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Help with installing Windows XP Professional

I need help with installing Windows XP Pro. I have a second computer(But not as good as this one) that has Windows XP, but I don't have the disc. I backed it up onto an ISO, so now when I try to run it it's just like the CD. It starts to install fine, but then suddenly an error comes up when it's at the copying Installation Files stage:

An error occurred while copying file a9krp76y.sys to C:\$WIN_NT$.~BT\a9krp76y.sys.

The File is Missing. Please Contact your system Administrator.

You may choose to retry the copy, skip this file or exit Setup.

*If you select retry, Setup will try to copy the file again(Tried, didn't work)

*If you select Skip File, the File will not be copied(It restarted the computer, but when it started the setup, it said

Unable to find a9krp76y.sys.

Press any key to restart your computer.

And there's an option to cancel the setup(I always end up doing that Sad)

I restart my computer whenever it does that, but it always gets stuck on a different file.
If it's a problem with the CD copy or whatever, can someone tell me where to get that folder so it won't have to be copied?(Whenever I restart my computer, it give me the option of Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Setup(Which gives me the a9krp76y.sys not found error).

Thanks in advance!

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Create a new CDR.

In reply to: Help with installing Windows XP Professional

Try again. It may just read it.

But how did you lose 2 XP CDs? I can understand 1 but 2?


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Re: Create a new CDR.

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I tried. I only lost the only CD I have, but one of my computers is only windows 2000. I tried this around 20 times.
Is there any way that I can just get the whole folder that I need?

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Its one of 2 things.

In reply to: Re: Create a new CDR.

Bad image or a failing CD drive. You can't imagine how many times I put in a new CDRW or DVDRW drive and an error like that vanishes. Next question I hear from the owner is "How can I fix my drive?"

You don't want to hear the sounds from the office.


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Re: Its one of 2 things.

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I ripped the files off of the CD onto my computer, and I'm using PowerISO to open it(I don't want to risk getting the CD stuck in there from the computer not being able to turn on(That happened to one of my old computers, got a cd stuck in the drive))
So my XP disc is ruined?
Maybe it's just those files, I think it would help if I could get a download of the $WIN_NT$.~BT folder(or whatever it's called)

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Oh, that doesn't work.

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Sorry, I see the problem now. No CDR. Some "emulation".

If you feel this should work, talk to Microsoft.


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OS installs..

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You might be able to INSTALL a RETAIL ver. of XP on a second PC..
But if your first PC was a DELL it has an OEM won't install on a second machine..even another DELL won't run it..
I have a Full Version of XP SP2 Professional from New
it cost $$279.00...the BOX has a Part.No./0804 Part No. X10-87160
Its about one year old so far...perfect..
I have had problems w/OS Upgrade CD's..
I like the Full Version so far..
Also/I don't make COPIES of my Software Programs..only the Updates or Drivers go into my Library..OS..Media and Sound Card CD's get taken care of.

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