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win 98 to win xp

by jrchappell / November 30, 2004 12:52 AM PST

I have a full version of win xp. I am trying to load it on HP4440. How do I get the computer to boot from the dos prompt?

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set bios to boot from cd
by Mark5019 / November 30, 2004 12:54 AM PST
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but relize you will lose all info from 98

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Re: win 98 to win xp
by jackfrost64 / November 30, 2004 1:12 AM PST
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First, Xp is not installed from a dos prompt. In the bois set the boot order so it boots from CD, then restart and Follow prompts. XP will format and install itself. Hope this helps.

Richard

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Re: win 98 to win xp
by jrchappell / November 30, 2004 11:21 PM PST
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Thanks for all the help. I have tried to adjust the order in the bios and it will not boot from cd. I have attempted to copy the files to floppy and get an error saying it does not match the system files remove and hit any key to continue.

I am very frustrated with this. Is there another way?

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What to expect...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2004 1:16 AM PST
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