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When I'm trying to install the XP CD every minutes or so it tellm me that "Setup cannot copy the file: kodak_dc.icn." Each time it mentions a different file. have another one for replacement. How to solve this? Sep 14, 2010 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Seems the Cd is damaged or dirty. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/

Last edited: Jun 16, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 #18 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Similar Topics XP can't copy/move some files Jul 24, The first file needed was shell32.dll. After a while it said that it's not enough memory, so I changed the values for the Virtual Memory. 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.

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. In my situation I bought a new Motherboard, New HDD, New Processor and New RAM. This can involve setting a bios option to pretend SATA is IDE, or pressing F6 to install SATA drivers from another source early in the setup. 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?

So I went and tried to update BIOS on Asus Striker Extreme with verson 0901 to 1401. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. I think it was the laser failing in the old drive. recommended you read 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

Another factor is what service pack level is the OEM install at ? Imperatives of derivatives of facere, dicere and ducere How do I amplify a 0-100mV signal to an ADC with a range from 0 to a specific reference voltage? You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. It's easy to believe you have installed XP whereas you have only just started.

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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 As further verification, I added the fourth known bad module to the other three and once again the computer would not properly boot (or, again, shut off). Join Date Feb 2004 Location Clarksburg, WV Posts 239 I got the shell32.dll error once when reformatting also. Sandbox session gets confused across browser tabs I have found theses on a similar subject to my own, and want to use their references with my own text and a similar

If you make a copy of the original cd (or just the i386 folder)and install from that there is no problem. weblink Hope that helps. READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Cheers. ================== Vu Nguyen Powerthink Melbourne ================== Alberto Moreira Mar 24, 2006, 08:45am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: "setup cannot

Gets to 100% nicely. It is really personal preference between NTFS and Fat 32. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? navigate here 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.

Just try retry, or skip if you are desperate, just be prepared for some weirdness later, if it completes the boot. 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. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

However I can install win 98 and Win ME on my machine which is where I am getting confused.

Why is this giving me grief? I cloned the hard disk to a much larger one a few years ago before it showed any problems. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Is there any thing more technical as to why this is happening other than a bad lens or disc.

You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. During the installation, from the cd, it tells me "setup cannot copy file [filename]". 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. http://discusswire.com/windows-xp/i386-error-when-installing-xp.html In the future, around year 2500, will only one language exist on earth?

cause if its any of the big comps, you should be able to get their zero write utility which will zeroize the drive restoring back to factory defaults, also you should Is it better to have ntfs on such a small drive then fat32? Asus P4C800 with Intel P4 3.0Ghz and other stuff. Removed one of the original 128 RAM memory cards and as if by majic a result XP fully loaded.

how did you download drivers from Gigabyte and flash the BIOS when you don't have a operating system? Login now. Sep 15, 2010 #6 Guest Hello Everyone. Memory, CD, optical drive in use and/or connection between optical drive and mobo may be defective... "I know nothing." Cheers.