Before I tell you the problem, I just thought that I'd mention that my system is a Dell Dimension and I use the Windows XP OEM Disk to install Windows. Then, I remember that I am using (well, evaluating) a Microsoft product. 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 It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? get redirected here
Right-click Security and Configuration Analysis, and then click Open Database. 9. But really, if you are getting BSODs and failing to have files install on XP installation and those are because of bad RAM, then memtest is going to throw errors pretty Click File, click Add/Remove Snap-in, click Security Configuration and Analysis in the Available Standalone Snap-ins list, and then click Add. It copies so many files but then randomly stops stating that it can't copy a specific file, and asks me to try again or skip.
b. As an aside, although I have used MS products for years, I usually gravitate toward Apple products because I appreciate the higher degree of polish on most of the products that jaclaz 0 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites ilko_t 3 3 1,719 posts December 6, 2006 OS: none specified Country: Posted January 9, 2010 You may This might also be the source of your original problems.
Next option is to borrow a perfect OEM install CD and use your own sticker tag to register the install. A lot of the time this file can't be copied, but other times i've tried, it has copied! Maybe a hiccup in the slipstreaming of the Service Packs?(a "truly slipstreamed" SP3 should ask for SP3.cab and not for SP2.cab AFAICR)Usually a "file is missing" error means that a file installation Server 2003 IIS6 error Errors Reply andi.chili 1 Post Re: cannot install IIS on new windows server 2003 sp2 installation Nov 18, 2008 04:41 PM|andi.chili|LINK @matt78704 Matt, thanks.
With the Windows XP 64bit, have you installed and run it ok before? In the Add Standalone Snap-in dialog box, click Close. 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. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-while-installing-windows-xp-sp2-251354/ An aging CD drive.2.
So I doubt there's something missing from the sources...Then again when searching for, bootvid.dll for example, in my Original CD, I get no results. Fingerprints on the CD.3. Installing IIS however gives a problem when it tries to find the convlog.exe, Both when installing from appwiz.cpl or from cd 1, setup, install additional components, the system asks for \\G:\CRMSFPP_EN\i386. There is a problem though!
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 http://www.justanswer.com/computer/10cys-fix-setup-cannot-copy-file-sp2-cab.html At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: CD_Drive: Note: In this command, CD_Drive is the CD drive where the Windows XP Professional SP2 CD is located. Hardware wears out. I have performed a fresh install of Server 2003 SP 2 and am now trying to get IIS up and running on it.
You say you had a virus. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-xp.php Locate and then click the OldSecurity folder. Several years ago I had this same problem as you are reporting, which was caused by the CD drive being faulty, I had to buy a new one, then Windows XP b.
Database: L:\WINDOWS\security\database\secedit.sdb Temp. In the Add/Remove Snap-in dialog box, click OK. 8. May 27, 2016 #14 bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,216 +200 Settle for it running XP 32 bit rather than reinstalling a 64 bit OS which in any case may not useful reference If the copy fails the usual culprits are:1.
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Reply marvinthobej... 1 Post Re: cannot install IIS on new windows server 2003 sp2 installation Aug 05, 2013 01:48 AM|marvinthobejane|LINK Thanks Matt! If you are prompted to restart your computer, restart your computer. 12. I then press 'ENTER' to set up Windows XP (there is no previous version of XP installed). 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.
Sign up now! Maybe the DVD DRIVE the disk boots from? Integrity check successful. this page I am having the same issue.
More About Us... It appears the problem was the Hard disk. I then get the 'Press any key to boot from CD' message. Double-click the WinDir folder.
Installation of IIS stops because it cannot find convlog.exe I cannot find convlog.exe on any of the cdroms I have from MS. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also. Already have an account? Windows XP will run on around 2GB of RAM, I did the same for many years with no trouble.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and All Rights Reserved. Can your PC run 64 bit XP? Dont touch it !