that a registry hive is corrupted

Description

Keywords: memory, large, 2GB, 3GB, 7.1i, 8.1i

After installing Windows XP SP1, my machine does not restart properly. I also receive an error message that states that one of the registry hives is corrupted.

Solution

See the Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 328269 at:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=328269

If you upgrade your computer to Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) and you are using the /3GB switch, Windows might not start. You might also receive an error message indicating that one of the registry hives is corrupted.

Xilinx users who have enabled 3 GB memory support according to (Xilinx Answer 14932) should not upgrade to Windows XP SP1 before reading this Microsoft Bulletin and obtaining the fix for this issue.
AR# 17905
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 04/20/2009
Status Archive
Type General Article