Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Tried repair, cannot copy this file, tried new install cannot copy this file F3 abort cause retry does not help. When I have changed the boot order, I reboot. Asus P4C800 >> with Intel P4 3.0Ghz and other stuff. his comment is here
But the obvious suggestion would be to check the CD for defects and/or try a different CDROM/DVD drive. share|improve this answer answered Mar 28 '11 at 21:18 emgee 4,0291426 add a comment| up vote -1 down vote Make sure that your Installation cd/dvd can support your hard drive type If you make a copy of the original cd (or just the i386 folder)and install from that there is no problem. and sure enough it was a case of bad memory. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/
around 20 of them. So I went and tried to update BIOS on Asus Striker Extreme with verson 0901 to 1401. 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 When I google something and click on a link, I...
Generated Tue, 01 Nov 2016 22:23:20 GMT by s_wx1199 (squid/3.5.20) Log in or Sign up PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Setup > Cannot copy files during 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 had a look through the advanced section and found that there had been a frequency mismatch, and my cpu frequency was now set (manually) to 100/33 (before it was 133/33 The 10'000 year skyscraper What is an instant of time?
I suspect that the hard drive on your machine is overdue for replacement if it is the original one and the CD rom drive too. then click enter ..to try again ...that might take you through ...or lead you to Another error ..you continue changing CDs until its done .... Still get the same thing. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/setup-cannot-copy-the-file-while-installing-windows-xp-sp2-251354/ 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.
The newly added RAM was bad and a 2nd replacement 128 MB of RAM worked like a farkin charm. I also tried a different IDE cable, same problem. How do XMP files encode aperture? Perhaps it was wrong.
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 Possible rootkit infection I think. Go to cd %windir%\security 4. I was promptly provided with an RMA and instructions for returning the defective module for a no-charge replacement.
All Rights Reserved. this content I copied the missing files from my computer into the hard-drive of the computer i'm working on. I then get the 'Press any key to boot from CD' message. 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
I'll try to copy the CD, thanks for the suggestion. You should try replacing your system RAM and run the Windows XP installation program again. Sep 15, 2010 #5 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689 +395 I agree with the above. weblink Last edited: May 10, 2016 May 10, 2016 #13 Ekene TS Rookie The best way to fix all problems is to buy two different Windows xp ....probably different year .....when one
Press Shift-F10 to bring up a command prompt 2. 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. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.
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 it's indeed because of my CD. 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 over here Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...
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). Today I was loading XP Pro from a slipstreamed disk for dual boot with W7. The setup starts off by loading files (drivers etc). windows-xp installation setup share|improve this question edited Mar 28 '11 at 21:14 studiohack♦ 10.9k1672108 asked Mar 28 '11 at 6:41 user384636 migrated from stackoverflow.com Mar 28 '11 at 7:04 This question