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The common denominator for me was the all the pc's with issues had LG electronics cd,cd/rw,and dvd roms in them which for some reason cannot read the cd sent from MS. Got farther, but then did the same thing with another file. http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/449750-win-2k-can...ost3462425 ~Vel Mar 24, 2006, 11:18am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPmm... It worked fine. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-windows-xp.html

Perhaps some Windows update was involved? Its free. So I decided to skip every one of the files that couldn't be found, despite numerous warnings that I was skipping critical files that could cause Windows not to function properly. Of course XP is not supported now, nor Vista, so it's better to move on to 7 or 8 if you don't get 10 to work with your PC. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

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Sign up now! Guest Installing XP - stops on the file WDMAUD.DRV --"cannot copy file" Later, cannot copy DRIVER.CAB, then at least 10 others during the course of the installation. 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 While copying the files, a message "cannot copy file" appears starting with the file "wpa.dbl" and reappears for every file after it.

Alberto. The Bios Setup doesn't give me any control over clocking, do you guys know any way of doing it ? Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1901146/install-copy-files.html you can borrow another CD drive to your friends, (just for a test) if it works,, then, your CD drive is the main cause.

I play games on my CD Rom, so I don't think it's that. I found by > taking the cd to another PC in the network(one that could > read the cd's)and made a copy of the original MS cd and > retried the Cd was fine. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

Cheers. ================== Vu Nguyen Powerthink Melbourne ================== Alberto Moreira Mar 24, 2006, 08:45am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot https://htipe.wordpress.com/2010/12/27/setup-cannot-copy-the-file/ Within a few minutes I also received an email verifying all the information. I tried cleaning the CD (even though it is brand new), tried the DVD-ROM instead of the CD-RW, tried another WinXP CD, all to no avail. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!).

If so try going intothe bios and seeing about turning off the sound. (If its onboardvideo leave it be for now or you'll be in trouble!) Turn off serial portsand printer check my blog So it seems that maybe Windows' real problem was that it was looking for the newer versions of these files. It's a brand new CD from MS. The disc is really clean with no signs of damage or scratches.

So, I did that. although I have no clue how to fix it without formatting the whole thing again which gets me nowhere. After skipping over the files that would not install during the repair, I then had to delete a directory that holds Windows Updates because of issues with newer files there as this content If its one thing that will prevent XP from installing Correctly is a Scratched/dirty CD.AMD Athlon XP-M 2500+ (133x14= 1867MHz) (209x11= 2299MHz) DFI LP NF2 Ultra-B (Hellfire 3EG Rev2) Antec SX800,

then click enter ..to try again ...that might take you through ...or lead you to Another error ..you continue changing CDs until its done .... In the context of this quote, how many 'chips/sockets' do personal computers contain? Vu Nguyen Mar 02, 2006, 06:13pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPHi

Unfortunately, I could not find any information through the "Knowledge Base" which i cant even really consider it that anymore so this is my last resort.

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 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 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 Tks for any info !

It installed OK, but now it won't allow me to log in because it's asking me to activate Windows first, and it can't connect to the Net for some reason. It's in the folder i386 on the WinXP CD. But a different file pops up instead. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-file-windows-2000.html I suspected the XP disc, but it was kept in its sleeve, like new.

The CD drive became unreliable at reading disks and was replaced. If it works, then good for you. Polyglot Anagrams Cops' Thread Can you dispel a magic effect you don't perceive? I had tried using the UBCD, tried other versions of Windows OS, all with no success.

You could also lay waste to anything potentially harmful on the drive with, "Darik's Boot and Nuke" :http://www.dban.org/download Here's a couple of prior threads about it: http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/wipe-hard-drive-dariks-boot-and-nuke.132670/ http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dariks-boot-and-nuke-or-another-software.213559/ @baaz2004 also has Michael Caruso Mar 24, 2006, 10:45am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List Edited: Mar 26, 2006, 11:43am EST >>Re: "setup cannot copy solved setup cannot copy files solved cannot copy large files from desktop to laptop installing XP Pro copy file errors More resources See also solved Cannot copy driver.cab file White smoke Trying to install with Windows XP Pro on my newly built system.

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 In rare instances, it can be >caused by a defective CD. > > >Bruce Chambers > >-- >Help us help you: >http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm >http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html > >You can have peace. the windows10 install worked fine but 1st I do not have a license and 2nd the devices for sound, usb wintv und usb wireless were not recognised and slimdrivers did not It would not initiate the boot sequence, or for that matter shut down, all the while beeping continuously (similiar to buffering up too many keystrokes).

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Best answer AVIKHAWASHNov 27, 2013, 7:19 AM 1.Double-click My Computer.2.Double-click on the "C" drive.3.Go to the C:\Windows\System32 folder. (You may have to click on the link that says "Show The contents It has a yellow exclamation mark on Device Manager. After 4 days of discovering f*@#(ed up drivers &c.

more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed 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 Is there a common theme among them that might suggest what the root cause of your difficulties is?...I have an old disc of Windows 98 and this will install just fine.  This scenario was consistent on Windows XP (32-bit) machines but not on Win 7 64-bit machines.

everything else in working order. Success. Every piece of hardware proved to work.