Bootable disk

By rajan62 ·
an any one tell me how to make bootable disk (cd) for windows xp operating system.

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Try this

by Jacky Howe In reply to Bootable disk

Create a Boot Floppy Disk with a Windows XP-Based Computer
1. Format a floppy disk by using the Windows XP format utility. For example, with the floppy disk in the floppy disk drive, type format a: at a command prompt, and then press ENTER.
2. Copy the Ntldr and the files from the I386 folder on the Windows XP Setup CD-ROM, Windows XP Setup floppy disk, or from a computer that is running the same version of Windows XP as the computer that you want to access with the boot floppy.
3. Create a Boot.ini file (or copy one from a computer that is running Windows XP), and then modify it to match the computer that you are trying to access. The following example works for a single-partition IDE drive with Windows XP installed in the \Windows folder, but the exact value in the [operating systems] section depends on the configuration of the Windows XP computer that you are trying to access: [boot loader]
Default= multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows

[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\windows="Windows XP"

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by pcGregRu In reply to Try this

who has a floppy drive these days? tried this but it wanted to write to the a-drive only. how about a boot cd?

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All sorts of systems have floppy drives.

by seanferd In reply to floppy?

Any system running XP really should have one (not that they all do).

That's how Windows works to make boot disks.

So, why not

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As near as I can tell

by rtillx4 In reply to Bootable disk

By having the same problem and searching high and low, there is nowhere to download such a disc. The only way is if you have a full XP CD which I am sure you have found if you have done much looking. I am going to look into the linux software that will allow startup and access to files and folders on my Windowless laptop. I think they named it windows so you would know where to throw it out. lol

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