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If you have another drive try and use that. 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. 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: 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. check over here

Bottom line: I think if you see red, that's a bad thing. 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 Jay J Feb 28, 2005, 07:56pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPWhen If this fails then as mentioned above time for new RAM. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

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 hooked the hard-drive back into the computer i'm working on and when I turn on the machine I get a "missing NTLDR" error. I highlight the C: Partition (NTFS) and press the 'D' to delete it. I tried all the following fixes but still get the error :1.

easy and simple .. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Why are wavelengths shorter than visible light neglected by new telescopes? I never screw around with a balky drive, I just throw it away, and stuff in a new one.

If not then you can run 32 bit versions of Windows or Linux distros. Strange because I installed it fine with LG Lightscribe DVD RW and it worked. The wrong Virtual memory setting can affect the installation after formatting the partition???Click to expand... http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1901146/install-copy-files.html Perhaps some Windows update was involved?

I then get the 'Press any key to boot from CD' message. I have also had to slip a different XP disk that the system could read the necessary file(s) from into the CDROM and continue loading!. I just got done with the exhaustion of figuring out what was going on with the windows install. but after alot of testing and crap all I did to fix it was put in my trusty ultimate boot cd and go to hard drive tools ..selected my drive and

Consider getting a new computer with Windows 10. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/copy-error-when-installing-sp3-reads-setup-cannot/e6b032e4-4c1b-4e04-b31e-20b8399f0e78 psclaw, May 12, 2008 #12 fallsoff Joined: Apr 18, 2012 Likes Received: 0 I have had this problem in the past (and again today). I press a key and then the Windows setup begins. Use regedit and delete the upperfilters and lowerfilters registry keys.(but the keys aren't there)2.

I called Crucial Customer Service and explained the problem. check my blog 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. Karen peaceseeker11166, Apr 24, 2008 #11 psclaw Joined: May 12, 2008 Likes Received: 0 Cannot copy file on XP Install I have been chasing this problem for several weeks on The representitives (one tech and one CSR) could not have been more friendly, professional and helpful.

Still get the same thing. It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? Worried, I turned off the PC and restarted in BIOS. this content Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also.

That just might be the problem. Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing. Sep 15, 2010 #6 Guest Hello Everyone.

I removed the offending module, inserted my Win2K OS CD, & booted the computer; the partition formatting and OS installation went off without a hitch For what its worth I am

The install worked. Now waiting for formatting to finish to see how far I can get. Installation went fine the first time, got everything done and tried to install Crysis. 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

Aborted and tried the LG and installed without any porblems. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases You should try replacing your system RAM and run the Windows XP installation program again. have a peek at these guys May 9, 2016 #9 lamentonegro TS Rookie The screenshot is May 9, 2016 #10 lamentonegro TS Rookie mike1959 said: ↑ Lamentonegro; You didn't say what your PC is, but one

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. Thanks very much, Vel, and thanks, Michael Caruso, for your spot-on help.