None takenWolfeymole said:Your explanation to the post is quite concise Metaphoric, however I feel you miss a couple of points regarding a new install.
For a start you need to tell TB that he needs a fully working version of XP, he may construe "You need an XP disk" as a boot disk or a recovery disk.
Regarding entering the Bios the statement appertaining to the boot sequence as "it's in there somewhere" is not precise.
It's under Advanced CMOS Setup.
I have just been in the Bios and once I get into the advanced section all help (to a inexperienced person) dissapears.
You perhaps could have mentioned that, to change settings you may have to press Page Up/Down, (these options may have been overlooked on the main page)
You mention to press any key to boot from the cd in the first instance but fail to mention NOT to press it again when xp reboots.
I'm not having a go Met so please don't take offence.
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