Create a Bootable Windows XP SP1 CD (Nero)

•Step 1 

Create 3 folders - C:\WINXPSP1 , C:\SP1106 and C:\XPBOOT 

•Step 2 

Copy the entire Windows XP CD into folder C:\WINXPSP1 

•Step 3 

You will have to download the SP1 Update , which is 133MB.

Rename the Service Pack file to XP-SP1.EXE

Extract the Service Pack from the Run Dialog using the command: 

C:\XP-SP1.EXE -U -X:C:\SP1106

•Step 4 

Open Start/Run  and type the command: 

C:\SP1106\update\update.exe -s:C:\WINXPSP1

•Click OK 

❕Folder C:\WINXPSP1 contains: Windows XP SP1 


•Step 1 




‼️[ no download manager !!] 

Extract file [xpboot.bin] in to the folder C:\XPBOOT

•Step 2 

Start Nero - Burning Rom.

Select File > New from the menu. 

1.) Select CD-ROM (Boot) 

2.) Select Image file from Source of boot image data 

3.) Set Kind of emulation: to No Emulation 

4.) Set Load segment of sectors (hex!): to 07C0 

5.) Set Number of loaded sectors: to 4 

6.) Press the Browse... button

•Step 3 

Select All Files [*.*] from File of type: 

Locate boot.bin in the folder C:\XPBOOT

•Step 4 

Click ISO tab 

Set File-/Directory length to ISO Level 1  [Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 chars] 

Set Format to Mode 1 

Set Character Set to ISO 9660

Check all Relax ISO Restrictions

•Step 5 

Click Label Tab 

Select ISO9660 from the drop down box. 

Enter the Volume Label as WB2PFRE_EN

Enter the System Identifier as WB2PFRE_EN

Enter the Volume Set as WB2PFRE_EN

Enter the Publisher as MICROSOFT CORPORATION 

Enter the Data Preparer as MICROSOFT CORPORATION 

Enter the Application as WB2PFRE_EN

~ For Windows XP Professional OEM substitute WB2PFRE_EN with WXPOEM_EN

~ For Windows XP Home OEM substitute WB2PFRE_EN with WXHOEM_EN

•Step 6 

Click Burn tab

Check Write

Check Finalize CD [No further writing possible!] 

Set Write Method to Disk-At-Once

Press New button

•Step 7 

Locate the folder C:\WINXPSP1

Select everything in the folder and drag it to the ISO compilation panel.

Click the Write CD Dialog button. 

Press Write. 

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