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21.03.2004, 14:44
Operating System: Windows XP
Burning Software: none
Anti-virus Software: Norton Anti-virus 2004, AVG 7.0
DAEMON Tools Version: 3.33

Hi i need help with windows xp professional.
I dont have a CD Burner because im too skint/cheap to buy one but my friend recommended this site and its program saying it can create a 'virtual cd'

my dad is a subscriber to msdn (http://msdn.microsoft.com/) And i downloaded the windows xp professional iso, i put the iso in C:\XP
and the extracted iso to C:\WindowsXP

How would i install xp ? cause wen i tried and it had to do the 'restart' it said it couldnt find the setup files and that really messed up my hd i had to format and install windows 98, But i redownloaded xp, how do i install plz

My system specs:
AMD Athlon XP 3400 3.2Ghz (Clocked at 3.4ghz)
2048mb Corsair xx ddr sdra, pc-3200 4x 512mb
52x Sony cd-rom
ATI Radeon 8900 3d accelerator
GeForce4 5095 graphics card
Western digital caviar se ATA 500gb system drive
Western digital raptor se 74gb ata storage drive
Newlink optical wireless mouse
newlink wireless multimedia keyboard
Soundblaster audigy 5.1 sound card

21.03.2004, 19:57
ok well i managed to mount xp.iso to the virtual drive and so forth
I load it up i click Install windows, It does the verificiation thing to make sure my sys specs are compatible, it says they are and moves on, I select options and then setup restarts pc so it can actually install windows, and when it restarts it says no disc in drive? Why?

21.03.2004, 22:04
Because XP by default has no driver for virtual SCSI controller.
If you install from 98 then you must tell it to copy all files from CD to HDD first.