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16bit MS-DOS subsystem issue

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Did anyone encounter this issue? Appreciation in advance!

Replacing an old hard disk, I installed OS Windows XP SP1 for the new hard disk after formatting it with left three partitions. The processes of installation was rather smooth without any mistakes appeared. When finished, I rebooted machine to run Windows XP SP1 for the first time. Unfortunately, a unknowned error happened I have never meeted before. The indication information is following:

Title: "16bit MS-DOS subsystem."
Content: "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CMD.EXE system files can not be proper to run MS-DOS and Windows application programes.Select 'close' to terminate application programes. select 'Close ' and 'Ignore' button."

Why does the error appear for the first run ?

Computer components: 80G Seagate hard disk;
815 Intel chipset
Geforce AGP display
128+128 SDRAM (Two pieces of different Memo)

Due to the two different brand Memo, as I installed the OS during the period of detecting hardwares, the error was reported that some files couldn't be copied from CD. Next step, I removed one of two Memo and left only one piece of Memo on slots. The error disappeared and I could continue to install OS untill the installation was completed.

Thanks a million!
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I believe this error is caused by missing files can you go

Start < Run and type sfc /scannow this will give a blue bar with it goes reboot. This needs the Windows XP CD so have that in you computer before you type sfc /scannow. Form what you have said you about files no being copied form the CD I think that this will fix it.
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