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Error code 4

By bugoo ·
When attempting to install a fresh copy of windows XP on my computer it gives me one of two error codes and forces a restart right after it asks if I want it to detect anything. The error codes it gives is either code 4 setupdd.exe not found, or error code 7. Also, i have tried 3 differant CDs so I know its not the CD. Any ideas?

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by rindi1 In reply to Error code 4

Did you try another CD Drive?

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by willcomp In reply to Error code 4

I'm not sure where in the installation process you are when error is received. The only steps I recall in early setup that ask for input are F6 driver screen and license agreement.

Are you past partitioning and formatting hard disk?

Does error occur during or after file copy process?

Need to know what step (in terms I can identify) where error occurs during installation process.



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by Omnicef In reply to Error code 4

Do you have a Silicon Graphics workstation by any chance? It seems these need a special install disc. Here is the link in case I am guessing correctly.

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by imbhoffman In reply to Error code 4

I had the same problem
I had made some changes in hardware. I went back and change out memory, made sure that matching pair on memory. Everything started working again. I had tryed many different CD's, hard drives ect...

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by razakvv In reply to Error code 4

Actually i don't have idea about this question, myself some times i face the same problem.

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by amol_00say1 In reply to Error code 4

in your system if there are 2 rams plz check both ram independently. may be one of the ram in system may not working properly.

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by samuel_molefe In reply to Error code 4

hey buddy..
try remove the cmos battery..switch on the give u the time & date error...switch of the machine and put back the cmos battery and try installing....i did it once and it worked...pls reply to me if it

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