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I searched for this, because I was sure it was a common error, but I cant find anything. Im sure I am missing something very simple but...
I d/l'ed the four files for mandrake on their official page, three of them with cd1, cd2... and so on... in the file name. I burned each of these three files onto three separate cd's.
Then I put cd1 in my d: drive, restart my computer, and windows loads as normal. I was expecting for the cd to load an installation screen (without xp loading), just like it does on my XP system restore disk.
What am I missing?
also, if I want to set up a dual-boot system for XP and mandrake, will the installation cd do that for me, or do I need to partition beforehand?
since you're running xp, try using nero instead. Navigate the downloaded .iso files and open them with nero (right-click and open with). You can even just start up nero and there should be an option to open cd images. then burn it.
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