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XP Boot Disks

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I am trying to create the boot disks for XP and I have followed the instructions to the letter but I keep getting the message that the file won't fit on the disk (yes I know I need 6 of them :tazz: ) and inserting the next disk at that message doesn't work. I have an old pc which had ME but was wiped. The disk drive won't read the CD which is why I am trying the boot disks.
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use fresh, new floppies

Floppies degrade over time and may not be completely writable
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Where are you making the disc from?
are the disc you are trying to copy to new or reformatted disc so that they are blank?
try this site www.bootdisk.com
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Win98 and ME don't cope with files larger than the single disk. You'll need to use an XP machine, or better yet, a cd-read/write to make disk(s).
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