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How to install windwosXP pro with an external USB cd-rw? since the original windows on the HD was damaged and can not boot any more.

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HI,
1. You need to connect the USB optical drive to the laptop.
2. Restart the laptop at the Dell logo screen press the F12 key a couple of times
3. You would see the one time boot menu.using the down arrow is select USB
4. Insert the windows xp cd in the optical drive
5. Press the space bar when you see the message "Press any key to boot from the cd"
6. Follow the screen prompts after the same.

In case you need more help on how to reinstall the OS . Please revert back

Thanks
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Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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