omnibook xe2 DD F1772W with win XP (334 Views)
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omnibook xe2 DD F1772W with win XP

Hi ,
I done format FAT32 the HD of this laptop, because was working not very well with before with win98. And now I am try to install win XP pro. but when I do cdrom drive setup it said "This program cannot be run in Dos mode" also if I do CDROM:\i386\winnt.exe it start the setup but after few seconds it stock it Said " Setup was unable to read its information file, or the information file is corrupt. Contact your system administrator.
Setup cannot continue. Press ENTER to exit"

with a startup floppy disk the cdrom, c: drive and a: floppy everything working correct. Waht is the problem with the Hard Disk please ??? Thank you !
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Re: omnibook xe2 DD F1772W with win XP

You need to boot from the Windows XP cd-rom in order for it to be able to install. To do this either change the boot order in the BIOS setup (hit F2 while booting), or hit ESC while booting and choose the removable drive as the first boot device.
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