win 64 install issue

By spechul1 ยท 4 replies
Jan 8, 2006
  1. im currently trying to install win xp 64bit onto a 64 bit msi baord with a amd 64 3500, while installing windows random files cannot be installed, ive tried several times and each time its a different error, any suggestions on to what may be causing this??
  2. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    First off does your cd have any screahes

    Is it a legit copy of x64
  3. spechul1

    spechul1 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its a brand new scratch free legit version, i beleive the problem ahs something to do with the mobo, processor, or mem since it did this while trying to install win xp pro also
  4. monton

    monton TS Booster Posts: 113

    Install x64 problem

    What is the age/condition of the cd drive? Dust? Not the likely culprit but worth checking out.
    I installed x64 on an ASUS a8n-e, AMD 3800x2, with striped raid SATA 2 without a hitch. (thank you thank you thank you) The cd rom was new out of the box.
    I would look at the cd drive first. What is the condition/age of the hard drive?
    All new build?
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    You may be on to something there, I've had the same problem when I had a bad RAM module. I suggest running a memtest on it.
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