I/O error.... any help GREATLY APPRECIATEDD

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by thanksforhelp3, Mar 9, 2002.

  1. thanks a lot for readin this,

    I recently got windows XP, before I had 98, ( which was MUCH better ), whenever I try downloading programs, game demos mostly .exe files, when I try to run it the installation gets about to 90 or 85 % done then it says

    " An I/O error occured while installing this file. This is normally caused by bad installation media or a corrupt installation file "

    Now,I know it is not the file, because its a popular file, and I have tried downloading it from many places. Maybe is it the bad installation media? is ther a patch to fix it?

    BTW, I have Windows Xp Proffesional addition. I really really really really appreciate any help you guys can give me. I already tried searching on the web, and help directoy both were usless.

    Also this problem occurs with Full version games that I have bought.
    Please help me :)
  2. dejav00

    dejav00 Guest

    make sure all your hardware drivers are updated.
  3. insaNity

    insaNity Guest

    Do they all use the same installer?