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I don´t have internal cd, only external(usb)

Hi! I want to erase the harddrive and use xp, but i can´t boot with the external cd/rw. I bought it with only the floppy-drive.
I can´t find anything in settings before windows starts.The big problem is that I can´t log in on the harddrive to activate the usb cd/rw.
Do you know what to do? Do I have to buy a new harddrive or internal cd?
most grateful for any responses or ideas, I´m stuck.
greetings from Rilla_33

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You will need an internal CD drive for the machine in order to load XP. If it doesn't recognize the external in the boot menu, then there is no setting to get it to.

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