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I'm working on a Dell Dimension 4700 and it needs a clean copy of XP. I can't get the PC to boot from disc for anything tried everything I can think of. The disc is good used it before it has to be the drive is my conclusion.

Let me get to the point for the life of me I can't find a article that actually explains how to make a USB flashdrive/ external HDD boot able to install an OS. If anyone could give me some advice or post an article.
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You could try this.
http://komku.blogspot.com/2009/09/wi...indows-xp.html
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BSOD

Try tapping F12 when booting to see if you can get into the Dells boot menu
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Said NTDLR is missing

@mbudden

been there still doesnt boot O_o
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