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Cant install xp on my compaq cq40-108tu laptop..pls help

I cant install windows xp sp2 on my compaq cq40-108tu laptop.. i already flashed my bios to f.11c..i also tried to insert those ahci drivers on my installation disc using nlite.. please help

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Try to use windows xp sp2 with bootable
just make sure it is bootable.

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