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setup could not read the cd inserted, or cd is not a valid MICROHARD cd

By wildblueangel ·
When tryin' 2 install from 6 xp pro floppies, after formatting hd, reloading said floppies, re-entering win xp setup i received this error from copied xp pro cd. What files do i erase from floppies to override this MICROSOFT ********? I'm out of cd's. Help a jigga in need. peace.

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You might have bad floppies.......

by Peconet Tietokoneet In reply to setup could not read the ...

Get some new floppies, make sure they are HD type, then try this site for your install to floppies:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/mxy6
Hope all works out for you.
Oh by the way, do you have your Windows code with you? If not then you will have to buy a new Windows system disk OR you can buy on-line through Microsoft OR, yet again, buy a external DVD drive, they are pretty cheap now-a-days. If you have the cd with you and it is giving you the error then give it a gentle clean with a soft cloth that they use with glasses. Then re.try the disk again. Good luck.

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