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Installing windows xp

by smo1898 / January 8, 2014 9:03 AM PST

Is there a way to install Windows XP on a laptop that doesnt have a cd/dvd drive using my xp disk and another laptop and a usb cord?

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No supported way.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2014 9:58 AM PST
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You can research the internet but no one seems to want to help you do that.

Why do this? The end is near.

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Some laptops . . .
by Coryphaeus / January 8, 2014 11:04 PM PST
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will boot from a USB port if there is a bootable device attached. By this I mean get an external USB CD/DVD drive and connect it to the USB port on the laptop. Insert the XP disk and reboot. You may have to go into the BIOS to configure booting from an external device.

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