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2012-05-29, 12:32 #1
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Boot from remote CD drive in P2P Workgroup?
I've got an old WinXP laptop at home whose CD-drive quit working some time ago. Never needed it so I forgot about it. Starting yesterday it began having problems booting into Windows - did just fine into Safe Mode. Rolling back to a previous state (twice) didn't entirely solve the problem. I've got a WinXP Install CD, hence my dilema.
Is there a way I can boot to a CD drive on another machine? My thoughts are to use VirtualClone to mount the CD, change the BIOS on my problematic laptop to boot frm the Network, and hope I can access the ISO. Hopefully there's better ideas out there. (I'm cash-poor -- kids are in grad school.)Mike W.
Location: A Great Plains State