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I am trying to reinstall XP in a HDD that has 3 partitions but it wont work, it keeps saying that setup cant find ntldr. It booted straight and luckly it did not take me to the error of compessed ntldr.I am new to this forum, but for your great help, I'll remain an active member Personaly had a similar problem, using a different drive (from my old computer) was able to install XP with no hustle. I'm out of ideas, someone help me.. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-ntldr-sp2.php

This failed as well. Nevertheless, I copied it to the desktop so I would have it, and went on with the install. To bypass this behavior Logon as Administrator or equivalent and start a CMD session.( ie: Start=>Run=> CMD )At the prompt type: ( substituting the drive letter etc. 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). check that

Also, since the utility cannot tell you which module, or possibly slot, is bad (for reasons also explained on the site) I still had some work to do. No, create an account now. 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? I had a look through the advanced section and found that there had been a frequency mismatch, and my cpu frequency was now set (manually) to 100/33 (before it was 133/33

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Windows continues the install, but eventually gives the error: setup cannot copy the file: ahcix86.inf At this point I can retry, skip the file, or restart. Downloaded it directly from Gigabyte's site, also tried downloading the entire drivers CD (~80MB) and pulled the right files out of that (in case Gigabyte had some bad files). All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sp3-setup-cannot-copy-the-file-ntldr.1050014/ Ask !

I am a tech so the usual suspects were verified before posting. Logged hot dog Guest Re: ntldr cannot be copied « Reply #4 on: June 02, 2009, 11:54:47 PM » If you enter a command prompt using CMD at the RUN command Then i just reboot... "Setup was interrupted.Restoring prior configuration..." And there i am with sp3 refusing to read its own files!!! I then removed the bad module and installed the three "known" good modules and the memory tested OK.

A bad ide cable.The details are a little sparse such as component age or why you are reinstalling.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re : Try a "copy" https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/23402122/Cannot-copy-NTLDR-error-message-in-XP-SP3-Installation.html Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. what else human or hardware mistake could i think up?? 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

Access denied cannot copy file how to solve this problem Access is denied in when copy paste using pen drive [Solved] Can\'t copy file: Access Denied.... Get More Info NTloader is required for windows to perform as you have found out. Recent Posts Menu Log in or Sign up [H]ard|Forum Forums > Bits & Bytes > Operating Systems > "Setup cannot copy the file ntldr" when installing XP...help please Discussion in 'Operating 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

I didn't have a chance to burn Memtest86 into a cdrom as yet, but I will do that soon, and run it on the faulty memory module. If there is no password then just hit enter. after alot of sweat... useful reference My new system: AMD Athlon II X2 250 (dual core, 3Ghz) Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H (AM3 socket, DDR3) Corsair XMS2 DDR3 1600 2x1GB some old ATI graphics card (from previous build) Antec case

So, I couldn't access any of the files on the manufacturer's CD using my laptop. This rules out a fault with my CD RW. I could now access the computer's files but could not copy some of them onto an external storage medium because of the above error message: Cannot copy file: Access Denied.

The easy way to bypass this problem is, of course, reinstall the OS but I was asked to back up the data in the hard disk first.

Worried, I turned off the PC and restarted in BIOS. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Kindly help. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

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 I repeated this until I had tested each module individually. this page 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

Click to expand... This is a PATA HDD and I do not have any 44-pin connectors so connecting it to another PC is not an option. The error code is 18. And finally, try a different CD drive.

I'll try to copy the CD, thanks for the suggestion. Thanks very much, Vel, and thanks, Michael Caruso, for your spot-on help. Also they have suggested I disconnect any hardware I dont need (sound card network card etc). Are you sure?) and 3rd: "Browse"...

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also. It gives 3 options 1st: "Retry" (doesn't work) 2nd: "Cancel" ("do you want to continue Setup without copying this file?" by clicking "yes" gives "Warning" "If you cancel copying this file setup cannot copy the file: ahcix86.inf Started by bncbass , Oct 12 2009 09:16 PM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic #1 bncbass bncbass Members 4 posts How to use the Windows recovery consolehttp://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000627.htm The "Operating System not Found" message may be related to the damaged boot sector.