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And that might even be the source of the troubles you experienced.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks by Jacky Boen / June 9, 2007 3:19 AM PDT Use regedit and delete the upperfilters and lowerfilters registry keys.(but the keys aren't there)2. There are others. Also, is it possible to get some version of DOS on a CD ? check over here

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the The wrong Virtual memory setting can affect the installation after formatting the partition??? DVD drives are about 15 bucks on sale at Newegg, usually with free shipping. So I went and tried to update BIOS on Asus Striker Extreme with verson 0901 to 1401. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

Sep 15, 2010 #4 techsuitor TS Rookie Posts: 131 first, try what gbhall recommended. Probably worth taking an hour or 2 and running memtest (from bootable cd). A frequent problem. Now it says Copy error: Setup cannot copy the file sam.sp_ Retry or cancel.

You've had your money's worth out of the machine. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? I followed these - I copied the CD to the hard drive after booting from a floppy, then followed the instructions to manually extract all the CAB files, and it worked. Any ideas would be appreciated.

I'm going to buy a new stick tonight and retry. All Rights Reserved. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? 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,

The setup starts off by loading files (drivers etc). Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Facebook Twitter Google windows-xp installation setup share|improve this question edited Mar 28 '11 at 21:14 studiohack♦ 10.9k1672108 asked Mar 28 '11 at 6:41 user384636 migrated from stackoverflow.com Mar 28 '11 at 7:04 This question

it seems that this is most likely a problem with the memory stick. Sander Sassen Editor in Chief - Hardware Analysis [email protected] Dajut Osechki Dec 31, 2004, 06:50am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: Install the OS on the new partition. I tried all the following fixes but still get the error :1.

The XP load stalled when a file could not be found, and a fatal error resulted. check my blog after this i eliminated one of my two RAM chips, a 128MB and left with a 64MB, ran the XP setup and it WORKED! Advanced Search Forum General Forums Software Cannot copy files on XP install????? liamedwards1995 Resolved HJT Threads 27 03-12-2011 04:24 PM my hotmail is spamming my contacts DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFS_AMD64 Run by bweaver at 22:00:32.59 on Sat 02/12/2011 Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23

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. After a while it said that it's not enough memory, so I changed the values for the Virtual Memory. It's easy to believe you have installed XP whereas you have only just started. http://stevemattley.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-windows-xp.html I also tried a different IDE cable, same problem.

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). If it works, then good for you. 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.

Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing.

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And then recreate the C: Partition (NTFS) by pressing 'C'. 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 Also, its probably never 'good' if XP fails on a few files, but if you can skip them without a BSOD on install it likely isn't the end of the world. have a peek at these guys I removed it and was able to format the partition and install the OS fine.

Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? During the install it failed to install driver.cab , nikedrv.sys , riodrv.sys and a few more . Turned out my old DVD-ROM drive was having trouble reading my DVD-R (possibly +R, can't remember which). Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password?

What other errors have you seen? Want to enjoy fewer advertisements and more features? Intel I5 750 @ 2.67 Ghz, 4gb GSkill DDR3 1600, GB P55M-UD2, XFX Radeon 5850. , Seagate Constellation ES 1 TB, Seasonic Gold 620w, Win Vista Ultimate, Toshiba 32" HDTV E6750 I gave up months ago, but today I have been in a few forums and most people have suggested I do a memory test (http://www.memtest86.com).

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Reply With Quote December 28th, 2004,07:10 AM #4 jankerson View Profile View Forum Posts Super Moderator Join Date Jun 1999 Location North Carolina Posts 12,263 Best thing to do is not It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? Remember that XP goes to SP3 and there are loads of updates after that.

Cheers. ========================== Vu Nguyen Powerthink Melbourne ========================== Vu Nguyen Mar 02, 2006, 06:41pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot I downloaded and ran "Memtest86" (which I learned about from above) which detected faulty memory. How do I deal with my current employer not respecting my decision to leave? I also could get it to work by copying the i386 folder of the cd to our server and back to the workstations HDD and installing it from there.

I'm going to replace my RAM next. -DajutOsechki Dajut Osechki Jan 10, 2005, 11:30am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup Ask a new question Read More Installation Problem Windows XP Related Resources Cannot play and copy only video files on my xp pc. There are 0 registered and 1061 anonymous users currently online. 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.

Dangerxzone Reply With Quote November 2nd, 2007,05:06 PM #15 DanceMan View Profile View Forum Posts Procrastinating Member Join Date Jun 2000 Location Vancouver, B.C., Canada Posts 8,125 it seems that this