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how to start XP setup from GRUB?

by CitrX / October 22, 2011 4:31 AM PDT

Hello everyone.
I'm trying to start Windows XP installation process on laptop with GRUB loader (started from PXE).
I've tried few commands that I found on web, but they are not working.
I have laptop with not working DVD-ROM, no USB boot, with installed Linux Ubuntu 10.10.
Any ideas to start installation?
Best Regards.

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Re: start XP setup
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 22, 2011 6:00 AM PDT

What exactly do you mean with "no USB boot"?
And did you try replacing the DVD-drive?


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I've watched folk battle this for years.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2011 5:30 AM PDT

I pull out my USB CD/DVDRW and finish the task in minutes so you have to wonder how much time it will take the next person to figure out this is a dead end.

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