Windows XP PRO gives weird error: 800b0101

By raz0r
Feb 7, 2004
  1. hello all,

    i search everywere included on Microsoft knowledge base , but i cant find what i need i have the following problem during installing windows XP SP1

    i let him boot from CD-ROM and file copying is going good , pc restarts and setup comes in GUI then before he loads 'installing device drivers' i get the following error:

    Windows was unable to copying files , this is a fatal error (800b0101) be sure that your bios clock and date are correct and try again.

    My bios clock is good and the date also i dont know what to do now :( plz help me

    tnx in the advance

    system specs

    amd duron 1300
    512 MB SDRAM
    QTI mainboard
    80 gig HDD
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Put the BIOS-Date back to any date before 29 May 2002. After succesful installation, set the correct date and that is it.
  3. raz0r

    raz0r TS Rookie Topic Starter

    w00t tnx for the quickreply man :p i gonna try it

    tnx alot
  4. hl2004

    hl2004 TS Rookie

    Thanks. This work for Japanese Win Xp Pro also.
    I got same error code before, and solved as you mention.
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