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troubleshooting Question

Why do I get iastor.sys error?

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DoctorK12008Flag for United States of America asked on
Windows XP
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I tried to reinstall Windows XP from the Dell-supplied CD but I get an error that says:
"The file 1astor.sys was not copied correctly.
The file setup placed on your hard drive is not a valid windows xp system image.
If you are installing form a CD there may be a problem with the Windows XP CD
To retry press enter
If you continue to receive this message contact your windows XP supplier or system administrator.

If I ignore this file, it pops up the name of another.   If I keep ignoring these files, the installation fails.