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Old 11-30-2003, 02:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how to creat startup disk with win XP ?

pls... anyone know?

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Old 11-30-2003, 02:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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winXP does not have a startup disk like win9.x the partitioning and formatting functions are found on the winxp cd. boot up from the cd and you can access it. if you have 2 partitions or hard disks you can use winxp's computer management feature to set up partitions and format including dynamic disks. i am not sure but i think software raid is possible through winxp.

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Old 11-30-2003, 01:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Windows XP does not use a Dos based startup like windows 9X. You have to download the special boot disk from Microsoft and put it on a cd yourself. This is how you boot into the installation process.
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Old 11-30-2003, 06:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You can create the startup disk of winXP. I have read this in a article but I can't remember how to do . And I think you should use the CD to boot up.
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Old 11-30-2003, 10:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I think that there is a way to install the Recovery console, which is sort of like a "Boot Disk". However, you have to know the Admin password to get onto it.

Anyone ever actually found a use for the console? I haven't.
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Old 12-02-2003, 07:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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thx ...all of u

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