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  • Category: Windows XP

    How to install windows xp

    Follow the given steps to learn How To Install Windows XP
    1. Place Windows XP CD in your computer's CD/DVD Driver
    2. Now Restart you computer
    3. Now a Message will appear asking Press any key to boot from CD, press any key from your keyboard
    4. Now setup will load necessary files, this process could take 5-10 minutes
    5. If your CD is not corrupted then you will be now seeing a Windows XP Setup screen with Repair and Install Options,
    Since we have to Install Windows XP, press Enter key from your keyboard.
    6. Now a License Agreement would be presented, press F8 to agree and continue the setup
    7. You will be seeing 3 or more Partition on your Screen, depending on how many Local Disks you have created
    8. Highlight and Select the Partition which is at the Top, Normally this is Local Disk C and Windows should be installed here
    9. Highlight the top most partition(C:) and press D, this will delete all the Data on Local Disk C and Delete the Partition
    10. Now you Press L to Confirm Deletion of C:
    11. Now you will be seeing an unpartitioned Space, highlight it using keyboard Arrow Keys and Press C and create partition
    12. Now again Highlight C: and press Enter to Install Windows XP on C:
    13. Select Format the partition using NTFS file system. If your Hard Disk has previously formated with NTFS than you can select Quick NTFS.
    14. Windows Will now copy the file and will restart computer after it, don't remove CD
    15. When Computer will restart you will be again asked for "Press any key to boot from CD",this time don't press any key and let setup continue
    16. Now setup will install Windows XP, after few minutes you would be asked for Language, Name and other Options
    17. Choose your Country or Region and language,press Next
    18. Type your Name and organization, if any, press Next
    19. Enter Product Key, CD Key, Press Next
    20. Type name of computer you want, and set an Administrator Password, don't forget the password, press Next
    21. Select the Date and Time, and press Next
    22. If you are asked for network, then select typical and enter a domain name, if you don't have a domain name leave it blank and press next
    23. Now wait few minutes your computer will restart after setup has been continued, again don't press any key if you asked "Press any key to boot from CD"
    24. Now Windows will start, a Welcome Screen would appear
    25. Choose 'help protect my PC by turning on automatic updates now' and press next
    26. Now Type name of the User, and press next
    27. Thanking screen will appear press Finish
    28. Login to Your Computer First Time
    29. Install your Necessary Drivers from motherboard CD/DVD
    30. Hurray !! Windows XP Successfully Installed
  • #8008
    Your information is great i hope everyone will like this post. Window xp has lots of features and i love it. I hope everyone will love it. Windows 7 and now a days Window 8 is also released it is pretty cool. No start button in the Window 8 is some eye catching. Keep your writing. Ok buddy.

  • #8009
    Good information for beginners, it may help out them. Keep it up the spirit of helping other members.
    Mridul Sachan

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