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What was "wrong" on my system? I guess this is progress! Confusing? Reply Max says: February 23, 2011 at 5:32 pm I got the same 0x800F0A12 error, but the DISKPART stuff didn't help. have a peek at this web-site

Does the RC expire? It's now in my collection of tools for the next time… many thanks again! Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm Awesome, glad that worked out for you. -Joseph Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm So Danielle, you Windows Updates & Activation Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7

Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm You can get into Windows Disk Management by right clicking My Computer and choosing Manage. with gparted). At least to me anyway. 🙂 On my first error installing SP1, CheckSUR caught 54 missing MUM files in servicing packages, replaced them, CheckSUR then caught 53 missing CAT files, replaced If the installer has the ability to backup the files (after all it's only an elaborate script) then surely this could be replicated somehow using the original media and a bit

Reply ↓ dave on July 29, 2014 at 11:03 am said: thanks David Grenier your comment helped me! A manual check brought it back but the file size showed 73.6MB-892.6MB to this date. I was able to get it working by disabling the IDE disk in the BIOS, I now notice that simply changing the boot disk order in the BIOS also appears to Thusfar I have tried Diskpart, Sc/scannow, Made both particians active, -both separately and then changed them back, Allocated drive letter to System reserved, Followed the M$ directions in preparing PC for

cd to the boot drive. 4. Here is what I did: 1) I noticed that in YaST the boot loader had the option 'Activate this partition when selected for boot'. Just go to the BIOS and change the boot order to put the Windows drive first. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/error-0x800f0a12-when-attempting-to-install/a5801526-8b79-4431-b407-5a510e27cc5e Reply Max says: February 23, 2011 at 5:54 pm joscon, No System Reserved partition.

I'm not familiar with gparted though, so I'm basing it off of what I know about Windows boot. Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm Actually, its the sda2 that would need to be boot, we just need to be able to write to the BCD sudo vim /etc/default/grub Find the line that contains GRUB_DEFAULT=0 and set it to GRUB_DEFAULT=x where x is the index of grub menu item to which you would like to boot to The group of drivers for Brothers printers lists from prnbr00a.inf, prnbr002.inf-prnbr009.inf.

Joe My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Dell XPS8100 OS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit CPU Intel i7870 Memory 8GB Graphics Card Nvidia GTS 240 Sound Card Integrated Monitor(s) Displays Dell 23" To solve the issue, you have to set the partition with Windows 7 as active using Disk Management (Win+R: diskmgmt.msc) by right clicking the partition and selecting "Mark Partition as Active". What I don't get is why is Microsoft requiring automount enabled when there is a much easier solution of just mounting the existing 100MB system reserved partition? Go on repeating the steps again and select ‘Run as Administrator’ given in step 2.

You can insure the partition is being mounted by running a command prompt elevated as Administrator and entering “mountvol /E” at the command prompt. Check This Out In my case, having a "boot" flag for any HD (Disk 1 had the "boot" flag set to the Windows 7 partition, Disk 2 had it set to GRUB) the only Maybe I need sleep 🙂 Reply Anonymous says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm joscon: If it can error out an install, CheckSUR should check them. I then read Sprewell's comment and changed the hard drive order in the boot sequence from BIOS, and it worked.

Reply ↓ wel51x on March 16, 2011 at 2:28 pm said: also ensure the system partition is active. Since no issues have been identified that would affect the systems I manage I began rolling out the update this week. There is no conspiracy. http://introbuilder.net/windows-7/windows-7-service-pack-1-unknown-error-0x800f0a12.php Reply ↓ olly connelly on January 6, 2015 at 7:27 pm said: this works http://askubuntu.com/questions/100232/how-do-i-change-the-grub-boot-order here's the relevant answer:- You can also change the grub default boot entry from the command

Motherboard asus P5B-e. run the servicepack. Right click on your C partition and Mark that partition as Active.

If that does not work will have to burn Ubuntu CD again and will have to do all the configuration, updates and tweaks again.

You need to make sure that the drive with the boot files is active, which is usually the SR partition when you have one. To use Markus's entries from above and your terms: Partition | File System | Label |Size Reply Anonymous says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm joscon: If I set it up correctly you should be able to download the entire CBS.log during the SP1 install attempt at: Disk Management will be the bottom tree in the MMC.

So now I was out of ideas. Create/Manage Case QUESTIONS? Single windows system - no dual boot. have a peek here Great.

Charles Pyle says: March 4, 2011 at 4:46 pm In my case, below is what I had and still got the same error. After the update has been installed, make sure to set your other partition which has the boot loader as active. If you partition the harddisk yourself before installing Windows 7 and use up all of the available space it will install without creating that hidden 200MB BCB partition. Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm Cool; I'm glad that the BCDMD tool found it for you.

Reply Drewfus says: February 24, 2011 at 6:04 am Just to be picky, i would not be refering to a 'System Reserved partition'. We create the partition if you have available space and we dont if you dont have the space. We'll see what comes of that. -Joseph Reply joscon [Microsoft] says: November 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm CheckSUR wasnt designed with that particular type of failure in mind, so while it Didn't take long once I found the right advice and burnt the CD.

The other thing I have seen people do if automount doesnt work for you is either A) give the drive a letter, which it appears to have done or B) Boot The whole thing looks for me like Microsoft is falling back in darkest times, when the company assumed being the one and only in the world and e.g. Right now it just automatically starts Windows 7. anyway, to use WinRE i'll need to prepare a UFD.

One is an actual problem (a lot of these have come in because of corrupted BCD stores, improper configuration, etc). after I mark D drive as active, then the installer ran with no problem. To resolve this, re-enable automount and then install the service pack. I deleted the Unnamed Entry and SP1 installed successfully Reply FaroutSolutions says: November 11, 2011 at 10:02 pm Hello, I have followed your advice and read through the comments, twice I