NB100 will not boot from the XP CD in the external USB CD/DVD drive

I try to install XP Home in my NB100
The netbook still refuses to boot from the XP CD. It's just not more
Returns the current operating system (Ubuntu) or give the error "Could not find NTLDR" dreaded.
And yet - it will boot from an Ubuntu Live CD disk perfectly fine, AND
If I connect this external hard drive on my computer Windows 7, (another Toshiba
Portable satellite) that the machine starts quite successfully since the XP CD
in the same external drive!

Can anyone throw any light on what is happening on Earth on?



There are various reasons why this error message:
In most cases this error because the laptop is trying to boot from a HARD drive or flash drive that is not configured correctly. Maybe the drive is not bootable or not compatible.

It would also be possible that some sectors on the HARD disk, HARD drive failures are corrupt or BIOS is damaged. NTLDR error messages may also appear if the master boot record is damaged.

In your case I recommend that you format the first HARD drive before booting from the hard drive CD7DVD external using Win XP CD.

By the way: you must add SATA driver to CD Win XP using nLite.
The SATA driver is placed on the European driver Toshiba page in the Intel Storage Manager

The SATA driver is needed to recognize the HDD by Win XP!

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