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Unable to copy files to cd after SP2 upgrade on XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by nielsorj, Sep 15, 2004.

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  1. nielsorj

    nielsorj Thread Starter

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    I recently downloaded the SP2 upgrade for XP and am no longer able to copy files, most notably image type files (.JPEG) and also MS Word/Excell files (.doc, .xls) to a CD using the native XP copy function. I haven't realy tried to copy other file types. SOME files will copy but many will not. The message received is " Windows encountered an error when trying to copy this folder. What do you want Windows to do? " Looked on Microsoft pages but was unable to find any discussion or fixes there. Any suggestions? Where to start looking for the problem?

    Ron
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

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    Interesting, the only remotely close documentation is for some types of .doc or rtf files.

    I've made the registry edit and for SOME .doc files (not all) I am still left with this error:

    Hit yes long enough and eventually the text portion of the document will open, but without the graphics.

    I don't seem to have a problem copying normal jpegs though.
     
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