Win XP Install from DOS

  ckeating 21:37 17 Jan 03
  ckeating 21:37 17 Jan 03


Could anyone please tell me how/if it is possible to install Win XP (Professional) from DOS.

I want to reformat my hard drive but I have never been able to load setup in DOS.

Before I've had to reinstall Win Me and then install XP over that but I've lost me Me disk.

I think I remember reading a solution in a quite recent PC Advisor but I can't find the letter in any magazine I've kept.

Thanks for any help.

  DieSse 21:44 17 Jan 03

You don't need to install from DOS - you can install directly from the XP CD. Simply set your system to boot from the CD, and follow the on-screen.

  Djohn 21:48 17 Jan 03

ckeating, I don't use XP, but I'm fairly sure that once you have formatted your drive then XP will load from the CD, as long as you have Your CD drive set to first bootable disk in BIOS, rather than floppy.

  Djohn 21:50 17 Jan 03

ßéŁâ, good timing, DieSse, sorry, didn't see your post as I replied.

  powerless 21:51 17 Jan 03

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