Saturday, January 5, 2013

How to Install Windows Xp Step By Step - Fresh Installation of Windows Xp (Part 1)

Part 1

Here I am going to show, how you can install windows xp professional. The fresh installation or New installation means to install on a newly purchased computer which have only the hardware, nothing should be installed on it. In the clean word at least the Hard Disk should be new.

Before Installation:

  • You need Windows Xp professional bootable CD
  • A DVD/CD Drive should be attached to the Computer
  • Set the DVD/CD Drive as the first Boot Device (By default it's the first boot device) if not than set it.
  • Default key to enter the BIOS (F2, Delete or F10) in some motherboard it may different.

Step by Step installation of windows xp professional as below:

1) Switch on the PC and put the windows XP CD, it will automatically run the setup. As it is a fresh installation it will not ask "Press any key to boot from CD" you will get the following screen, Figure 1.
Windows XP Installation (Figure 1)
2) After loading files setup will start windows, you will be asked 
To set up Windows XP now, press ENTER
To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, Press R
To quit setup without installing Windows XP, Press F3

As you are going to do fresh installation of windows XP press ENTER

Windows XP Professional Setup (Figure 2)
3) Press F8 to agree the Licensing Agreement of Windows XP, now you will move to next screen to do the Hard Disk Partition. Here you can know the total size of Hard Disk and do the partition. press C to create a partition.
Hard Disk Partition (Figure 3)
4) To crate the new partition, enter a size below and press ENTER. you can enter the size in MB (1024MB = 1GB) of the C Drive, suppose 30000 MB press ENTER.
Create New Partition (Figure4)
5) To set up Windows XP on the selected item, Press ENTER or you can make more partition, To create a partition in the unpartitioned space select the Unpartitioned space and press C.

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