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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] windows XP CD won't boot
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Re: [vox-tech] [OT] windows XP CD won't boot



On Friday 14 May 2004 09:51 pm, dylan wrote:
> hi everyone,
> 
> my room mate has a nasty PC that had XP installed on it... he wanted to
> format his HD and then re-install XP from the CD... however the XP installer
> would not let him format his C drive before the install... so he formatted
> the C drive with another boot disk, and not the winXP install cd wont even
> boot....
> 
> does anyone have any ideas on how to make the CD boot, and install his OS?

Is there, um, an error message or anything?

Without more info you're just going to get dumb guesses from
us.  Like maybe the BIOS settings are not supporting bootup
from a CD....

-- Rod
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