Windows Vista forum

Alert

Damaged SmiInstaller.dll File

by sadVistaUser11 / September 24, 2013 11:06 AM PDT

I have a Vista labtop which will only boot into safe mode. It has no available System Restore points and when I run sfc /scannow, I get the following error:

[SR] Cannot repair member file [l:32{16}]"SmiInstaller.dll" of Microsoft-Windows-ServicingStack, Version = 6.0.6002.18005
0000017b Hashes for file member \SystemRoot\WinSxS\x86_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18005_non e_0b4ada54c46c45b0\SmiInstaller.dll do not match actual file [l:32{16}]"SmiInstaller.dll" :
Found: {l:32 b:47DEQpj8HBSa+/TImW+5JCeuQeRkm5NMpJWZG3hSuFU=} Expected: {l:32 b:MqQxgjXFsk3BrtBDkh7hKH9iQqQawns3mihvvff3w+o=}

Any suggestions about how to repair it?

Thanks!

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Damaged SmiInstaller.dll File
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Damaged SmiInstaller.dll File
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
You could try deleting or this KB update.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2013 11:11 AM PDT
Collapse -
Followup
by sadVistaUser11 / September 24, 2013 11:19 AM PDT

Thanks for the suggestion. I downloaded the installer and ran it. It gave me the following error:

"The version of Windows you have installed does not match the update you are trying to install."

My labtop is running Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit with Service Pack 2. Do you know if there is an appropriate installer available for that version?

Collapse -
Here's how I locate these things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2013 4:30 PM PDT
In reply to: Followup
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

Tech Tip

Stuck without Internet and want to watch movies?

CNET shows you how to download movies and TV shows onto your device using Amazon Prime so you'll always be entertained.