hi, i have an accer laptop.i installed windows 7 on it and now i wanted to install xp on it. but when i put the bootable xp cd even if dvd drive is in highest priority it is not booting. i tried with an external dvd drive this time it booted but after some tine it says no mass storage is found. please help me
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Assembled OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1 CPU Intel Core i3 2120 @ 3.30GHz Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. H61M-DS2 DVI Memory Corsair 2GB x2 (Single-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz) Graphics Card 2047MB GeForce GTS 450 (ZOTAC International) Sound Card Onboard (Realtek High Definition Audio) Monitor(s) Displays LG Flatron E2040T Screen Resolution 1600x900
Keyboard Logitech MK220 Mouse Logitech MK220 PSU uMAX 750 watt. Case iBall Cooling Air/ Fans Hard Drives Western Digital 1 TB
Seagate 500 GB Internet Speed BSNL Broadband Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Waterfox Other Info Dell Studio 15" Laptop
02 Jul 2012
Win7 x 6 PC's
California, Florida, Boston
XP is normally on a CD, not a DVD.
Set CD drive to boot first, or tap the F12 key at boot to get a BIOS Boot Menu, choose CD drive.