Re: Cannot Read D Drive
Thanks. But my problem is that I an unable to boot from the XP CD because my
D drive cannot detect a CD in the drive. I have tried putting the CD/DVD
drive at the top of the boot list, but it still skips over it because it
cannot detect any CD.
"Rick Rogers" wrote:
> You have to boot the system from the XP CD, not try to run it from reduced
> functionality mode. You may need to change your BIOS boot order to achieve
> this. Once setup starts, you will need to delete and recreate the system
> partition, then format it before installing XP.
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> "Joe" <Joe@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi,
> > I used Vista for the 30 days trial period. Currently, I am operating with
> > the reduced functionality mode. I am trying to reformat my hard drive to
> > windows xp, however my d drive is unable to read any discs, including my
> > reinstallation disc. How can I enable my d drive to read discs so that I
> > can
> > use my reinstallation disc to reformat my computer?
> > Thanks,
> > Joe