I recently upgraded the hard drive in my Dell Xps 410.
I installed Windows Xp pro with the Cd that the system brought.
Only that when i tried to install the drivers and utilities using the Cd that came with the system, when I tried to unzip the files I got the following message.
An error occured while unzipping.
One or more files were not successfully unzipped, The error code is 150.
Now I even went as far as downloading from Dell the drivers ( same problem).
I even had them send me new Cd/Dvd for my system.
Same problem, the error code 150.
Now my question is what is wrong and what can I do to fix this.
I even tried to format the hard drive in order o start with the HD clean, But I can't even do that.
Please anyone what can I do?
Just groping here. Try downloading WINRAR. I think thats the program that unzips the files. Hope it helps..........
Model: XPS 730
Operating System: 32bit Windows Vista Home Premium
Processor: Core 2 Duo E 8400 3.0 GHZ @ 3.6 GHZ
Graphics Card: Dual 768MB 8800GTX in SLI
Monitor: Samsung 22”
Memory: 4 Gigs Stock Dell Memory@1067
Hard Drive: 750 Gig Sata Drive
Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme
Power Supply: 1KW Power Supply
Other Components: Lightscribe Burner
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I tried several time and continued to get the same error message when unzipping some drivers for my Dell Lappy. I decided to try using the desktop as the destination location for the unzipped files and it worked!! Perhaps the drivers folder (directory) was set as read only... I don't know... I just know that this worked. I did my install and my driver installed fine.
I got this when my drivers were installing to the system reserved partition (with only 100Mb of space). It was not unzipping correctly because the partition was full. I changed the location to the larger partition and it installed properly.
I was getting this code whenever i tried to run a self-extracting driver software.
In my case i have win 7 on C drive and win XP on F drive. I was trying to install my graphics card driver in XP but i kept getting this error150 message.
I noticed in the dialogue box that it was trying to extract the driver to the C drive. Which isn't where i wanted it to go.
So i used winrar to extract the Self extractor driver file to a folder of my choice (I used F drive)
There were many files extracted and one of them was a Setup file, so i ran the file and it installed the driver to my XP on F drive. Job done!
So i presume from this that if your OS is installed on a partition other than C drive, these self extractors will fail because they are designed to extract to the C drive.
Hope this helps somebody else because this has been rather frustrating to solve!