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Since you are posting, you obviously have access to another PC, so you could look into the UBCD4WIN option, which is tremendously useful for all sorts of things you probably can't You can use a virtual XP on a W10 computer to run any incompatible software. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. I turn the computer on, and press F2 to enter the BIOS Settings. http://relite.org/windows-xp/winxp-install-help.php

but after a few minutes, a blue screen appeared. Here is my post from another forum (Moderator: I hope that's OK?) which outlines my problem and hopefully, fix. by Kees Bakker / June 8, 2007 9:47 PM PDT In reply to: Re : Try a "copy" Anyway, something hardware related (if we define a bad CD as hardware). Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 gavinseabrook gavinseabrook Members 773 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:El Paso Local time:09:50 AM Posted 17 February

Setup Cannot Copy The File Windows Xp Install

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Use regedit and delete the upperfilters and lowerfilters registry keys.(but the keys aren't there)2. 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.

  • I then press 'Enter' to install Windows on this New, Raw partition.
  • I never screw around with a balky drive, I just throw it away, and stuff in a new one.
  • By the time it was copying the files, it complained about not being able to find file cmprops.dl_ on the Windows CD.
  • I'll let u know how I get on this eve Dajut Osechki Dec 31, 2004, 05:41am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List

I think it's got to be something to do with inside the system itself. I change the boot order so that the CD-DRIVE boots first (The Disk doesn't actually boot from the CD DRIVE, it boots from the DVD DRIVE. share|improve this answer answered Jun 5 '12 at 8:35 arash arzandehnia 1 add a comment| up vote -1 down vote It means that there is a problem with your system's Random Windows Xp Bootable Usb The problems you describe are typical of a system with either bad RAM or a failing hard drive.Since the system crashed with Windows 2000, my first inclination would be to replace

dont have floppy, remove cd? Setup Cannot Copy The File _default Pif Tks for any info ! It's possible that the installation fails because the harddisk is infected? Was the 32 bit XP install done with the same DVD drive as the the 64 bit version?

How to add a deep chasm-type hazard to an encounter without endangering my PCs? Install Windows Xp From Usb 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. Windows 10 will need certain drivers for USB etc, but the motherboard will have to be fairly modern for it to work fully. So I decide to take the hard-drive out of the computer and put it in my computer (totally different computer).

Setup Cannot Copy The File _default Pif

The CD drive became unreliable at reading disks and was replaced. There are plenty of things you can do, such as gently cleaning the CD surface with appropriate materials, and using a special DVD drive cleaning CD. Setup Cannot Copy The File Windows Xp Install When attempting to install ME again, I had similar copying errors, but found a txt file on the CD which had detailed instructions to solve this kind of problem. Windows Xp Setuporg Exe Not Found 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

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It could be a bad hard disk also. http://relite.org/windows-xp/need-to-enable-ahci-after-winxp-install.php It tries and fails immediately without attempting to re-read form the disc! Using the site is easy and fun. Join the community here. Setup Cannot Copy The File Setuporg Exe

I decided to install a fresh windows xp, it keeps coming up with the message that windows can not copy file aaaa.aaa, press enter to retry, esc to skip, F3 to I have 32 bit XP Home on my desktop (P4 3.4Ghz) with 4Gb ram of which it recognises 3.5Gb. Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? have a peek at these guys The newly added RAM was bad and a 2nd replacement 128 MB of RAM worked like a farkin charm.

I skipped the files (ks.sys, modem.sys, ndisuio.sys, and many other files)and continued the installation. Ntldr Is Missing I just installed a fresh copy of Windows on a new SSD. Its had several graphics card replacements.

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Back to top #6 gavinseabrook gavinseabrook Members 773 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:El Paso Local time:09:50 AM Posted 17 February 2007 - 02:59 AM You could yes. Put the HDD from the Other machine (Which I know works) into my machine and tried installing. I was promptly provided with an RMA and instructions for returning the defective module for a no-charge replacement. Windows Xp Iso Shadow_Ops_Airman1 Mar 26, 2006, 11:46am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPwho is

Next option is finding out how to boot from the CD rather than the DVD. The drive itself can be internally dirty on the reading lens. I am sure that there is nothing wrong with the CD drive, because I also use RIS (Remote Installation Service) which allow me to perform install through the network. check my blog I think this is because the DVD DRIVE is the 'Master' or something).

But if it fails on different files that can also mean you have some bad RAM. Do you have another Windows XP CD you could try? file or ?Cab? 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

But if it won't, you can follow also what mike1959 has said.. Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 3 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand + Click here to become a Hardware Analysis registered user. Worried, I turned off the PC and restarted in BIOS.

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. 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