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szefob93

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i tried to use my new windows xp prof bootable disk, but it doesnt wanna work!!!

anyone know what should i do???

thank you
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dinkaragg

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it must be giving any error or so!!!! send the full error ..........
min recommended RAM is 128MB
check ur disk also
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thanks for your reply....yes i just made the boot disk with nero last night....i ve got p4 1mb ram.....wind xp sp2...

when i start up the computer---F8---boot fromm cd....and nothing, except black screen and the message:

windows boot faild----------- xp boot error-4???

thats it, any idea!?!? i had/have at least 20 windows cd and i cant boot one except my windows 2000?????

why?
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you didn't mention how you made the boot disk...sounds like a boot sector error on the cd.
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oh, sorry!! i used nero....and a guide for making windows xp boot disk!!!
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Howdy:

Just curious, but why an XP boot disk when XP is self-booting already??

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try changing RAM and then check................Its not the HD, its the memory. get some ram and it would work OK, It was because the memory isn't compatible or corrupted.....
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no, sorry its not a bootdisk! its just the windows xp prof sp2 bootable cd!!! but it doesnt work...........and its a brand new

P4 ASUS P4P800 SE, ATI RADEON 9550, 2x 512 Ram, 120GB HD.....o and INTEL 3.2 MHZ Proc.

so i had to install the windows xp a couple of times, but i used my win 2000 cd then i upgraded for windows xp.....because it doesnt wanna boot from any of my windows pro cd!!?!!??

thanks guys for the help!!! :tazz:
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is it that, now the problem have been sorted out ???
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no, no i still have the problem!!!! my computer doesnt wanna boot from any windows xp prof cd!!! i tried at least 10 of them! sometimes it just a black screen sometimes message: boot error-4???
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ok, you've "made" 10 of them, but what about the original? That yields the same error?
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Pirated/copied XP cd's will NOT self-boot.. Use the original and it should be fine..

If you don't have the original, then you are on your own as we don't support pirated software!!

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NO, i have the original win 2000 and win xp!!!!!!!!! i'll take the computer back tomorrow....so they can fix it!!! :tazz:

thx, guys!!
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