"The cabinet file ‘media1.cab’ required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used" (Windows)

  • Live Versions: All
  • Operating System: Windows


This error may appear when unzipping the Live installer file on Windows. This could happen if you downloaded the installer file directly onto a USB pendrive, or external hard drive.


Download the installer to your computer's hard drive directly (not onto an external drive).

In case the computer where you want to install to has no internet connection, download the installer file first to the internet-connected computer before transferring it to a pendrive/external hard drive.