Insatallation of windows xp

By g1 porwal
Oct 31, 2013
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  1. I want to format windows xp. I have windows installation cd. when I boot from cd it appears "boot failure".
    please help me some one
  2. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,416   +77

    Faulty CD drive ? Faulty/scratched/dirty CD ? CD device not set to master (or slave if on same channel as HDD) ? Faulty Motherboard? CD not at top of bios boot order ? Booting from Incorrect channel ? SATA instead of IDE or vice versa ?

    If you post again, please provide more details, like motherboard model, age, memory, type of HDD and CD and how they are connected to the motherboard.
    learninmypc likes this.

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