+ 0 Votes You are not making any sense... Peconet Tietokoneet-217038187993258194678069903632 5 years ago 1). I do not want my usb flash drive to be a bootable?. 2). But an actual install medium?. Well if you DO NOT want your flash drive to be bootable how the **** are you going to load XP? Let a lone having it as a install medium. You better get a DVD drive and then do it from there. It is like saying "i want a printer but i do not want to buy paper". Well something is going to have to give, you are going to have to give out some cash and buy the DVD drive. Period. Welcome to computers. Please post back if you have any more problems or questions. If this information is useful, please mark as helpful. Thanks.