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cannot copy driver.cab file, installing XP on new hard drive

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#1 kbctrading


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Posted 27 March 2011 - 06:06 PM

I have an XP disc I've used several times without any problem, I bought a factory refurbished IDE hard drive for a laptop, and after formatting the drive, when copying files, 1 can only get to 17% before it stops, and I get a box that pops up which says:

Setup cannot copy the file: driver.cab

I retried, I reformatted the drive, I swapped out memory with a machine I am using at this moment to type this, I keep getting the same results. Any ideas?

It's an older HP Compaq nx9010.


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#2 noknojon


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Posted 27 March 2011 - 07:33 PM

I have an XP disc I've used several times without any problem,

Hi -
I assume by this that you mean that you have attempted (successfully) to reinstall your own system (on your original computer) -
Are you now using a pre-purchased (alreay installed) XP CD on another computer, or is this a new CD on another computer -
Is this the CD for this once installed laptop , or are you trying to "double install" with an old CD , That is not for this computer -

Thank You -

There are thousands of different cab files you can download, you need to say what you are looking for.

Edited by noknojon, 27 March 2011 - 07:47 PM.

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