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Nov 24, 2008 10:48PM PST

Built recording studio computer. Mobo Intel DP35 DP, Intel Core2, 4 GB ram,Geforce video card, M-Audio Delta sound card, Windows Xp home w/SP2 Had troubles with screen going blank every 15 minutes. Replaced screen, and video card and finally removed hard drive and formatted it to remove every thing including OS.
Reinstalled HD and attempted clean install of WinXp Cd w/SP2
In the middle of install I get error ?setup can not copy the file ?PLUGIN.OCX?
Any ideas ? on how I can complete install of WinXP?

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I've seen that. Causes I found are....
Nov 24, 2008 11:01PM PST

1. The owner had supplied a pirate XP CD.
2. The CD was defective.
3. The ram had failed.
4. The CPU heatsink didn't have heatsink compound.

There are others but these were the most common causes in the past 5 years.

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Oct 29, 2009 4:06PM PDT

Try to use usb CD ROM and disconnecting your internal cdrom or dvdrom and try to boot the cd from usb. Mine is work perfectly.

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Did you notice the date of that first post?
Oct 29, 2009 8:34PM PDT

I would assume that poster has moved on by now.


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Same Problem
Nov 12, 2013 3:44PM PST

I am having the same problem the install stopped at PLUGIN.ocx from what I gather the XP PRO cd does not have that file on it. So... I downloaded it onto a cd and the laptop does not recognize it on the cd. I'm at a loss because I don't know how to get the file into the computer. there is not an operating system on the hard drive. and I am really just a beginner so im not understanding your solution "Try to use usb CD ROM" is there a way I can get the computer to recognize the file I burned on a cd? thank you

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Cross posted.
Nov 12, 2013 4:08PM PST

This old discussion is closed because you have a new top post.