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Before I tell you the problem, I just thought that I'd mention that my system is a Dell Dimension and I use the Windows XP OEM Disk to install Windows. same exact thing.. Do glass window in space station/space shuttle/other space craft have practical usage? Personaly had a similar problem, using a different drive (from my old computer) was able to install XP with no hustle. http://pdctoday.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-installation-error-setup-cannot-copy-file.php

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/449750-win-2k-can...ost3462425 ~Vel Mar 24, 2006, 11:18am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot copy file" error when installing windows XPmm... Well, 2 questions. Unplug the IDE cables, start the computer, Scan for Hardware Change then plug the cables back when restarting.I googled for alot of fixes too but still can't find one that can Installed new ram and it works like a charm. Source

go to: http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread8356.html. If this fails then as mentioned above time for new RAM. I wanna try booting the CD from the CD ROM DRIVE but I don't know how, it doesn't work when I insert it in there. The job was heading for the bin but I spotted a references to RAM memory in a forum relating to a similar problem and decided to checkout the RAM cards etc

Why is this C++ code faster than assembly? No? On installation of the OS I kept getting "Was not copied correctly" - "CD may be damaged" for an alphabet soup of files: ir41_32.ax ir41.qc.dll ir41.qcx.dll ir50_32.dll ir50_qc.dll ir50_qcx.dll lvfsrc.ax 13codecx.ax I have tried to install on each of the hard drives separatly with the same results so I ruled the hard drives out.

Uninstall the DVDs drivers on Device Manager then reinstall it.3. It could be memory, but if you read post #8 above, I had an occasion when it was a dodgy cpu. With the help of another PC and applying the process of elimination I tried every combination of hardware and software configurations spoken about in this forum and others. you can try this out I've tried four different CD drives.

I then press 'Enter' to install Windows on this New, Raw partition. I format the partition. or substitute an old slow CDROM drive during the install.Click to expand... I removed it, moved the other module to the first memory slot, and I'm now a happy user of Windows 2003 on my brand new Pentium D system.

A frequent problem. More Bonuses Twisted modular forms of half-integral weight Is the Set designed properly? One day just turned it on one last time before I would RMA it and what do you know, it works fine. I have had the same problem on any pc with an LG Electronics drive (cd/rw,cd,dvd rom).

You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. his comment is here Here's how it works. Aborted and tried the LG and installed without any porblems. 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.

  • I called Crucial Customer Service and explained the problem.
  • But if it fails on different files that can also mean you have some bad RAM.
  • It was a little slow but no arguments from the install.
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  • As it turns out I had one (out of four) bad 256 Mb RAM module.
  • then click enter ..to try again ...that might take you through ...or lead you to Another error ..you continue changing CDs until its done ....
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  • I had to hit esc to continue installing.
  • Thanks JB Reply With Quote December 29th, 2004,05:46 AM #10 jankerson View Profile View Forum Posts Super Moderator Join Date Jun 1999 Location North Carolina Posts 12,263 Originally posted by jonny

Windows XP will run on around 2GB of RAM, I did the same for many years with no trouble. Sep 15, 2010 #6 Guest Hello Everyone. I'm going to buy a new stick tonight and retry. this contact form And after this I couldn't restart my computer, I would solve the problem with reinstalling XP again, but from this time it says it could not copy his files.

With the Windows XP 64bit, have you installed and run it ok before? 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 Michael A.

All I got was CrC errors, somehow I forced it and installed, but having minor porblems.

Thanks guys, Matt. I have found theses on a similar subject to my own, and want to use their references with my own text and a similar flow. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and I think this is because the DVD DRIVE is the 'Master' or something).

Here was the fix: I made a CD of the aforementioned "Memtest86" memory test utility which in turn identified a ton of memory errors on boot up (the standard out-of-the-box boot 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 So this rules out any problem with:- The CD The CD RW The HDD This leaves My motherboard or my IDE cable? navigate here 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

Might be that disc you are trying to use also. Want to enjoy fewer advertisements and more features? I will try this and see if it helps. It runs really well.

I have setup Raid in the bios so the mobo see's the drives properly. I usually take the suspect drive, put it in another machine, and reformat it there. (This of course after making sure the machine can't boot from the suspect HDD. So I thought why not refresh HDD with new xp intallation cause could not open any of my xcell and word files. Bad disc. 3.

Now it says Copy error: Setup cannot copy the file sam.sp_ Retry or cancel. 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 I put each stick of ram through memtest for at least an hour with no errors. I have a question.