How to get into Windows XP recovery console without a Windows XP CD

Windows XPBecause not all recovery CD's provided by OEM's provide access to the recovery console, Microsoft has made a set of boot diskettes that can be downloaded and used to get into the recovery console. A link to these downloadable diskettes can be found on our boot disk page to create a Windows XP boot diskette.

Additional information

  • See our boot disk definition for further information and related links on this term.