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Hey,
Having a problem installing windows xp. I just bought a new pc and i
am trying to install windows but after the disk formats and is setting
up windows a msg comes up saying that cannot copy file.xxx. I change
the hd and rom drive and tried a few different cds and same thing
happens. Is it ram?, if not what else can it be and how to fix?

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Is it a retail version of Windows XP, or an OEM version which cannot be installed to any
system other than the one it was delivered with?
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"DAMD" <UseLinkToEmail@WindowsForumz.com> wrote in message
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> Hey,
> Having a problem installing windows xp. I just bought a new pc and i
> am trying to install windows but after the disk formats and is setting
> up windows a msg comes up saying that cannot copy file.xxx. I change
> the hd and rom drive and tried a few different cds and same thing
> happens. Is it ram?, if not what else can it be and how to fix?
>
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To rule out if it is the CD copy the full directory to the hard drive and
install from there.




DAMD <UseLinkToEmail@WindowsForumz.com> wrote in news:3_1755821
_c6b0e30f8950567cf875097f4ce47f8f@windowsforumz.com:

> Hey,
> Having a problem installing windows xp. I just bought a new pc and i
> am trying to install windows but after the disk formats and is setting
> up windows a msg comes up saying that cannot copy file.xxx. I change
> the hd and rom drive and tried a few different cds and same thing
> happens. Is it ram?, if not what else can it be and how to fix?
>