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Hoa Moc Lan

Installation Error

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I ran the WinSetupFromUSB program v0-2-3 on my USB pocket disk and got an error message:

"grubinst.exe could not make a backup of MBR of disk #1". Below is the WinSetupFromUSB.log:

2009/07/18 13:41:18- WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3 started

2009/07/18 13:41:18- OS: WIN_XP Architecture type: X86 ServicePack: Service Pack 3 OS Language: 0409

2009/07/18 13:41:18- Getting USB drives information

2009/07/18 13:41:18- Found USB Physical Disk: Generic USB Disk USB Device -- \\.\PHYSICALDRIVE1

2009/07/18 13:41:18- Found USB Disk Partition: Disk #1, Partition #0

2009/07/18 13:41:19- Found USB Logical Disk: H: File system: FAT32 Bootable: -1

2009/07/18 13:41:19- Found USB Disk Partition: Disk #1, Partition #1

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Target drive selected- H:

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Drive letter of the active partition in selected disk- H:

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Total target size avialable- 38136 MB

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Checking sizes...

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Total source size- 0 MB

2009/07/18 13:41:21- Target space available- 38136 MB

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Checking sizes...

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Total source size- 586.2 MB

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Target space available- 38136 MB

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Windows source selected- E:\WinXP SP3 OneNote Slim

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Source version- Windows XP Professional

2009/07/18 13:41:31- Service Pack- Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3

2009/07/18 13:41:31- AMD64 flag- 0

2009/07/18 13:41:43- Removing TEMP folder

2009/07/18 13:41:43- Checking if grub4dos is installed properly

2009/07/18 13:41:43- grub4dos BS/MBR and files are NOT installed properly

2009/07/18 13:41:43- Installing grub4dos BS/MBR and files

2009/07/18 13:41:43- Backing up MBR of disk #1

2009/07/18 13:41:43- C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3\files\grub4dos\grubinst.exe -s=mbrdisk1-20090718-134117.dat -t (hd1)

2009/07/18 13:41:55- grubinst.exe could not make a backup of MBR of disk #1

2009/07/18 13:41:55- ---------------------------------Program quited -----------------------------------------------

Please tell me how to solve the problem.

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Have you tried installing the program in folder without spaces in path?

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Have you tried installing the program in folder without spaces in path?

No. The name of the folder is "WinXP SP3 OneNote Slim". I'll try installing again with a renamed folder "WinXP_SP3_OneNote_Slim". I think that's the cause of the error. Thankyou.

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I meant WinSetupFromUSB directory.

C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3 -->C:\WinSetupFromUSB

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I meant WinSetupFromUSB directory.

C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3 -->C:\WinSetupFromUSB

The name of my folder is C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3 . There is a space between B and 0.

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Well, how to say it any clearer?! :blink:

Put WinSetupFromUSB program in a directory, which do NOT contain spaces in its path, as you did, in "C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3".

In other words- RENAME "WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3" to "WinSetupFromUSB", or "WinSetup", or "WS" or whatever, but WITHOUT spaces in name. Do NOT put ANY spaces or special characters in name.

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Well, how to say it any clearer?! :blink:

Put WinSetupFromUSB program in a directory, which do NOT contain spaces in its path, as you did, in "C:\WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3".

In other words- RENAME "WinSetupFromUSB 0.2.3" to "WinSetupFromUSB", or "WinSetup", or "WS" or whatever, but WITHOUT spaces in name. Do NOT put ANY spaces or special characters in name.

I'll try again soon.

Thankyou.

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