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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? But, FYI, you can eliminate all the garbage from starting up by going to Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Information. Getting errors such as: "An I/O error occurred while installing a file. Loading... this content

Here are three basic troubleshooting steps which I recommend: 1. When you get there, click on the + next to Software Environment then click on Start Up Programs. An Error Occurred During the Installation of the Device." problem Computer Help Mar 24, 2003 An I/O Error occured while installing a file. More about : install error Anonymous 7 June 2005 08:43:32 Archived from groups: microsoft.public.games (More info?) Hi, "POWER OUTAGE B" wrote in message news:[email protected] | When I try to install "Counter Strike" I get the message "An I/O error | occurred while installing a file.

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In the window on the right you'll see all the stuff that starts up when you start Windows. How large is the installation EXE. If nothing including those 3 steps have resolved the problem so far, here's more basic troubleshooting steps and information including: The Safedisc patch How to check CD for imperfections, and How to Disable Virtual CD rom drives which is described at: http://tinyurl.com/2387c (EA General Support Page) and also: How to Troubleshoot Disc-Reading Issues Error Messages That May Be Caused by Disc-Reading Issues Troubleshoot Error Messages Examine the Disc Clean the Disc Test the Disc in a Different Drive Clean the Drive Test Disc Read with Copy or Xcopy Quit Unnecessary Software Switch the Drive Controller to DMA Mode, and How to Troubleshoot DVD Error Messages is available in this MS Article: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=321641 -- Cheers, Windows XP MVP Shell / User Jimmy S. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

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Tomato Growing?I am finally... Monday, April 08, 2013 6:22 PM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote I get this error sometimes when the download borked up. You can get rid of some of the stuff you don't want. I Googled the error message and found out that it may be a memory problem.

texasbullet replied Oct 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM Loading... Highlight each task and hit End Task. hth #5 r0tt3n1, Jan 18, 2002 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Loading... http://orgias.org/i-o-error/i-o-error-corrupt-installation-file.html I could not get pcmark to install and after this I worked on first try.

Run chkdisk /r from cmd and see if that helps.Regards, Santosh I do not represent the organisation I work for, all the opinions expressed here are my own. This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees and confers no rights. This is normally caused by bad installation media or a corrupt installation file." This error will occur if you have Norton Anti-Virus 4.0 with auto protection enabled at start-up.

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Try clean boot :How to perform a clean boot of Windows 2003 Ifnothing works, try in-place upgrade :How to Perform an In-Place Upgrade of Windows Server 2003 Regards, Santosh I do not represent the organisation I work for, all the opinions expressed here are my own. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums FAQ Error Message Question #5 www.erieri.com Frequently Asked Questions Top Previous Next QUESTION: When I try to run the Platform Library DVD I get the error message: "An I/O error occurred while installing a file. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? corrupt installation file Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by artfirst, Feb 8, 2000.

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Before replacing the CD, try copying it to your hard drive and then run the setup / installation program from there. Activating the network card takes... artfirst, Feb 8, 2000 #1 DougG Joined: Feb 5, 2000 Messages: 4 Let's try re-booting your computer..as it comes up again 1..press F8 and go into safemode. 2..Start..setting..control panel..system 3..At system now click on the device manager. 4.open each + and look for dual installations of object. Reformatting the hard drive and a clean install of XP will give you the best performance.

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This is normally caused by bad installation media or a corrupt installation file. Is there a special tekky way of getting around the problem that doesn't involve me forking out for new memory? Is it a downloaded file? Going by the error message I thought it was a bad disc and got it exchanged but when I try the new disc the same old problem occurs.

A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard 6800 GT Nvidia 2 Gig OCZ performance ram 3500 64 amd 300gb raptor 74gb max diamond (primary) Ran mem test - 0 errors Ran prime95 for 21 hours or so, 100% error free. To copy the CD go to My Computer, Right-Click the CD, Choose "Copy", then Right- Click on your Hard Drive, Choose "Paste". This is normally caused by bad installation media Thread Tools Search this Thread 10-22-2005, 10:51 AM #1 ggtw Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2005 Posts: 3 OS: XP Getting errors such as: "An I/O error occurred while installing a file. Before I took the disc back again I tried installing it on another computer and it worked like a dream.

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