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Can not write memory

Can not write memory

Can not write memory

(OP)
I am on a ship in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico.  We have a HP desktop (xp) that seems to have contracted an illness.  I have managed to get the desktop up, but no success with IE for internet access.  On boot up the following errors occur...

Spoolsv.exe ... can not be read
Mainserv.exe ... Can not be written
CHG.exe ... can not be written

We click "ok" to get past these then log in.  Once windows initializes, the following errors occur...

Dwwin.exe ....  Can not be written
Dumprep.exe ... can not be read
Hpqthb08 failed to initialize

I can not access regedit (even tried Doug's tool) nor can I access system restore.  Running Symantec, but obviously not good enough.  We have no restore disk.  Any suggestions?
 

RE: Can not write memory

What happens when you boot into Safe Mode?

Tony

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RE: Can not write memory

Just looking at those errors make me think the hard drive is going bad. Hope you have a backup.
 

James P. Cottingham
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