Windows Vista forum: New laptop - error 0x8007001B with Vista inst

by: tturcic April 4, 2009 3:27 AM PDT

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New laptop - error 0x8007001B with Vista inst

by tturcic - 4/4/09 3:27 AM

Hi, I bought a new laptop, with completely clean Hard disk. I first installed Windows XP, but seeing as I need to manually download ALL the drivers, I decided to install Vista Ultimate x64, which is also able to fully use my hardware compared to 32-bit XP.

Problem occurred after "Expanding files". I would get following message:

"Windows cannot copy files from D:\Sources to C:\$WINDOWS.~LS\Sources. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error code: 0x8007001B"

I tried formatting with WinXP setup (by ejecting CD after format procedure), but same problem happened at same stage of Vista installation. Next thing I could try is formatting with Vista, but I don't know how it's done.

Or, there is a different solution to this problem?

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