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Booting a windows XP recovery disc from a flash drive or external hard drive

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Last response: in Systems
January 20, 2012 4:04:22 AM

I need a flash drive but i dont know what kind,,when my computer turns on it goes to the windows.xp loading window,when that goes off a quick blue screen flashes,i was told i need a flash drive to fixs the whole computer! Help please!

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January 20, 2012 5:13:54 AM

Is there something wrong with the recovery CD? If not, use that. You do not need a USB stick unless the machine was set up with some sort of security key via USB.