Office 2007 The windows installer service cannot update one or more protected windows files.

This error is due to the office installer not seeing files in the c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\web server extensions\40\bin. I’m not sure why they weren’t their as it was a fresh install of xp pro sp3 off the dell cd, but the solution to this error is to install the Frontpage 2000 server extensions.

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System restore from the recovery console (sort of)

I needed to run a system restore on a windows xp pc the other day but the system wouldn’t boot into to normal or safe mode so i needed to run a system restore from dos i found an article to recover from a corrupted registry that prevents xp from booting. KB307545

To restore the […]