Microsoft KB Archive/249650
Error Message While Installing Year 2000 Resource CD-ROM
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows 95
When you attempt to install the Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Update from the Microsoft Year 2000 Resource CD-ROM, you may receive the following error message:
An error has occurred copying command.w95.
Ensure that the location specified below is correct, or change it and insert '(Unknown)' in the device you specify.
Copy files from:
If you click Details, you receive the following error message:
The following error occurred: "The directory name is invalid."(error #267).
Source File: C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\IXP000.TMP\COMMAND.W95
Destination file: C:\WINDOWS\OPTIONS\CABS\COMMAND.COM
If you click OK, the messages are repeated. If you click Cancel, Setup continues.
This error message can occur if the C:\Windows\Options folder contains a file named Cabs.
To resolve this issue:
- Rename the Cabs file in the C:\Windows\Options folder to "Cab".
For information about how to rename files, click Start, click Help, click the Index tab, type renaming, and then double-click the Renaming Files topic.
- Create a new folder named Cabs in the C:\Windows\Options folder.
For information about how to create a new folder, click Start, click Help, click the Index tab, type create, and then double-click the Creating a Folder topic.
- Reinstall the Windows 95 Year 2000 Update.
Additional query words:
Keywords : kberrmsg kbsetup win95
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbWin95search kbWin95
Last Reviewed: December 15, 2000