How to get into Windows XP recovery console without a Windows XP CD
Because not all recovery CDs provided by OEMs provide access to the recovery console, Microsoft has made a set of boot diskettes that can be downloaded and used to access it. A link to these downloadable diskettes can be found on our boot disk page. You can use them to create a Windows XP boot diskette.
- See our boot disk definition for further information and related links on this term.