after about 10 mins it got stuck on one file. Thanks in advance for any ideas, travis smoto smoto Aug 20, 2004, 01:36am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot I think setup detects an older windows install so I will install ubuntu first and later reinstall windows xp64 see http://www.bilder-hochladen.net/I/lx0l-1-eeb1.jpg May 9, 2016 #8 mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,025 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? http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-default-pif.php
I'm assuming you already know with XP you have to set your BIOS to "run HDDs as IDE" or install SATA pre-drivers . (The Intel floppy disc thingy). I've brought enough movies home from Redbox that wouldn't run, didn't look all that dirty, yet played perfectly after cleaning. Please Note: Using System Restore will not affect your documents, pictures, or other data. You can only upload files of type 3GP, 3GPP, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MPEG, or RM. http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/128839-setup-cannot-copy-the-file-_defaultpif/
Now, I had to do this becouse of a virus (?). Microsoft Windows) under the Name column. In the results, click System Restore. Gets to 100% nicely.
If not then you can run 32 bit versions of Windows or Linux distros. My computer would not boot up, I kept getting an error of "ummountable boot volume". To avoid data loss, you must be sure that you have backed-up all of your important documents, pictures, software installers, and other personal data before beginning the process. We do not guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved.
You can also click the [ ] image to hide the instructions as you proceed through each step. Here are the files so far: ws2ifsl.sys _default.pif wscript.chm wscript.hlp wsecedit.hlp wsh.inf wshatm.dll wshcon.chm wshisn.dll wshnetbs.dll Why is it giving me these errors and will the install work if i keep Im missing something? http://www.hardwareanalysis.com/content/topic/30558/ Thanks Sander.
RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7 (Solved) - Setting up XP MODE on Win 7 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 The latest known version of _default.pif is 5.1.2600.5512, which was produced for Windows XP. I got an XP cd and am trying to reload it.
I burned the image several times with nero and poweriso, 4 speed, but same problem. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/ contact your system administrator or technical support group." Started again by going into 'Last known that worked etc,' Also get "Windows could not start because this file is missing
You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB. Get More Info This might also be the source of your original problems. Shadow_Ops_Airman1 Mar 26, 2006, 11:46am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPwho is I decided to go with the scorched-earth approach and re-partition and re-format the HD (Maxtor 80GB) and reinstall the OS.
Sep 14, 2010 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Seems the Cd is damaged or dirty. Type "sfc /scannow" and hit ENTER. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. useful reference The best part is that repairing registry errors can also dramatically improve system speed and performance.
Cleaning up these temporary files with Disk Cleanup might not only solve your _default.pif error, but can also dramatically speed up the performance of your PC. Windows 10 Acer laptop randomly restarted while I was watching a Rv show, now it asks PC/Device needs repairing help me all my files noooo!? To run System File Checker (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button.
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. In addition, malware infection may have corrupted the registry entries associated with Microsoft Windows. around 20 of them. Microsoft Windows): Click the Start button.
No, create an account now. The drive itself can be internally dirty on the reading lens. 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 Tip: If you do not already have a malware protection program installed, we highly recommend using Emsisoft Anti-Malware (download here).
Please see "Causes of _default.pif Errors" below for more information. When I have changed the boot order, I reboot. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Because you need to clear the HDD via a complete reformat, then try to install Windows.
This was supposed to be partitioned ' E' 112 GB and ' F' 120 GB.