HDD copies files slowly

By samad1104
Jan 31, 2006
  1. My PC configuration
    Intel celeron 667
    128 MB RAM
    10 GB HDD
    Mother board - Intel chipset 810 (PC Partner)

    When i start installing windows 98 se. Scaning takes place which occurs very fast and after that when setup starts to copy files for setup to began it happens very slowly (it taks more than 45 min..) to copy these files.

    I checked my hard disk for bad sectors.. using chkdsk, scandisk and there no bad sectors. when i copy files from dos using xcopy it works very fast. Even dir/s command work very fast.

    Can anybody tell me which part of my PC is causing file copy in windows setup to get slow.
  2. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    get over it Windows 98, even SE is gone get a new op system. XP is cheap and will be supported for a very few more years.

    Good luck
  3. samad1104

    samad1104 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Any other solution please..if there is any problem with my MB or CPU
  4. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    what are you trying to install? just regular programs from cds or the os itself or just data but from where to where?
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