Insatallation of windows xp

By g1 porwal
Oct 31, 2013
Post New Reply
  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: 2,431   +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.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...