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Old 04-13-2008, 01:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The install stops because setup can't find a file. I swap CD's and it finds it, continues, then stops again. Swap CD's, it keeps going. Stops again. Is this a bad CD drive or bad CD's?
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Have you checked for scratches on the CDs? A bad drive shouldn't give you a files missing error. Generally it just stops and freezes the install. I'm going with bad disks on this one.

They burned or official copies?
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Bad disks, someone forgot to verify the sectors
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Both burned. One is pretty new nLite burn and the other is fairly old. Looks like it's a RAM issue though. Memtest returned some errors. That'll teach me to run all tests before installing.
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Usually when I have RAM errors during an install it will just BSOD and not say files are missing. Maybe it's both lol that sucks
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Could be I guess. Anyway I got it going. I will make some new CD's tomorrow.
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