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Boot problem my notebook won't start with an xp os... need to fix it but won't boot thru an external cd drive (there's no internal drive by the way).... can anyone suggest what to do? i've tried F2, F8 and F10 and selected boot source but still won't work.... please help me, i need this for my studies...thank you PROBLEME INSTALLATION XP BLOCAGE 34%

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You may need to reformat you hdd. Is the fdisk operation something you want to try. You can set up partitions and install os to a particular partition. Just a thought.

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You want to save your data with out Format all thepartition ,download hiren boot, from the bellow link.
http://www.hiren.info/bootcd-on-usb-disk

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