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Boot XP from USB (Robin, Woodpecker)

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Article updated at 23 Sep 2012

It is not possible to boot WinXP from a USB-Mass-Storage-Device which is not a supported boot device under Windows XP. This issue is related with WinXP, since it doesn't allow booting from a removable drive.

XP Embedded or WEPOS allow booting from USB.

Use a IDE hard disk to install Windows XP on Woodpecker or use Windows Embedded Standard, XP Embedded or WEPOS.