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using laptop cd to install WinXP on Asus eee

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by plschwartz, Apr 14, 2008.

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  1. plschwartz

    plschwartz Thread Starter

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    I have an Asus eee laptop,on Linux which has no CD player. I also have a legal copy of Win XP which I want to install on the Asus, I do not have an external CD
    My Dell laptop with CD has win XP.
    How can set my laptop to act as a CD source for the Asus XP installation.
    Thanks
    Paul
     
  2. mozzacajun

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    Magic? I think either investing in a USB cd type drive or, IF possible, In the days of windows 95/98, you used to be able to copy the install folder to a formatted bootable drive, boot to it and run the setup from the HD. Can't say I've done it recently, but maybe someone on here has or knows if it is still a viable option. It would involve moving the laptop hd into the one with the cd drive.
     
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    Thanks DH :)
    And also m'cajun
    Paul
     
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