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Old 03-25-2006, 08:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a western digital 40gb..it was formatted with windows xp..now for some reason after installing some camera software the sytem went buggy so i decided to reformat and clean it up,it was due anyway..the problem i'm running into is once setup begins i get a messege windows cannot verify C:..i click enter and install continues,but soon after some files will not copy like "dbgeng.dll" i skip but this contiues to happen with various files...now i went back and installed windows 98 and it went through perfectly..what gives? is the harddrive bad..i also removed ram as well as the c-mos battery for a while,i even swith the jumper to other settings..i also get a messege there might not be enough memory to install..but like i said i already had windows xp on before this happen...but it still hangs when copy'n some files.. thanks in advance
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id make sure the cd drive is clean, the cd is clean, or use a windows 98 oem bootdisk to fdisk and format then install
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thanks for responding...i didn't try cleaning the drive but i did do the fdisk when i installed win 98...and i did clean the disk., i even used a backup copy that i have just to be sure it wasn't the disk..i'll try cleaning the drive but like i said win 98 went on with no problems..i used the cd's for that not a floppy bootdisk..but ill give that a try and post back thanks again...turned out to be i needed to change the cd rom it'self thanks alls well now
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