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Cannot add windows components

Went to add the fax software that comes with xp, and keep getting "cannot copy file" messages. files are locked, and cannot copy them even as administrator.

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Re: cannot add windows components

This worked for me!
The problem is a corrupted security database. See MS Knowledgebase article 884018 for the explanation. That contains a link to another article (278316) with the method needed to solve it.
You will need to determine the location of your %Temp% folder as part of the process. This page helped me figure that out.
Once I reset the security database, I rebooted and did the fax service install from Control Panel-Add/Remove Programs - Add/Remove Windows Components and it went without a hitch.

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i tried everything, all the above options, microsoft website notes, hotfix etc. etc- nothing worked!!! then finally, out of nowehere, i saw the bluetooth icon in my taskbar!!!!
Just disabled the bluetooth icon, tried installing the fax again n....yes. . . .IT WAS DONE!!! no1 thought abt it yet. . ..but 4 me it worked. just try, may b it'l help u too....

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Re: cannot add windows components

1. In the Copy Files From box, type: \i386 where is the drive letter and folder path to the i386 folder. 2. Press Retry. 3. Are you using the add/remove program interface? Put the XP-CD in drive, exit 'Splash Screen' Do above *before* going to 'Add/Remove Windows Components' How did it work? Good luck

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