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What do I do? Help reformatting and installing xp home...Install says it cannot copy file? You are viewing our forum as a guest. Swap it out. get redirected here

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 I have tried two XP CDs and two CD drives with the same result, and I got a new hard drive and still had these problems. No, create an account now. I removed it, moved the other module to the first memory slot, and I'm now a happy user of Windows 2003 on my brand new Pentium D system.

More questions While running Windows XP Setup,error pops up saying cannot copy "Driver.cab".Why? Should i skip the file and if i do skip, what will be the effects? (I can't boot up my computer anymore because i deleted the C; partitrion while reformatting) Follow I'm going to replace my RAM next. -DajutOsechki Dajut Osechki Jan 10, 2005, 11:30am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup If you have another drive try and use that.

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Michael A. Source(s): m_heidaryan · 10 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Asker's rating Report Abuse Almost sounds like your pc is having Just clock the processor down to its stock speed and the problems should go away. http://superuser.com/questions/263398/setup-cant-copy-files-error-during-xp-installation I am using the same winXP cd (which isn't scratched at all).

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 How to solve this? As it turns out I had one (out of four) bad 256 Mb RAM module. Uninstall the DVDs drivers on Device Manager then reinstall it.3.

I decided to install a fresh windows xp, it keeps coming up with the message that windows can not copy file aaaa.aaa, press enter to retry, esc to skip, F3 to https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/26349802/Setup-Cannot-Copy-File-on-installing-XP-Home.html During setup, i reached 56% and then it said it couldn't copy p3.sys. During XP home installation, the installation always stops at: Setup cannot copy the file: p3.sys (this was the last file although it stops at a different file each tome) To retry, Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password?

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-xp.php I figure that this means that there is some error in the mbr.. The representitives (one tech and one CSR) could not have been more friendly, professional and helpful. XP is VERY finicky about ram it seems.

Reply With Quote 01-11-2004,01:46 PM #7 floppybootstomp View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles sugar n spikes Join Date Aug 2001 Location Greenwich Posts 22,677 Threads 1444 Awards 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? Thanks... useful reference Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing.

I have 16 gigs of ddr3 ram and a 2g gtx950. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Mattura Sander Sassen Dec 31, 2004, 05:53am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows

I am using the system disk that came with the laptop.

My system is set up as follows: System Set Up: Mobo: Abit KT7A-Raid CPU: Athlon Thunderbird 900 Mhz RAM: 768 mb PC133 Video: Gainward GeForce 4 ti4200 128 Sound: Soundblaster Live! I'm not sure even that will work... 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). As further verification, I added the fourth known bad module to the other three and once again the computer would not properly boot (or, again, shut off).

I would be most appreciative for any input on solving this trouble.... I recently started having problems with the system shutting down, continuous automatic reboots, Blue screen etc. jasonc, May 15, 2006 #3 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? this page Does this signify a particular problem?

it's indeed because of my CD. Is there any way to fix this?Thanks 1 answer Last reply Feb 25, 2007 More about professional installation problem pscowboyFeb 25, 2007, 1:27 AM Is it a Reinstallation - or Recovery Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? So this rules out any problem with:- The CD The CD RW The HDD This leaves My motherboard or my IDE cable?

We tried to boot in safe mode but it always blue sreened instantly and so we decided to reload Windows. Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions. 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 Website: http://itnode.net Kirsty Harris Aug 25, 2004, 12:03pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing

Did you use a modded bios? However I can install win 98 and Win ME on my machine which is where I am getting confused. I copied my other computer's ks.sys into this computer using Windows PE and now it worked fine Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 5 total I'll let u know how I get on this eve Dajut Osechki Dec 31, 2004, 05:41am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List

Thanks very much, Vel, and thanks, Michael Caruso, for your spot-on help. I have a Compaq 7360, and someone recommended that I can upgrade to xp. i'll see if install is stable....Click to expand... Before attempting to install XP Pro...I made certain that I had updated the BIOS & Highpoint drivers to the latest versions...so I'm not sure what might be the issue.

I have three copies of XP, I tested them on another system and they install fine so that rules out a corrupt disk. You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM.