Originally Posted by dhaval_1920
my friend had same problem a while back and like mr mix said...press ESC and it should bring up the boot menu and you can boot from cd (if you have a xp cd) it should work.....
Sorry it took me so long to reply back becuase it took me forever to get a Windows XP CD. Ok i did what dhaval said. I pressed escape and it will to the boot cd I put the cd in. And then the screen turned blac.. Then somthings come real fast like the Device name. After that i see a menu like this"
NLSFUNC R.400 National Support Language
Copywrte, some dates, and etc.
NWCache R.102 Disk Cache
Copwrite, some dates, and etc.
Using DPMS Protected Service
(Then in a small box it says):
Cache Size: 7670 kb (XMX)
Minium Cache Size: 1024 kb
Write-Through drives: A B
The next box that is stuck to the other one says:
/MLX: Program is loaded into convential and XMS memory using NPMS
/BL=16: Lookahead buffer is in convential memory, size is in kb.
/LEND=ON: Lend memory to other application-6646 kb available
/DELAY=Off: Write away is disabled, caches is write-theory
On the bottom is says:
(copywrite, dates, and etc)
[DR-DOS] A:1> _
What should i do??? I put the cd in and dint press nothing and the same thing happened. I pressed F10 instead and it still asks me to put the Compaq Recovery CD #5. So I put the Windows XP CD in and it still doesnt work it wont accept it.