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Dangerxzone Reply With Quote November 2nd, 2007,05:06 PM #15 DanceMan View Profile View Forum Posts Procrastinating Member Join Date Jun 2000 Location Vancouver, B.C., Canada Posts 8,125 it seems that this I usually take the suspect drive, put it in another machine, and reformat it there. (This of course after making sure the machine can't boot from the suspect HDD. If you make a copy of the original cd (or just the i386 folder)and install from that there is no problem. If it works, then good for you. get redirected here

I had to hit esc to continue installing. Try it, and you will definitely love this tool. It is either the blue screen or it will just simple restart itself and have to start the setup all over again.I have tried creating separate partitions and this too did installation problem: cannot copy files [AHCI] Setup cannot copy the file: ahcix86.inf during XP isetup win xp pro setup cannot copy file odbcint.dll New install XP Pro, cant copy wmilib.sys file http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? Still no luck, so put my old CD RW in another PC and tried installing it. If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice.

Maybe the drive is just having issues with that one cd. Aborted and tried the LG and installed without any porblems. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Either try reliable memory, or run a dos memory diag.

I was having problems installing XP Pro on new machine, reading your article prompted me to use my cdrom from my first computer that I had installed XP Pro on using Next I took out my new HDD and put it in another machine, Installed XP with No Problem. 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 Windows XP http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1901146/install-copy-files.html Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

Originally posted by jonny b ... TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Cd was fine. Eitherfrom within 98 or via the dos boot disk he started the 98 install with... 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Create an account or sign

Proffitt Forum moderator / June 8, 2007 2:10 AM PDT In reply to: 'Setup cannot copy the file' while installing Windows XP SP2 Duplicate your XP SD2 CD onto a CDR click to read more Cd drive was fine. I'm going to buy a new stick tonight and retry. solved setup cannot copy files solved cannot copy large files from desktop to laptop installing XP Pro copy file errors More resources See also solved Cannot copy driver.cab file White smoke

Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Get More Info cause if its any of the big comps, you should be able to get their zero write utility which will zeroize the drive restoring back to factory defaults, also you should Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing. Michael A.

Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? I also could get it > to work by copying the i386 folder of the cd to our > server and back to the workstations HDD and installing it > from I suspect that the hard drive on your machine is overdue for replacement if it is the original one and the CD rom drive too. useful reference My Medion desktop running XP is maybe fourteen years old.

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion It's easy! A web search led me to a Microsoft KB article that talked about the same problem when installing drivers in a Windows Server 2008 cluster environment.

The disc is really clean with no signs of damage or scratches.

I figured it could be damage to the drive, so I switched it and nothing happened. Thank you figuring it out and sharing. although I have no clue how to fix it without formatting the whole thing again which gets me nowhere. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

If you dont know anybody that can help, only the first few options are open to you, and if you have no working OS on the PC now, that complicates matters I've just got a blue screen now. Newsletter A weekly newsletter featuring an editorial and a roundup of the latest articles, news and other interesting topics. this page I have seen that happen before.

Asus P4C800 >> with Intel P4 3.0Ghz and other stuff. So I thought it was the disk, so I borrowed from a friend a branded re-installation disk and the same thing happened with the same file. 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 Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

So I thought why not refresh HDD with new xp intallation cause could not open any of my xcell and word files. Hardware wears out. Today I was loading XP Pro from a slipstreamed disk for dual boot with W7. Last edited: Jun 16, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 #18 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics XP can't copy/move some files Jul 24,

I had tried using the UBCD, tried other versions of Windows OS, all with no success. but recently I installed windows 10 but I found out that slimdrivers could not find sound and usb devices drivers, so I decided to reinstall windows xp but its 64bit version Vu Nguyen Mar 02, 2006, 06:13pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPHi