Install Recovery Console from the Windows XP CD

Posted August 24, 2004 by mikejc in Windows installation

Using the Recovery Console requires the Windows XP CD. After installation, the Recovery Console runs from a local drive and the CD is not needed.

Note: The Recovery Console is installed into Boot.ini. When the PC is booted, the choice to start recovery console is displayed.

To install the Recovery Console, follow these steps:

1. Insert the Windows XP CD.

2. Click Start.

3. Click Run.

4. Type CMD.

5. Type D: (Replace D with the drive letter containing the Windows XP CD).

6. cd\i386

7. winnt32 /cmdcons

8. Follow the on screen instructions.


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