Windows XP installation error 47872
Today I replaced a hard drive on a Dell Latitude D630. I booted from the XP SP2 cd (an OEM Dell CD), and received the error 47872 and a prompt to press a key to exit. I didn’t find a lot on a quick Google search, but someone out there mentioned to try a different CD.
I checked the CD and there was a fingerprint and a scratch on it. I tried a different CD in better shape, and it worked flawlessly. Thought this might help you if you see the same error.
That begs the question – are there really 48000 errors that can happen in Windows XP setup? Scary. =)