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How to create a boot disk?

    How to create a boot disk?

    User can create a boot disk only by downloading the boot program from the Microsoft website.

    For more information, please refer to the following solution from Microsoft technical support website.

    Article ID: 310994
    Last Reviewed: October 24, 2001
    Title: Windows XP Floppy Disk: Boot disk for booting and installation
    Link: http://support.microsoft.com/support/mix/kblookup.asp?2D=310994

    Note: Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional require their own dedicated boot disk.
    The boot disk of Home Edition cannot be used for Professional or vice versa.

    Note:To create the boot disk, user must prepare six formatted floppy disks.