Problem installing Vista Build 5365 and 5381


K

KS

Hi,

Currently, I am having some issue installing Vista 5365 and 5381 into my
system. My system is configured such that c:\ has no OS installed and is 2
GB, D:\ has XP installed and is 6GB, E: is for Vista and is 10GB. When I try
to install Vista into E:\, everything proceed normally till the "Copying
Windows Files" stage, where the system prompt that

"Setup was unable to locate a locally attached hard drive suitable for
holding temporary Setup files."

Can anyone tell me what might be causing this issue and how to resolve it? I
have no issue installing Vista 5308, 5344. Only 5365 onwards do the issue
surface.

Thanks for any help.

KS
 
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Z

Zack Whittaker

Hmmm... might be a long shot but I've found that most problems with Setup
can actually be fixed by simply copying the contents of the un-ISO'd DVD
onto a folder on the Desktop, running the setup from there.

If that still doesn't work, try a reburn of the ISO perhaps.

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K

KS

Hi,

For Visdta 5365 and 5381, I try to install both of them from within XP and
select the 10GB partition. I managed to get Vista 5365 to install once, but
not 5381.

Regarding the possible requirement for Vista 5381 to need 15GB minimum, is
this confirm? I remember in the past when the installation requires more
space than the partition, the installation would not allow me to proceed. I
will try to change the partition to be 16GB and try again.

Thanks

KS
 
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K

KS

Hi Andre,

Thanks for the advise. I've managed to install Vista 5381 successfully after
changing the partition size to 15GB. Maybe the Vista installer can be more
explicit about the requirements. :)

KS
 
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