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Xp Repair Lsass.exe System Error


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#1 Huffer

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 05:30 AM

I am trying a repair install on an Acer laptop. I had previously tried a registry repair as per the Microsoft instructions. This advised me that some of the original install files did not exist (sorry I can't remember which ones, I have been trying to resolve this for several weeks now without success)

Having started a repair install, the m/c gets to the reboot stage and says setup is being restarted, then I get the following message:

lsass.exe system error

"When trying to update a password the return status indicates that the value provided as the current password is not correct."

The m/c then reboots and the process starts all over again.

The ultimate is to save the data and do a new install, but I just don't like giving up on these things.

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 07:34 AM

This could be the lsass.exe exploit (a virus infection) or it could be another issue referred to in this file: http://nordicgroup.us/xprecovery/recoveryxp.pdf

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 03:51 PM

It looks like you were invaded with the Sasser worm. I've had this happen to me multiple times. You can try repairing it with the Windows XP install CD, but otherwise you will have to completely reinstall XP. Use Knoppix Live CD to back up your files to the web, DVD, flash drive, or whatever you wish.




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