Boot failure in XP without disk

By spethstation
Mar 1, 2010
  1. My brother just moved and got his computer hooked back up. Now when we start it it tells us there is a boot failure and to insert a disk. I fiddled around with BIOS settings and changed it to disable the floppy drive to bypass it but that didn't work. Thinking there were just loose cables that weren't connecting I opened up the back but everything seems okay. The problem is, my brother does not have the disk and I'm not sure how to fix it without it. Any suggestions?
  2. mak50

    mak50 TS Rookie

    its not possible without XP disk.
    you try to buy or atleast borrow from friends.
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