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i didnt understand...........
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The XP cd itself. Check it for dust, dirt and scratches.
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so what may be an alternative for this problem?
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Did you check the XP cd?
The cdrom may not be initializing soon enough.
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suggest me a way to get rid of this problem
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A different XP installation disk of the same type you have there.
Replacement of the cdrom drive itself.
Test the cd in another system to see if it works when booting up.
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i just checked the boot priority order its first is cd rom,second is hard disk,third is disabled..

and mine is a internal cd rom..


Jut for checking go to the BIOS again and see if you can set the boot order for the CD-ROM in all the tree options, some bios allow you to do this if you can only reorder the entry's then disable all except the first one for the cd-rom.

Just for the record in my work I came across with several CD-ROM drivers that lost the ability to boot they just read the disks fine in windows but no boot!
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Are you still having problems with your issue?
It has been 28 days since your last response and I was wondering if the issue has been resolved?
If so can you explain how it was resolved so others may be able to fix it if they have the same issue.
If not please let us know and we can continue with helping you to resolve the issue.
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Sorry i didn't responded u all back. really sorry......

:spoton: :spoton: :spoton: :spoton: :spoton:

the problem is the cd itself.... i replaced with another cd and it worked...

thank u one and all............

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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CD as in the drive or the actual cd media? Either way Congratulations. :rockon: for a successful resolution for your issue.

I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed us to assist you with your issue and for your patience.
Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help. :thumbsup: :ph34r:
This issue now appears to be resolved.


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