From: John John - MVP on 2 Nov 2009 05:59
The SystemSetupInProgress 0x1 value signals to the operating system that
the setup in in progress.
> My last attempt...
> I removed the disk from the PC and installed it on another computer, then, I
> started RegEdit and loaded the Software hive.
> I checked \Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion and the Run and RunOnce key,
> nothing special in there.
> I guess I missed it.
> Maybe another/better idea ?
> "Raymond" <Square.Peg(a)round.hole> a �crit dans le message de news:
>> Anyone has an idea where the so called incomplete setup is remembered
>> causes the "Setup is restarting......." message ?
>> It is definitely not the boot.ini with a line like
>> XP thinks the setup is incomplete, this is wrong, as the system was in
>> perfect working condition before I executed de XP repair (and I executed
>> repair procedure because the boot sequence was stuck with a light blue
>> screen with only the active cursor on it)
>> Any hint please ?
>> Thank you in advance
>> "Warichet" <Warichet.40tf7b(a)DoNotSpam.com> a �crit dans le message de
>>> I'm in exactly the same situation as Somedood.
>>> My problem arised all of a suden, for no apparent reason, light blue
>>> screen with only an active cursor. So I though it's a virus or a
>>> hardware problem.
>>> I thought the video controller was dead. I got another PC, exactly the
>>> same, installed the original disk in it, same problem. So my XP is
>>> corrupt, for sure.
>>> I installed the original disk in another computer in order to scan it
>>> for virus, although my McAfee is up-to-date, I discovered and removed a
>>> trojan horse A0057140.exe. After reboot, no luck. Maybe the trojan has
>>> damaged system files.
>>> I've read a Windows XP repair procedure. I first slipstreamed a new XP
>>> CD with SP2, then I tried a repair, but when I restarted I got the same
>>> light blue screen with "Setup is restarting........"
>>> Also, as mentionned above: with safe mode, it shows the black screen
>>> with the words "safe mode" on all 4 corners, but no control of XP
>>> I tried the boot.ini hint, but it is not applicable as there is no such
>>> thing as "\$win_nt$.~bt\bootsect.dat"
>>> XP thinks the setup is incomplete, it must be remembered somewhere, any
>>> hint ? probably in the Registry ?
>>> Thank you in advance for your kind help.
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