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Feb 17, 2009 #6 kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524 This is a Guide thread No it doesn't matter if it's CD or DVD. i installed grub4dos with the iso of winxp works but also stuck at the BSOD 7B. I used grub4dos to make the usb stick bootable. Aug 3, 2009 #13 sambest19 TS Rookie Hi I got to start editting TXTSETUP.SIF in Section 6A and then got stuck on this bit.... http://pcspeedpro.com/windows-xp/where-can-i-still-buy-windows-xp.html

Now use the Settings gearwheel icon to change the CD-ROM contents to your Windows XP Install ISO file (if you have a ISO which has nLited Mass Storage Drivers added, then Dell optiplex GX 260. Finally, one other issue: Since Windows cannot create a page file on a USB device, it will warn you that no page file exists when Windows starts up. Join the community here. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/how-to-install-and-boot-windows-on-an-external-usb-hard-drive.116114/

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I had the same problem and it worked for me. There are also more detailed instructions here. Any idea? You now want to install windows xp with service pack 3 onto this formatted hard-drive by using a USB device.

You may also... You also have to tell your bios to disarm the floppy, best if you can actaully pull the floppy ide cable from the motherboard to make the bios forget it and Then run USB_XP_FIX.EXE and select the XP vhd file and hit GO. 4. (optional) Boot from the vhd in VirtualBox again and defragment the Windows drive (c:) (and make any other Run Windows Xp From Usb Flash Drive Feb 18, 2011 Windows wants to format my external USB hard drive!

Format the vhd as NTFS. Windows Xp External Hard Drive It makes a fixed size VHD file (min approx 2GB for a full XP OS with no updates or drivers added). Any idea? You are ready to install, but it will take some patience and if it goes wrong, this is not a problem as you just do it again, some people have taken

All rights reserved. How To Make A Hard Drive Bootable Windows Xp TechforHire likes this. For Universal XP don't Install the Video driver. Sep 13, 2009 #18 klokluider TS Rookie Posts: 18 stealthmode said: Are you trying to install the xp sp3 from a usb device onto an already installed ntfs partion with windows

Windows Xp External Hard Drive

Does it make a difference if it's on a CD or a DVD? http://www.rmprepusb.com/tutorials/110XPToGo Next you will want to unpack the .IN_ files by typing in the cmd window:.. Install Windows Xp Usb External Hard Drive You need to know a bit of DOS commands and how to use the command line in windows to change directorys etc, FDISK, plus a few others, but it all went Install Windows On Usb Hdd Installation with CD is no option.

Will this tutorial let me install the **** from a USB drive onto my laptop? this content cabarc x C:\primary\USB.IN_ then press enter. Upon completion of the install, the system will complain once on the first bootup that the pagefile does not exist. Sep 13, 2009 #18 klokluider TS Rookie Posts: 18 stealthmode said: Are you trying to install the xp sp3 from a usb device onto an already installed ntfs partion with windows Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Recognized

Aug 2, 2009 #11 eliyahusegal TS Rookie Windows Updates Does Windows Updates run smoothly? this is correct stealthmode said: how did you format the HDD? I name this folder "edited backup" The reason we are doing this is: If you accidentally enter the commands wrong while repacking the files to their .IN_ format it can ruin http://pcspeedpro.com/windows-xp/who-is-windows-xp.html There is no harm in being sure you have completed each step correctly. 6-A) TXTSETUP.SIF This file is loaded on the initial install step by the Windows XP CD installer.

I also tried this out on my Seagate external USB 2 150GB IDE Hard-Drive and all worked perfectly. Install Windows Xp From Hdd stealthmode said: The error code as you may know is telling you you have an inaccessible boot deviceClick to expand... so if u could help me out that would be great..

Amend the code in the USBBOOT.inf to the following: HKLM,"SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR","DisplayName",0x00000000,"USB Mass Storage Driver" HKLM,"SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR","ErrorControl",0x00010001,1 Basically take the spaces out and it should work ok.

Also why the grub as this is linux? Navigate to the I386 folder, and select the following files: TXTSETUP.SIF, DOSNET.INF, USB.IN, USBPORT.IN, and USBSTOR.IN_. C:\cabsdk\BIN (The following assumes you saved the files you extraced from the iso file to "C:\primary").. External Hard Drive Compatible With Windows Xp But that doesn't...

a max of just under 2 gigs will be nice but not a problemClick to expand... have genuine only xp cd in fromt of you download the three files and place them only on your c: drive of the other computer which has a cd rom and The find uitlity (Ctrl F) Will be your best friend through this process. check over here Sep 14, 2009 #24 klokluider TS Rookie Posts: 18 Not Londen Netherlands stealthmode said: Also what size is your usb stick.

What is the origin and meaning of "to be a square"? In all other cases i get the error before the splash screen. I get value in .sif corrupted or missing, Value 1 on line section [inputdevicessupport] with key hidusb. Open the command prompt and navigate to the folder with your changed files.

You can't take it to a friends house or to school/work and boot a different computer with it without installing it from said computer. Sep 14, 2009 #23 stealthmode TS Rookie Posts: 26 I've also used another comp with networking to install os's but this is not needed as you will be fine with the Two screenshots, dont forget to change the "xx" to "tt": hxxp://i40.tinypic.com/2q1t3wy.jpg hxxp://i43.tinypic.com/15q4uw1.jpg cakeP likes this. This method in outline is: 1.

Apr 23, 2009 #9 brooky TS Rookie Line 3 error snead1992 said: ↑ thanks a alot for post nobardin but i'm having exactly the same problem as killbob...any clues at all?Click Nov 20, 2008 #3 robswe TS Rookie Hi Thanks for a great Guide. i made an image CD was used as a frisbee by my children. Your bios sees the HDD + you have an option to tell the bios to boot from other device, i'e USB device.Click to expand...

What is this aircraft with large pipes at the flight deck windows? If i never put the hp format utility on the server you can google it. Make sure your Windows licenses allow you to work this way though - OEM licenses that come with machines do not allow use in a VM. The error code as you may know is telling you you have an inaccessible boot device which will not then get to the splash screen.