how to install winxp on new HDD



Ravi
07-09-2005, 11:52 PM
Hi,

my laptop hdd is dead, (it is veryslow), so i bought new HDD, how to install
WINDOWS XP PROF on it. what are all precautions I have to take?

Thanks

Thorsten Matzner
07-09-2005, 11:52 PM
"Ravi" <Ravi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>my laptop hdd is dead, (it is veryslow), so i bought new HDD, how to install
>WINDOWS XP PROF on it. what are all precautions I have to take?

First you should think about how to partitionize the HDD (one large
drive or several parts).
See "How to Partition and Format a Hard Disk in Windows XP"
(http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=313348), then run Windows Setup
from the CD.

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Rock
07-09-2005, 11:55 PM
Ravi wrote:

> Hi,
>
> my laptop hdd is dead, (it is veryslow), so i bought new HDD, how to install
> WINDOWS XP PROF on it. what are all precautions I have to take?
>
> Thanks

http://michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html

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how to install winxp on new HDD