Startup disk for Windows® XP
Usability of Windows® XP startup disk
Sometimes Windows® XP operating system shows some problems during startup and fails to load completely. There could be countless reasons for this to happen but mostly the system files have been corrupted. To be able to load the operating system, you will need a startup disk.
The following points will provide a better understanding of Windows® XP startup disk:
- Usability of startup disk
- How to make startup disk?
Usability of startup disk
In order to resolve the boot problems with Windows® XP, startup disk is used. To begin insert the diskette in the drive which should be configured with Windows® XP operating system. Now go to the Computer icon and right click on the diskette drive and you will see a format command, press enter. When the system asks you for formatting the drive do not apply any change to the settings already selected and just press enter. After formatting close all the windows and come to the drive ‘C’ or the main directory where you have installed the operating system. Once you enter the drive to access the directory you have to enter the names of three files ‘boot .in’, ‘NTLDR’ and ‘NTDetect.com’. Once the setup is completed you have to restart the system to apply changes and see if the problem has been resolved or not.
How to make startup disk?
To make a startup disk of Windows® XP operating system, visit the official site of Microsoft® Windows®. Click on the support page and write the relevant version of the operating system and ask for boot disks files. A file will be displayed, download it. Now put an empty diskette in the drive and copy each individual file on each individual diskette. You have successfully made the boot disks for Windows® XP installed on the system.