Windows XP Installation - " Press any key to boot from CD.."

By Nultrix
Nov 3, 2009
  1. Hi.

    Im currentling installing XP on my laptop. When i insert the CD into my laptop , the "Press any key to boot from CD.." pops up. When i do so, it freezes exactly on the spot. Ive waited almost an hour for anything to show but its just the "Press any key to boot from CD.." thats there

    Please help me out.
  2. aqua

    aqua TS Rookie Posts: 57

    never press any key when you see that reformat again and start over..
  3. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    Try to change CD maybe your installer is defective. Try to run also Memtest86.
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