Creating boot disks

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  1. quzur

    quzur Active Member

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    I currently have XP Pro SP1 on my system and will be installing XP Home. Do I need the boot disk for pro or home?
     
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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    you're going from pro to home?? uhh...why?

    Oh and your XP disk IS the boot disk but you might need to tell your computer to look to the CD Rom Drive for a boot disk. YOu do that by entering the setup which is usually accessed by pressing delete or escape right as the comp is starting up.
     
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    once I fdisk I wont have the option to hit escape. ive done this before...i just forgot which boot disk i used
     
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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    fdisk is a disk partition utility and does not have any affect on the BIOS. You will be able to access the BIOS after you use fdisk because the BIOS is related to your motherboard and has nothing to do with the operating system. However, accessing the BIOS is different on every computer.

    You should see something like: Press del to enter setup.

    That's how you enter the BIOS.
     

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