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#1 anujftl


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Posted 19 August 2013 - 11:39 AM

Hello everyone. i am trying to install xp in a system. i created 4 partition in 76 gb unallocated space.everything was fine. all the file copied ,after setup starting windows .it again boot from the dvd drive.still showing 76 gb unallocated space after creating partition. i tried 5 times and the same result.


pls anyone help...

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 12:43 PM

How did you create the 4 partitions?

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Posted 19 August 2013 - 03:03 PM

To install...first boot option had to be optical drive.


To boot from the hard drive...that must be changed to boot from the hard drive, not the optical drive.


Question arising in my mind...why create partitions before installing?  Creating partitions is part of the XP install routine, no need to do it in advance...and sometimes creating partitions in advance may hinder installing XP, IME.



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Posted 20 August 2013 - 09:41 PM

I also agree with opinion of Louis. It is not suitable to partition hard drive before installing. So, be careful with this point next time.

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