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In my case, I switched XP disks and got a full install that is just finishing as I type this. But, i have tried Windows XP Pro as well as Windows Server 2003 Evaluation that i have and i recieve errors of the same degree that you are recieving on both The newly added RAM was bad and a 2nd replacement 128 MB of RAM worked like a farkin charm. Best, fallsoff fallsoff, Apr 18, 2012 #13 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-file-error-when-installing-windows-xp.php

Also, is it possible to get some version of DOS on a CD ? I next removed 3 of the 4 modules (leaving slot 4 occupied on my ABIT KG7 motherboard - I tried slot 1 first but received an error message stating to start Based on what you've posted here, I'm not sure why you've drawn this conclusion.You said you are able to get Win98 installed, have you tried running scandisk or any similar utility have another one for replacement.

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. And after this I couldn't restart my computer, I would solve the problem with reinstalling XP again, but from this time it says it could not copy his files. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Advanced Search Forum General Forums Software Cannot copy files on XP install?????

Aug 20, 2004, 02:06am EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPI'm with smoto 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. One day just turned it on one last time before I would RMA it and what do you know, it works fine. Well everytime we try and install XP (brand new from Best Buy) it crashes in one form or another.We get to the point where "setup is copying files" and every time

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Here is my post from another forum (Moderator: I hope that's OK?) which outlines my problem and hopefully, fix. Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... The drive itself can be internally dirty on the reading lens.

I then removed that module and replaced it with (2) of (4), and ran the test again. On module (3) the computer revolted. Examine the CD surface for scratches. There are others.

Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/884675 I have 32 bit XP Home on my desktop (P4 3.4Ghz) with 4Gb ram of which it recognises 3.5Gb. How to stop NPCs from picking up dropped items Will I get the same result if I use 18-55mm lens at 55mm (full zoom) and 55-200mm lens at 55mm (no zoom), I tried it with a Dell branded re-installation disk and had the exact same thing happen.

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I was thinking of ordering it from hp.com, but it will run me $20+ and I'm not sure that this would even work. Can your PC run 64 bit XP? Maybe! useful reference 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.

Next came to Oblivion and even worse, tried all tricks forums have to offer, even bought a dvd drive Asus DVD-E616A3T connected by way of sata, still same error. SuperChargers Resolved HJT Threads 25 02-01-2011 07:02 PM Runs slow, cannot acess windows uppdate My wifes laptop is running really slow. The wrong Virtual memory setting can affect the installation after formatting the partition???

Do not have acess to a Windows Install Disc or a Boot CD.

i had this problem a few days ago with a number of my computers. Results 1 to 15 of 15 Thread: Cannot copy files on XP install????? Already have an account? 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

Just try retry, or skip if you are desperate, just be prepared for some weirdness later, if it completes the boot. I just got done with the exhaustion of figuring out what was going on with the windows install. 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 http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-windows.php So I thought why not refresh HDD with new xp intallation cause could not open any of my xcell and word files.

Sep 15, 2010 #4 techsuitor TS Rookie Posts: 131 first, try what gbhall recommended. Now, I had to do this becouse of a virus (?). With the Windows XP 64bit, have you installed and run it ok before? 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

How to prove that authentication system works, and that the customer is using the wrong password? Good Luck, Jim « Malware? | application opening issue in xp » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum You say you had a virus. But if it won't, you can follow also what mike1959 has said..

Then windows gives me an error when it loads up in gui about a file missing... I hope that this will help you. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... When I have changed the boot order, I reboot.

Sep 14, 2010 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Seems the Cd is damaged or dirty. initially i always thought it was something to do with my hard disks-i even bought a new one but to my surprise, the problem persisted. 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).