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WXP Problem w/Boot disks

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by signtech, Nov 8, 2003.

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  1. signtech

    signtech Thread Starter

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    I’m trying to install WXP on a partition for a dual OS, I’ve downloaded the 6 boot disks from MS, but in loading the fourth disk I get “file corrupted DMIO. SYS” and it stops the loading.

    Does anybody have an idea on how could be done a little bit easier.
     
  2. svengal1

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    I have downloaded the 6 disks from Microsoft to boot into Windows XP and I did not have a problem besides the amount of time that it takes to load the entire set of disks. Why can't you use the cd-rom to start up the windows setup? I have never run a dual boot system but I don't see why you won't be able to load off of the cd-rom.
     
  3. signtech

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    It will not start from the CD-ROM, how can this done via DOS?
     
  4. svengal1

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    I guess that would be a good reason that it won't load off of the cd-rom.

    I would actually try formatting the floppy disks and run the program to put the win xp boot to the 6 disks and try the floppy again.
     
  5. Triple6

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    Make sure you have the CD-ROM in the boot sequence before the hard drivce in the BIOS.

    If you want try making the disks again - floppy disk are unreliable and die all the time. Use a different set of disks or at least a different disk 4.
     
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