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If you mean "how do you boot from DVD rom" then enter BIOS and set boot device to DVD rom on all counts. That will disable the hard drive.

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I want to install xp2 in compaq presario cq40, but a blue screen is show


Hello Download the SATA driver for your particular chipset. Then download nlite (just google it). Install it and follow the directions to slipstream the driver into your installation disc. You can also add SP3 and all the drivers you need to it.
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Prepare a Bootable XP Disc installer.
At first go to BIOS Setup to Boot First Priority the CD/DVD Rom Drive.
After that disabled SATA or RAID Configuration. The Bootable XP Disc Installer could not go on when you don't disable the SATA or RAID Connection.
Don't worry that you are thinking it would not detected the SATA HDD by Bootable Disc but it is. Then follow the instruction.
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check the kind of Hard disk if SATA ,,change sata mode to ATA or disable sata mode on bios

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The notebook is preinstalled with a SATA hard drive which needs seperate drivers to be installed inorder to get the hard drive detected. The drivers for the SATA can be installed only by using a floppy drive. As the notebook does not have a floppy drive installed, we can either try disabling the SATA native support in BIOS or install the drivers with the help of a USB floppy drive.
Here is the link for SATA driver:
http://downloadmirror.intel.com/16759/eng/f6flpy32_85.zip
Check the following document to install SATA dirver without using the floppy drive:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/4864999/sata

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