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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?


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You could try deleting or this KB update.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2013 11:11 AM PDT
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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?

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Here's how I locate these things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2013 4:30 PM PDT
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