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Trying to boot with WindowsXP CD to repair installation from console ?

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Nov 15, 2012 9:34 PM

I installed XP a long time ago.  Now the installation is bad, so I am trying to boot with my WinXP CD to get to the repair console.  But at the prompt "press any key to boot from CD" its stuck, and doesn't seem to recognize any key input.

Oddly, when I remove the CD, I get the error saying it can't boot due to a disk failure, which is the error that I am trying to fix.

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