dell's windows xp cd

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by xpvista7ubuntu, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. xpvista7ubuntu

    xpvista7ubuntu MDL Junior Member

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    hey mdl people!!!

    i got a windows xp service pack 3 installation cd with my dell netbook!!!

    but i no longer have my buffalo external usb dvd writer!!!

    please guide me as to how i can install the windows xp from the dell cd onto my netbook using a usb flash drive!!!
     
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  2. urie

    urie Moderator
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    Read How to make a bootable USB pen drive

    how are you going to transfer the ISO to USB if you don't have external dvd do you have external cd drive ?
     
  3. bencasina

    bencasina MDL Novice

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    he can mount it with Power iso maybe, and transfer it to usb drive.
     
  4. LatinMcG

    LatinMcG Bios Borker

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    sardu boot makes it work
    and winusb maker seems to be on list.
     
  5. roirraW "edor" ehT

    roirraW "edor" ehT MDL Addicted

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    I'm with urie. He says he has an XP CD, not an ISO image, and he doesn't have an external optical drive.
     
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  6. xpvista7ubuntu

    xpvista7ubuntu MDL Junior Member

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    sorry everybody...my bad!!!

    i also do have a desktop with a dvd writer!!!

    there is a list of software that tito has provided on the page urie provided a link for but i was looking for something more like tutorial!!!
     
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  7. urie

    urie Moderator
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    If you at least look at the links you will find information on their pages.
     
  8. xpvista7ubuntu

    xpvista7ubuntu MDL Junior Member

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    @urie:biggrin:

    you are right!!! i really appreciate your patience with me!!! you...roirra...phasedoubt & all the other mdl people who have helped me out so far!!!

    i am currently trying out rufus...i found it to be the smallest software package...will let you know guys 'bout the results...my feedback might be useful for other newbies!!!
     
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  9. xpvista7ubuntu

    xpvista7ubuntu MDL Junior Member

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    verdict : novicorp win2flash

    the only 1 that got the job done!!!
     
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