cannot boot win xp cd

Acer Aspire 4315
August 19, 2009 at 03:07:08
Specs: Windows XP
why my laptop computer cannot boot win xp cd but vista cd can..??

how to install win xp if the laptop cannot boot by win xp but vista can..??


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#1
August 19, 2009 at 05:39:24
As far as I know both upgrade and full versions are bootable; as are all Recovery disks? S is the XP CD a genuine XP CD - or a true/validexact copy of one?

Incidentally, have you set boot option to CD/DVD first; and if so what actually happens when you use the XP cd?


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#2
August 20, 2009 at 00:44:49
ofcourse cd/dvd rom boot 1st.. i found that several computers and notebooks have this problem. sometimes they can boot xp cd but error in finding the hdd..maybe bcoz of sata hdd.. normaly ide hdd dont have this problem..

the cd matter either genuine or not i think no problem.. bcoz ive been used it many times alredy after this problem happen to notebook aspire 4315 i tried to another notebook presario v3828au succeed..

is it about bios problem or hardware.. ??


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#3
August 20, 2009 at 01:29:25
Besides the Vista CD can you access other CDs in this latop?

And without changing anything in the bios... can you still access and boot th Vista CD now?


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#4
August 24, 2009 at 00:40:50
yes.. but slow response..

yes..if cdrom boot fist .. if set to default - yes.. if hdd boot first cannot la..


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