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How to install Windows XP without CD or USB

This guide is for those who have an old laptop that does not have a CD-ROM or USB boot support.

Windows installation was captured with VGA2USB frame grabber by epiphan.
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20 Comments on How to install Windows XP without CD or USB

  1. Windows 7 Activator
    It provides 100% of the work. Absolutely genuine.

  2. Hey shake the future can you do windows 1.0 on usb?

  3. go jump off a duck

  4. Well done!  I worked all night to figure out how to do this.  I got close, before I found your video, but failed.  

    Thanks for the work!!

  5. Very good tutorial 🙂

  6. I have a question.
    After I finished the installation, and installing all drivers and necessary softwares, it all just work perfectly. But, I have only one directory for my hard drive. There's only :C and when I plug flashdisk, it became D.
    How to solve that? Can you tell me how to split the drive C into 2 parts? (make the drive D partition).
    Thank you, anyway.

  7. Thank you!
    Just the solution I needed after being stuck the whole week.
    My suggestion: Provide the link for each softwares. And the bootdisk web is offline. Maybe it would be better if you provide alternative link for that.
    Anyway, great turorial. Thanks!

  8. It Keeps on Saying Checking the Device with the HP USB Thing

  9. After this 4:28 NTLDR is missing Press any key to restart. Please Help. My Old Laptop is Compaq Evo N610c.

  10. i have no local disc e d etc for xp and smartdrv

  11. what is the product key?

  12. attempting to use this prinsable (with a few changes) to install linux on a drive. This will be interesting ;)

  13. dear i have been looking for this from centuries :)

  14. please help… when i booted to the hard drive and when i was in C:>smartdrv it says "smartdrive cannot be loaded because the XMS driver, himem.sys is not loaded. Check the config.sys file for a device=himem.sys command line."

  15. how long does i take for it to check the drive C: at 5:23  
    ive been stuck at 100% for about 40min now 

  16. In the video you go through the process to fast.  I'm trying to see the setting you are using and before I have a chance you are on the next step.  Also the windows that come up on my PC when I open a file does not look like the window in your video.  The first app you run is SP27608, I don't remember you downloading that file.  Where did it come from?  Can you help me with that.

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