|Try giving the CD a wash with warm, soapy water, then dry it thoroughly (being careful not to scratch it). For some reason, Windows XP install disks don't get along well with dust or dirt. In all my years of popping CD's into computers, I've never had this problem with anything, other than (genuine) Windows XP disks. Heck, I could leave my Windows 98SE disk in the bottom of the birdcage (I don't know why I would), and it'd still work.|
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