Installing xp on an empty hard drive

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henry - Updated on May 28, 2017 at 04:28 PM
Ambucias Posts 47359 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - May 28, 2017 at 05:03 PM
Hello,
I bought a laptop that had windows 7 but I wanted to to down grade it so I boot the xp disk ect.ect.but as I'm installing it says". Cannot copy the file :cmnicfg.xml
"I skiped the 4 other files ,finished ,and then it pops the xp logo ,after that
It says it can't install because of the files I skipped I have no idea what to do so if there's someone out there that knows and tells me I'd greatly appreciate the info. Huge ocean of thanks in advance.

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Ambucias Posts 47359 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,241
May 28, 2017 at 05:03 PM
Hi

Installing Xp is a great mistake, it is not safe. You are asking for problems.

To fix your issue, insert your disk and repair.
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