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westy1

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I have downloaded the windows bootdisk from microsoft website, instead of putting it on floppy's, could I burn it onto CD, then Carry on with my Xp Pro upgade disk.
 

Lonman

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Set your bios to boot to your CD and see if it will boot to the upgrade CD... it should. Then you won't have to do the other.
 

UniSol

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Bootdisk.com has a very good xp bootdisk, tell you CD driver letter and has a little guide to not winxp boot cds.:)
 
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Dick Johnson

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Single boot disk-All windows

Here is a boot disk that will install any windows operating system except NT, and includes W2000 and XP. Works great! Just boot with it in and answer a few questions, and it will install upto a desktop unattended. Partition and format included.

http://www.pchelplive.com/index.php
 

Qumahlin

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I'm with lonman, I find the best bootdisk is just the windows cd, in a few extreme cases it will refuse to boot, but then you can get the ultimate bootdisk which will allow you to fix a few things

and if your drivers aren't NTFS you can just use a old 98 bootdisk...if ya use a 98 bootdisk and you have ntfs drives it won't see them
 
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westy1

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I am useing Windows XP Pro upgrade wich is not a bootable disk.
 

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