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Cyclic Redundancy Check error when installing XP

Hi, when i go to install XP i get the cyclic redundancy check error everytime. I've tested the memory(RAM)  and i know it's not the disc or cd drive because i've tried several of each. Also, my hard drive is fairly old and low capacity (30GB). Help on this error would be great.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Irwin W.

I would think you need to try a different hdd as you have mentioned it is fairly old.  It may have a bad sector or two.

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Have you replaced the cable to the cd drive.
some more info on CRC errors

either a bad hard disk or bad installation media.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

sorry...or dirty optical drive

i wiped the hard drive totally clean using seatools and it worked after that. thanks anyone who said something like that.

tx ! and have fun !
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