(Solved) How to Install Windows XP from USB

Windows XP is one of our favorite operating system and it consumes less Ram when compared with other operating systems. In the past I used to install from CD drive, but once dead have to install from USB. There are more techniques to install XP from USB, but this is simple easiest method with automatic configuration everything. Really you are going to make a bootable USB that will format, install windows XP in your desktop or laptop.

Preparation of USB for XP bootable disk

Step 1

In the first step download WintoFlash from the website and install it on your PC or Laptop. Once downloaded double click the saved file and install it on your PC or laptop. Once the installation is completed follow other steps in similar way.

Step 2

Double click the icon to launch the program and you will see a pop-up display just as below for setup ongoing.

Win to Flash
i Win to Flash

2. Simply just click the green (right) key a pop-up window appears and then, select the next key in that box for continuing installation.

Win To Flash installation
Win To Flash installation

Select the Source path of Windows where the files exist and in the next box choose the Drive that your USB exists (It instantly changes the drive correspondence  if not please correct it)

Win To Flash installation
Win To Flash installation
Wintoflash USB
Wintoflash USB

Click  the next button for preparing the boot disk in USB, Once done remove the USB, keep it in any laptop or PC for installing XP.

How to Install Windows XP from Pendrive?

After completing the bootable USB drive, just connect it into any of the USB PC or laptop where you want to set up windows XP. Before placing the USB device into PC, just setup the bios to boot from USB instead of Hard drive.

Step 1

When PC or laptop starts press F2 button to load bios.

2. Set the boot preference disk from USB/Pendrive.

3.  Save the settings  let the Device should start from USB so booting will happen. ( F10 is a shortkey to save the settings)

After all these things done, your pc will be restarting to set up Ms windows XP, just adhere to step-by-step to set up windows XP completely. If you get any issue during set up, please comment here so I can help further to you.

Bios Settings
Bios Settings

system32>Hal.dll is missing or corrupt please re-install it

This is a common mistake occurs when you are trying to set up XP over Windows vista, make sure format the hard drive fully so there wouldn’t be any information that are for Windows vista,

Hope you enjoyed the installation guide.


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