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Default Can not install XP Home - 02-06-2010, 05:29 PM


My 1st post in this forum and i hope things go smooth as we go along.

I usually get dell laptops from dell resellers and they don't come with preinstalled OS. Fair enough i know how to install windows but recently i got dell mini 10 but i can not install windows on it.

I connected DVD drive via USB but when it comes to Accepting the agreements by pressing F8, it does not go further. 1st i thought F8 key is faulty but i have tried 3 different minis but same issue.

Is there any other trick to do this?

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Cool 02-07-2010, 04:14 AM

I think its easier with a flash drive...8gb will do...

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