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emachine w1700 win xp home edition

By cruzbar ·
I need a start up disk for this emachine w1700 winxp home edition system. Where can I find a download? the system will not boot

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by stroke311 In reply to emachine w1700 win xp hom ...

Try www.bootdisk.com It allways works for me

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by TheChas In reply to emachine w1700 win xp hom ...

If you are looking for the floppy disk to startup your PC for installing Windows, you need to download the file from Microsoft, and create the startup floppy disk set.

There are 4 different versions, so make sure that you get the correct 1.

You can create a bootable floppy from either My Computer or Windows Explorer. Just right click on the floppy drive and select format.

Note: The XP CD is bootable. It is recommended to boot from the CD if you need to re-install XP.

Note 2: If you elect to re-install XP, all of your applications will need to be re-installed along with any Windows updates.

Chas

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by Kumaran In reply to emachine w1700 win xp hom ...

Check the following to download the appropriate boot Disk. This setup when run extracts files onto a set of 6 Floppy Disks.

support.microsoft.com/support/ kb/articles/q310/9/94.asp

As said in an earlier post, it is better to use the Windows XP CD as they are bootable.

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