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So I decide to take the hard-drive out of the computer and put it in my computer (totally different computer). Sign up now! I'm having a hard time imagining Windows 10 will even allow you to run HDD or SSDs as IDE. After several failed installs,(different faults each time), I changed my old 'Creative' CD drive for a new 'Philips' 5232 CD drive. Check This Out

http://PathTooDeep.com Reply GabrielNar September 28, 2012 at 12:08 I had the similar problem and tried Long Path Tool, available at http://www.pathtoodeep.com/. 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). You probably need a Service Pack update after the install anyway and all or at least a lot of the real important files will get updated/replaced. All Activity Home Microsoft Software Products Older Windows NT-Family OSes Windows XP XP Install Error: Cannot Copy Files Privacy Policy Contact Us © 2001 - 2016 MSFN Community Software by Invision http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

TechSpot is a registered trademark. and sure enough it was a case of bad memory. This rules out a fault with my CD RW.

1. So I went and tried to update BIOS on Asus Striker Extreme with verson 0901 to 1401.
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3. Was the 32 bit XP install done with the same DVD drive as the the 64 bit version?
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Anyone have any suggestions? I know too well the frustration of trying to figure this one out. 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, 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

You can use a virtual XP on a W10 computer to run any incompatible software. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion 'Setup cannot copy the file' while installing I figure that this means that there is some error in the mbr.. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-while-installing-windows-xp-sp2-251354/ I copied my other computer's ks.sys into this computer using Windows PE and now it worked fine Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 5 total

Bad ram. (Look at MEMTEST86 to test)4. It may not be getting to the bad area with Linux. bossa ritchie Jan 10, 2005, 02:05pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPThis I'm sure they'll steer me right. 6monthsago RT @sadoperator: the next person that says "may the fourth be with you" to me is getting their account deleted from the payroll database

Don't ever count on >having both at once. -- RAH > > >"Ryan J" <> wrote in message >news:054f01c34779$f0c89d00$... >> I'm getting the same problem. more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Current bandwidth usage: 326.30 kbit/s November 01 - 06:29pm EDT Forums Product Prices Contents •Home •Reviews •Editorials •Columns •Home Theater •Forums •Price Search •Community •HWA Store Latest Topics Here's how it works.

I also have LG lightscribe optical drive, will try later with Asus only and let you guys know, but my question is this how do you know if RAM is good his comment is here I tried different CD drives also with no luck. Cd drive was fine. Why not read it up ?

I just got done with the exhaustion of figuring out what was going on with the windows install. No problems after that.PC specs in profile. Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? this contact form With the Windows XP 64bit, have you installed and run it ok before?

## I'll try to copy the CD, thanks for the suggestion.

I'll try on another computer later tonight and get back to you...any more ideas? 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). Where will the second Fantastic Beasts film be set? Several years ago I had this same problem as you are reporting, which was caused by the CD drive being faulty, I had to buy a new one, then Windows XP

Here is my post from another forum (Moderator: I hope that's OK?) which outlines my problem and hopefully, fix. A web search led me to a Microsoft KB article that talked about the same problem when installing drivers in a Windows Server 2008 cluster environment. Join 5 other followers Some Things I Like Recent Stuff Merry Krampus This blog is notabandoned. http://pdctoday.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-installation-error-setup-cannot-copy-file.php never heard of this.....and u dont have to buy a new ram just ask a friend to give u one to try and then if that is the problem buy a

Created a copy of the CD and used it without a problem. "Phil Davidson" <> wrote in message news:02a601c347db$b7eb58d0$... > I had the same problem everytime I tried to install > although I have no clue how to fix it without formatting the whole thing again which gets me nowhere. Friends are sleeping now. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.

Startup... same exact thing.. Either your PSU or your HDD. Also I seem to remember that 32 bit systems can use up to 3GB of RAM, no more, but 64 bit systems will use all the RAM you fit to your

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This scenario was consistent on Windows XP (32-bit) machines but not on Win 7 64-bit machines. So if you receive a copy error when doing an install, check your file path length. 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. 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