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RE: File Transfer Wizard Problems

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by RGB, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. RGB

    RGB Flightless Bird

    RGB wrote
    I am having the same problem. ie Transfer wizard does not recognize my DVD
    Disc 1 and asked me to put in correct disc. My Computer does not list the
    files on any of the 3 discs. It did before I reinstalled windows.
    It does read ordinary CDs.
    Can anyone help??

    "brit35" wrote:

    > Try downloading KB896344 from MS Update - Custom downloads and then use FAST.
    > It worked for me.
    >
    > "John" wrote:
    >
    > > I have recently reinstalled Windows XP on my home PC after suffering
    > > inexplicable crashes and, before commencing, used the "File & Settings
    > > Transfer Wizard" to back up my files etc onto a DVD. After completing the
    > > reinstall and attempting to restore the backup files I get a message telling
    > > me: "the location that you specified does not contain stored information"
    > > when pointing the wizard to the USMT2.UNC folder. If I try the Root
    > > directory I get the message: "Insert disk 1" and clicking OK gives the
    > > message "Disk inserted is not the correct one". The USMT2.UNC folder
    > > contains 877MB in 2 files -'status' ( 1kb) and 'IMG00001.DAT' (898,310kb) so
    > > the files must be there!
    > >
    > > Can anyone tell me if there is any way top access the "dat" file to extract
    > > the files. I am desperate as all my digital photos are in here!!
    > >
    > > Any help would be greatly appreciated as I am desperate!
     
  2. Don Phillipson

    Don Phillipson Flightless Bird

    "RGB" <RGB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:440807EB-B7EA-4B58-AFA1-ED0269EF9736@microsoft.com...

    > I am having the same problem. ie Transfer wizard does not recognize my DVD
    > Disc 1 and asked me to put in correct disc. My Computer does not list the
    > files on any of the 3 discs. It did before I reinstalled windows.
    > It does read ordinary CDs.


    These symptoms suggest the drive now is defective and
    should be replaced (or you can add a DVD drive and reserve
    this one for CDs.)

    --
    Don Phillipson
    Carlsbad Springs
    (Ottawa, Canada)
     

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