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How hard is windows XP to install?

By gameboygeek46 ·
I want to install windows xp on my desktop and i have a few questions:
1.What are the requirements?
2.Can you install it form the MS-DOS Prompt?
3.How long does it take?

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by willcomp In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

Go play somewhere else.

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by dragonbill In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

If this is related to the machine in the other question, you cannot install XP on it. You are far from the 256MB of RAM and the 1GB HD is barely enough, actually, not even enough. You need a CD ROM also.

The most important item is a valid, legal copy of XP.

Bill

p.s. I'm starting to think along the lines of willcomp now.

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by yornthadude In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

BANNTHEMAN!!!

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by BFilmFan In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

1: Windows XP requirements:
http://windows.about.com/library/weekly/aa011007a.htm

2: Windows Installation Steps:
http://www.windowsreinstall.com/

3. Could take an hour. Could take several hours. It truly depends upon your skills as a technician and issues which you encounter.

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by dmiles In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

Minimums:
CPU 300 MHz (single CPU for Home edition, Single or dual for Professional edition)
RAM 128 MB
Disk Space 1.5 GB free
Video Card Super VGA (800x600)
Media CD-ROM or DVD


No, you install it from the Disc

It will give you the esztimated time for installation when you start the install in lower left

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by zlitocook In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

Go to microsoft.com and search for XP hardware requirments. You need at least a PII 400 Mhz 128m
b ram 2GIGS of hard drive free but really to run sort of fast you need a PIII 800Mhz or better 256 ram or better and 5GIG Drive. Do your self a favor and go to a computer shop and buy a good used computer. It will cost less then $100.00 and you can do alot more with it.

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by john.murphy In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

How do we get this guy off the air ???? It's not funny any more.

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by sureshtech_aagac In reply to How hard is windows XP to ...

To install from ms-dos plz boot ur system from boot-up floppy or cd with cd-rom support(Better to use win 98 CD) then insert xp cd, go to i386 folder, start winnt.exe file to start installation

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