How to make your XP bootable

You have installtion of XP on Harddrive? or you have an ISO when burned to CD does not Boot?

Make your own bootable XP CD!


Download bootsector for XP

Extract your XP ISO file with winimage (or ISO Buster) to D:\winxpcd

This article is based on Easy CD creator 5.02b, you can also use Nero but need to run this Registry file first!

Then interpert these instructions for use with Nero!

Start Easy CD Creator 5 Project Selector, select Make A Data CD, Data CD Project

On the filemenu, choose new CD.... and Bootable CD


Boot type set to custom!

Leave Load Segment as it is!

Set Sector Count to 4!!!

Press browse

Locate the just downloaded XP bootsector file, choose open and the bootfiles are added to the lower pane


Select CDproject Properties (see pic)


Set all as in pic!

Set as in Pic




Set as in pic


Now drag your XP setup files (D:\winxpCD) to the lower pane


When done press the Record button


Set as in PIC


Burn baby Burn!



This can also be done with Nero, for that program interpret the Win2k boot CD page along with this one.


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