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What are the steps to make win xp sp2 botable cd or floppy (which file i have to copy)

Sir pls tell step by steps

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  • olcowhand Dec 07, 2007

    upgrading from home to XP pro, asks for SP2 CD. Downloaded & burned SP2 to CD, but computer doesn't find the file...but it is on the CD. Do I need to do something special when burning SP2?



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Are you saying you want to boot from the cd?  If so, insert the cd then restart you computer. It should boot into the windows setup.

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Reinstalling Windows XP would be quite difficult. Make sure you have Windows XP installer CD and all the utility hardware driver of your computer e.g. Chipset driver, Sound driver, VGA driver, WAN driver, LAN driver and others. If you do not have the Utility drivers, just download the complete set of utility driver in the internet. Most of them are free to downloads.

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Pls help me sir how i can install window xp in compaq cq62-112tu i tried this fristly it,s copy the xp file aft this it show the error pls tell me


Here's the step you need to do:
1. insert bootable winxp cd in the cd rom.
2. under bios option, set first boot.
3. Then follow the instruction.

If you need more assistance, let me know.


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Integrate SP2 in WinXP CD

Step 1 
Create 3 folders - C:\WINXPSP2 C:\SP2 and C:\XPBOOT 
Step 2 
Copy the entire Windows XP CD into folder C:\WINXPSP2
Step 3 
You will have to download the SP2 Update, which is 250MB.  Rename the Service Pack file to XP-SP2.EXE  Extract the Service Pack from the Run Dialog using the command:  C:\XP-SP2.EXE -U -X:C:\SP2
Step 4 
Open Start/Run... and type the command:  C:\SP1106\update\update.exe -s:C:\WINXPSP1 
Click OK 
Folder C:\WINXPSP2contains: Windows XP SP2

How to Create a Windows XP SP1 CD Bootable 
Step 1 
Download  Code:  Code: 
( no download manager !! ) 
Extract file (xpboot.bin) in to the folder C:\XPBOOT 
Step 2 
Start Nero - Burning Rom.  Select File > New... from the menu.  1.) Select CD-ROM (Boot)  2.) Select Image file from Source of boot image data  3.) Set Kind of emulation: to No Emulation  4.) Set Load segment of sectors (hex!): to 07C0  5.) Set Number of loaded sectors: to 4  6.) Press the Browse... button 

Step 3 
Select All Files (*.*) from File of type:  Locate boot.bin in the folder C:\XPBOOT 
Step 4 
Click ISO tab  Set File-/Directory length to ISO Level 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 chars)  Set Format to Mode 1  Set Character Set to ISO 9660  Check all Relax ISO Restrictions 

Step 5 
Click Label Tab  Select ISO9660 from the drop down box.  Enter the Volume Label as WB2PFRE_EN  Enter the System Identifier as WB2PFRE_EN  Enter the Volume Set as WB2PFRE_EN  Enter the Publisher as MICROSOFT CORPORATION  Enter the Data Preparer as MICROSOFT CORPORATION  Enter the Application as WB2PFRE_EN 
* For Windows XP Professional OEM substitute WB2PFRE_EN with WXPOEM_EN  * For Windows XP Home OEM substitute WB2PFRE_EN with WXHOEM_EN 
Step 6 
Click Burn tab  Check Write  Check Finalize CD (No further writing possible!)  Set Write Method to Disk-At-Once 
Press New button 
Step 7 
Locate the folder C:\WINXPSP2  Select everything in the folder and drag it to the ISO compilation panel.  Click the Write CD Dialog button. 
Press Write 
You're done. 

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How i can make xp proff service pack 2 bootable pendrive, cd,sdcard

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1. Windows Xp installation disk 
2. Access to PC with working CD Cd-ROM DVD drive. 
3. This file solution.rar 

This guide is for people with basic knowledge of PC hardware and system software 
Let's start. 

1. Download solution.rar file 
2. Unpack solution.rar file on drive C, you should have a folder named C:\Dos 
3. Put your pendrive ( at least 1GB) into working PC USB port 
4. Go to the folder C:\Dos and run HpUSBformat.exe file 
- it should auto detect wyour pendrive disk, if not select form the list ( my pendrive is a drive G: ) 
- set other options like on the image below and click start. 

- now you have a pendrive with bootable dos on it. 
5. Copy all other files from C:/Dos to your pendrive. ( you can overwrite existing ones) 
- your pendrive should look like that 

6. Put your Windows Xp installation disk into Cdrom and copy all files from CD to pendrive.


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How to create a bootable xp service pack 2 cd

To create bootable disk follow the steps: 1)Enter floppy disk or cd in your dvd/cd drive. 2)You can create boot disk by using Nero CD Burning software or other software with which you burn your cd or dvd. 3) to create with windows xp go to Or carry out the following steps: Using Windows XP, place a blank floppy in drive A and format the disk. Navigate to the root folder of the system (in most cases this will be C:\) and copy the following files to the floppy disk. Boot.ini NTLDR If you can't see the files, click [Tools] and [Folder Options...] in the Menu Bar of Windows Explorer. Click the [View] tab and click the radio button next to [Show Hidden Files and Folders]. Remove the check mark next to [Hide Protected Operating System Files (Recommended)] then click [Apply] and [OK]. The files should now be visible in Windows Explorer. If the files still cannot be copied, right click each file, click [Properties] and remove the checkmark from the Read-Only attributes. Reset whatever attributes were unchecked after the copy procedure is completed. In addition to the files listed above, check the same directory for bootsect.dos and ntbootdd.sys files. If they are present on your system, copy them to the same floppy diskette. The disk is used as any other boot disk, inserting it into the floppy drive (A:\) and initiating a cold boot. Make sure the BIOS is set so that the A:\ drive is first in the boot sequence.

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