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

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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 :)
 

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