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More clearly, try to see what devices are not the same on the second PC and disable what is different in XP on PC1. Protect your PC! bossa ritchie Jan 10, 2005, 02:05pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPThis around 20 of them. get redirected here

As it turns out I had one (out of four) bad 256 Mb RAM module. Michael Caruso Mar 26, 2006, 11:35am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List Edited: Mar 26, 2006, 12:22pm EST >>Re: "setup cannot copy Ask on the forums. However I have put the Installation disk thru again and typed 'r' for repair. weblink

NTLDR missing Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to Restart. Ask on the forums. Thank you.http://maherz.softarchive.net/ August 09, 2011, 01:45 PMReply #147 Maher Administrator Posts: 795 Gender: Re: Windows XP Support Logged Please, DO NOT send messages for support!

Is there a way to fix this or should I just install it on the hard-drive and then copy+paste the files from my hard-drive into the naughty hard-drive's windows folders? The whole point is to avoid that 'copy' error. XenForo add-ons by Waindigo™ ©2015 Waindigo Ltd. ▲ ▼ Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers error message ; incorrect functionthis happened after i was told installation will continue after restarti press ok - shuts down - when i restart it says installation will complete in 39

Here are the files so... It would not initiate the boot sequence, or for that matter shut down, all the while beeping continuously (similiar to buffering up too many keystrokes). In all, setup has a > problem with some 50 files (.dll, .hlp, .drv, .inf & > others) My machine is an Athlon 1200 with an Iwill KK-266 > motherboard with http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/setting-up-xp-mode-on-win-7-home-premium-with-vmware Jump to content Primary Secondary Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Aqua Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Aqua Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble Install Windows

I removed the offending module, inserted my Win2K OS CD, & booted the computer; the partition formatting and OS installation went off without a hitch For what its worth I am If the copy fails the usual culprits are:1. I'm reinstalling because my windows broke down and it kept restarting after the loading screen, i tried many fixes too and the last choice was to reinstall it. http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- <> wrote in message: news:3bc301c47288$1dc27b20$... | With the purchase of a new hard drive, I have decided to | upgrade from Win 98SE to Win XP Prof.

Is this a problem with the CD or with the computer? Hello and welcome to PC Review. Add your answer Source Submit Cancel Report Abuse I think this question violates the Community Guidelines Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members,show more I think this question violates Website: http://itnode.net Travis Haze Aug 11, 2004, 08:00pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing

I believe the mainboard is "approved" & > am using the onboard video (wife's machine). Get More Info Also got a suggestion that the HD may be defective ( would not surprise me) and try check disk. This rules out a fault with my CD RW. Thank you.http://maherz.softarchive.net/ August 08, 2011, 10:14 PMReply #141 atlzcarguy93 Newbie Posts: 1 Re: Windows XP Support mahermy computer's stucki burnt the iso to a cd and executed the reinstallation.

Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing. When I boot from the nice, clean, scratchless CD, setup begins. Help me get | rid of the ear ache my wife is giving me. | Carey Frisch [MVP], Jul 25, 2004 #2 Advertisements Guest Guest I'm not upgrading from Windows useful reference Arie Christer Donate WindowsBBS Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Style Default Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd.

Thanks...I will try this...and get back with a reply Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top believer Posts: 3 This post has been reported. Sign up now! I was a little confused because Memtest86 pretty much just takes off when you start your computer (and, as he states on his website, will run indefinitely).

One of my two 1Gb memory module was defective.

I ask as these kinda errors can be common when doing a repair, if its a fresh install, check to make sure the disc isnt scratched, make sure theres no scratches, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also. HDD is >| new Maxtor 60g. Are you safe from viruses?

what happened to the 112 GB master HD that the OS is on ? 'My Computer' shows C: as 112GB And a second drive ( Slave ?) not partitioned ( should I believe the mainboard is "approved" & | am using the onboard video (wife's machine). During the installation, from the cd, it tells me "setup cannot copy file [filename]". http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-default-pif.php Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: 'Setup cannot copy the file' while installing Windows XP SP2 This post has been flagged and will be reviewed

Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Go To Topic Listing Install Windows from USB Recently Browsing 0 members No registered users viewing this page. Need it for my brothers PC..Any help is greatly appreciated.. Cheers. ========================== Vu Nguyen Powerthink Melbourne ========================== Vu Nguyen Mar 02, 2006, 06:41pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot Does this signify a particular problem?

I believe the mainboard is "approved" & am using the onboard video (wife's machine). If you get no XP boot errors, XP will load the appropriate drivers or you can set up your own drivers. Do you have another Windows XP CD you could try? Protect your PC! >http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/ > >--------------------------------------------------------- ------------------- > ><> wrote in message: > news:3bc301c47288$1dc27b20$... > >| With the purchase of a new hard drive, I have decided to >| upgrade from

You > can press Esc to bypass that file. I next removed 3 of the 4 modules (leaving slot 4 occupied on my ABIT KG7 motherboard - I tried slot 1 first but received an error message stating to start I tried all the following fixes but still get the error :1. Login here to discuss!

Newsletter A weekly newsletter featuring an editorial and a roundup of the latest articles, news and other interesting topics. What next? Aug 11, 2004, 07:03pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List Edited: Aug 11, 2004, 07:03pm EDT >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error It only makes it to about 6%, when messages "Setup cannot copy the file: [file name]".

If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. HDD is > new Maxtor 60g. Michael A. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts.

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