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Windows Xp Sp2 Errorsboots from the DVD DRIVE. I think this is because the DVD DRIVE is the 'Master' or something). When I have changed the boot order, I reboot. I then get the 'Press any key to boot from CD' message. I press a key and then the Windows setup begins. The setup starts off by loading files (drivers etc). I then press 'ENTER' to set up Windows XP (there is no previous version of XP installed). I then accept the agreement by pressing F8. It now comes to a page with the available partitions. I highlight the C: Partition (NTFS) and press the 'D' to delete it. And then recreate the C: Partition (NTFS) by pressing 'C'. I then press 'Enter' to install Windows on this New, Raw partition. I format the partition. This is fine. Gets to 100% nicely. The problem is the next bit: The Windows XP setup copies files to the Windows Installation folders. It copies so many files but then randomly stops stating that it can't copy a specific file, and asks me to try again or skip. The thing is, I've retried installing it and sometimes, files that can't be copied will actually copy other times I try. One of the files I see quite often is 'pro_seg5.swf'. A lot of the time this file can't be copied, but other times i've tried, it has copied! But a different file pops up i
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Windows Xp Update ErrorsOverflow the company Business Learn more about hiring developers or posting ads with us windows xp sp3 errors Super User Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered Ask Question _ Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and windows xp service pack 2 errors power users. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top What to http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/installing-windows-xp-cant-copy-certain-files.153348/ do if Windows XP install complains about not finding file XXX.dl_ up vote 0 down vote favorite I've ran into a problem recently trying to do a repair install of a Windows XP SP3. By the time it was copying the files, it complained about not being able to find file cmprops.dl_ on the Windows CD. I'm posting this question here with the answer below to anyone having the same problem! According http://superuser.com/questions/657321/what-to-do-if-windows-xp-install-complains-about-not-finding-file-xxx-dl to MS KB818464, these files could present problem: Cmprops.dl_ Licwmi.dl_ Mmfutil.dl_ Servereps.dl_ windows windows-xp installation windows-installation windows-2003 share|improve this question edited Oct 11 '13 at 2:14 asked Oct 11 '13 at 2:07 Daniel Costa 165 1 As per MS KB818464: During the installation, when you receive a dialog asking for any of those files: 1. Press Shift-F10 to bring up a command prompt 2. Run esentutl /p %windir%\security\database\secedit.sdb 3. Go to cd %windir%\security 4. Delete file edb.log (it might be edb00001.log or something like) 5. Close command prompt and press retry - it should work now! –Daniel Costa Oct 11 '13 at 2:13 1 The comment above is the answer, I just can't post it right now (have to wait for 8h before answering my own question) –Daniel Costa Oct 11 '13 at 2:14 add a comment| 1 Answer 1 active oldest votes up vote 0 down vote accepted As per MS KB818464: During the installation, when you receive a dialog asking for any of those files: Press Shift-F10 to bring up a command prompt Run esentutl /p %windir%\security\database\secedit.sdb Go to cd %windir%\security Delete file edb.log (it might be edb00001.log or something like) Close command prompt and press retry - it should work now! share|improve this answer answered Nov 4 '13 at 22:4
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