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Reinstalling XP without floppy or CD Drive

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Reinstalling XP without floppy or CD Drive
  

I want to reinstall Win XP on my system but the only problem is that it doesn't have any floppy or CD Drive. So my question is how can I reinstall XP? Any solutions other than buying floppy or CD Drive. I am having the original CD with me.

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There is no solution other than either borrowing or buying an external CD drive and just plug it in. Use your CD and get XP installed on your system.
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How can I use external USB CD drive as there is no option to boot from USB on bios mode?
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There are some USB DOS-mode drivers floating around. You can use one of them to boot from USB if you don't have this option.
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I think you need a systems administrator who knows these all stuff and who can help you to get the things done.
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Originally Posted by Dutta View Post
There is no solution other than either borrowing or buying an external CD drive and just plug it in. Use your CD and get XP installed on your system.
Yes, you do need a XP PRo CD (not a restore disc as sometimes supplied) to repair windows.
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