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Old 09-29-2004, 01:20 PM   #1
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Please help me install XP!


Ok, I really need help here. I have to install XP and my disk seems corrupted, I basically need to know how to create a bootable CD-ROM. I copied the disk no prob with gnometoaster, but the copy doesn`t boot either. Yes I have checked my BIOS settings because my FreeBSD disk boots. Can somebody PLEASE explain how to create a Bootable CD, Ive only got 3 blank disks left and I don`t feel like wasting another one.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 01:22 PM   #2
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in gnometoaster, did you specify that the cd you wanted to make was bootable? look for bootable cds in gnometoaster help or something.... i'm not in linux and don't use gnometoaster, so i can't be more specific. sorry.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 04:33 PM   #3
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In whatever burning software you use, be sure to "burn as iso" or perhaps "burn as image". If you burn as data the disk will be useless.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 05:53 PM   #4
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Not sure why u have to create a winxp bootable cd do u have a floppy drive in which case u can make 6 boot up floppys and install ur winxp cd from those....u can go to ms website to download the floppies
 
  


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