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Windows 7: Can not install windows XP from windows 7 GUI

25 May 2012   #1
microbillgates

MS Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Can not install windows XP from windows 7 GUI

When I try and install windows XP from windows 7 I get this error

I have copied the cd content from another computer and placed it on a USB drive.
Also i tried reinstall XP from this USB stick on my other computer and it reinstalled just fine


So is there any workaround this without buying a usb optical drive?


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25 May 2012   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

You must burn the XP ISO to CD using ImgBurn or write to flash stick using Win2Flash, boot it to install.
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