Posted 26 April 2016 - 06:19 AM
I'm not sure about your problem. If it would help, there is Hiren's Boot CD with a lot of included tools and a Mini XP version. You can boot this XP version from CD, but you cannot install it.
Self-built PC, Lian-Li PC-A70B, GA-EX38-DS5, Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz, Leadtek 9600GT, Kingston 4GB DDR2, Enermax Galaxy 850W
Vista Ultimate SP2 32bit, installed 2008, Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA)
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit, installed 2016, Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD)