Installing Windows XP if Problems persist.


Creating your bootable USB key:

Things that you need:

  • A USB key (capacity: 1 or 2 GB)
  • A Windows XP CD (official version)
    – Can be mounted through ISO Mounting Tools (PowerISO, NERO, Daemon Tools and etc ).
  • A PC with a CD player and a USB key (NO NEED FOR CD ROM)
  • The WinSetupFromUSB software: http://www.datafilehost.com/download-109e97af.html

You need to make sure that:

  • Your USB key is bootable
  • Your machine allows you to boot from your USB key (check the BIOS)
  • Your key is fast enough to avoid delays during installation of the OS

Installing XP

Once downloaded, run the installation software and follow the installation wizard. At the very end of the installation, the software will launch.

  • Insert your Windows XP CD into the CD ROM drive and click Browse
  • Enter the destination path on the PC
  • Select your CD ROM with the Windows XP in and click OK
  • Click Refresh and then go to the small arrow just to the left and select the USB key that you used to boot XP
  • Select Fixed
  • Ciick Go to begin the procedure
  • Once the process is complete, close the program

Installation process: 

  • Connect the USB key to your computer and enter the BIOS
  • Set your BIOS to boot the PC from the USB key
  • Once done, save and restart your PC
  • Here, you’ll have two lines in the GRUB menu
  • The first is to select the startup of the installation procedure
  • The second line will be for the rest of the installation and the first boot of Windows XP
  • Therefore boot on the USB key until Windows XP is fully installed
  • Follow the installation instructions as for a normal installation
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