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Thanks Sander. US Election results 2016: What went wrong with prediction models? This scenario was consistent on Windows XP (32-bit) machines but not on Win 7 64-bit machines. Tried repair, cannot copy this file, tried new install cannot copy this file F3 abort cause retry does not help. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-access-this-disk-winxp.html

Also, is it possible to get some version of DOS on a CD ? I have had the same problem on any pc with an LG Electronics drive (cd/rw,cd,dvd rom). If that works, then you could very well have some bad sectors near the front of the drive that XP needs but Win98 doesn't due to its smaller size.Can't guarantee that I know too well the frustration of trying to figure this one out. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

Next option is finding out how to boot from the CD rather than the DVD. This can be just a case of finding the right place in the bios, or swapping the drives over in the cable connections. saying that it can't copy certain files on this install. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

Probably worth taking an hour or 2 and running memtest (from bootable cd). I had tried using the UBCD, tried other versions of Windows OS, all with no success. That is why I went out and bought a new XP home edition. Michael A.

Asus P4C800 >> with Intel P4 3.0Ghz and other stuff. I cloned the hard disk to a much larger one a few years ago before it showed any problems. You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. have a peek at this web-site after this i eliminated one of my two RAM chips, a 128MB and left with a 64MB, ran the XP setup and it WORKED!

I have always learned ;'the hard way' with computers and the discovery that I could insert files by just switching between XP disks during an install was quite a surprise to Aug 11, 2004, 07:03pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List Edited: Aug 11, 2004, 07:03pm EDT >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error I've used that OEM disk before without any problems. Sign up now!

Perhaps some Windows update was involved? You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Go Silent SPCR Useful PSU info Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Software Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums General Forums General Tech Talk And if the Windows DVD is dirty, you have to clean it correctly.

Any ideas Bill? >-----Original Message----- >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. check my blog Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? 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 May 9, 2016 #12 captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,555 +1,811 lamentonegro said: ↑ my pc has an am3+ board with pciexpress slots and 4gb ram.

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 XP did not come with SATA drivers, and there are hoops to jump through before it will install properly. It runs really well. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-files.html but right now the install process with windows xp32 works fine but I got recently 8gb additional ram memory installed so I will try later to change the installation to xp64

Trying to install with Windows XP Pro on my newly built system. If the tray slide isn't working correctly, or it trashes more than one disc in a row, it's outta there. One of the files I see quite often is 'pro_seg5.swf'.

They are not consistant at all.

If you delete all the partitions, redo them in NTFS, do a full format, and try again with a new CD that should work.Michael A. Installing Ubuntu will overwrite Windows on your 'C' drive, so it's worth trying as it's free, and only takes 20 minutes to do.Click to expand... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are A bad computer is also possible but less likely, assuming that it worked before you tried reinstalling the OS.

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. Last edited: Jun 15, 2016 May 27, 2016 #15 szemmel TS Rookie I have the same problem, I tried to install XP with various CD-s and versions, but it didn't work. I was promptly provided with an RMA and instructions for returning the defective module for a no-charge replacement. have a peek at these guys You can copy them on a floppy drive or burn it onto a CD or DVD.5.After you have reinstalled Windows XP on your reformatted hard drive, click "No" when asked if

When I swapped out the DVD ROM and swapped in the burner I'd used to create the disc, the copy errors stopped.After this part finishes it goes into the actual installation