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Re: Boot error, won't even boot with xp cd

you might wanna check if your XP is a dvd or cd. if it is a dvd your cd drive can not read dvd cd's. if it is a cd than your cd/dvd drive is not working. another thing you can do is to take out your cd/dvd drive and plug it back in. to see if it works. if the drive is working, you can try a different XP CD to see if it is working. if it is still doing the same thing. you might wanna check your hard drive to see if it works.

hope that helps.

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