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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

How to install or reinstall Windows XP

Windows XP is a version of the Windows desktop operating system for the Computer produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops. If you want to install windows XP follow the following steps.

Steps to Install Windows XP

• Put the Windows XP CD into the CD or DVD-ROM drive and then a message will appear “Press any key to boot from CD”. And soon the computer starts to boot from the XP CD.

• If you using SCSI hard drive or a SATA drive press F6. Keep the Raid drivers handy on your flash drive. Hit S for installing additional device. After inserting the flash drive that has the Raid/SCSI drivers, hit Enter.

• A list of Raid drivers will open. Choose the right options for your device. After this, the Setup screen appears. There are some options like - new Windows install and Repair previous install. Just hit enter to choose new install. Hit F8 to accept the Licensing Agreement. Then press ‘Continue'.

• Create a partition where you will install XP. With a brand new and unformatted drive you'll be able to install Windows without any partition. Just press enter to allow the operating system to automatically partition as well as format the entire drive as a single large drive. When the setup is done, the computer restarts. Let the CD stay inside the drive and don't press anything if you're prompted to press any key to boot from CD. The Setup wizard of XP now guides you all the way through the setup process.

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