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Xp pro install.

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April 24, 2009 6:14:36 PM

I have an older toshiba satilite a10-s127 and I'm trying to load a clean xp pro but can't get it start. any ideas.

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April 30, 2009 10:11:43 PM

What kind of error are you getting when trying to boot?
April 30, 2009 10:21:25 PM

No error message at all, It just doesn't start to load. I tried the CD on my desktop and it wouldn't load there either. Don't have a clue what the problem is.
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April 30, 2009 10:47:28 PM

Are you actually getting to the "Press any key to boot from CD" or does it just sit there. I have a newer Toshiba, and if I press F12 it will give me a boot menu to choose from. Do you have this option?
April 30, 2009 11:34:01 PM

It does say " press any key to continue" but nothing happens. I have tried the F12 and every combo I could think of.
April 30, 2009 11:49:39 PM

Have you ever been able to boot from CD? Since the CD doesnt boot in your desktop, it is possible that the disk is bad.
May 1, 2009 12:03:03 AM

I'm thinking its a bad disk
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