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Help with booting from disk for winXP


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I currently have windows 7 on my computer, and it has been nothing but problems for me. I am unhappy and i would like to have xp on my laptop. I recently recieved a dvd with the iso file for xp sp2. Now when booting from the disk, i already went in to bios and set cd/dvd to the number one spot. But, most of the time it either just loads windows 7, or it thinks for a bit, and then displays that the media test failed, and that the process has ended. After, windows 7 loads. Can anyone please help me solve this issue. All i want is to have xp on my system. Thx ahead of time.
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You will probably need to wipe the hard drive and then try installing XP on your system. Most likely windows will not let you install a earlier XP system over it. It also may be that the ISO is not burned as a bootable DVD.

You might read this on bootable DVD's.

http://www.howtohave...setupdisk.shtml

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