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JSI Tip 6033. Error 'Manifest parse invalid at the top level of the document' when trying to install Windows XP?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 331881 contains the following Description:

When you try to install Windows XP, you may receive the following error message: Manifest parse invalid at the top level of the document. This issue may occur if the file that is on the Windows XP CD-ROM is damaged. To resolve this...

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