How to install Windows XP from CD drive

By Laura

Windows XP is an old operating system, but is still used by lots of users thanks to its compact capacity and ease of use. But not everyone knows how to install Windows XP properly when the computer crashes and needs to be reinstalled. will guide you how to install Windows XP from CD drive on your computer. By doing this, your computer must have a CD / DVD drive.

How to install Windows XP from CD drive

1. Prepare to install Windows XP from CD drive

- A computer (PC or laptop) having CD / DVD drives

- A CD of Windows XP installation

- Depending on Main, press DEL or F1 to access BIOS (F2 or F12 to access BIOS on Laptop)

- Switch to Boot, go to Boot Device Priotity, select 1st Boot device and press Enter, select CDROM, press Enter again

Note: With newer laptops, you need to add one more operation, switch to"Main" then select SATA mode to IDE mode in order to install Windows XP.

- After performing the above steps, click F10/Yes, the computer will automatically restart.

2. Install Window XP from CD drive

Step 1: "Setup is inspection Your Computer's hardware configuration" appears. Press any key to start the installation, I usually press Enter

Step 2: On the instruction screen, press F2, , F6, "Enter" respectively to select a new installation of Windows XP by CD.

Step 3: Press F8.

Step 4: Select the partition to install Windows XP. Be careful, if there is a mistake, you can lose the data on that partition. Press Enter

Step 5: Select "Format the partition using the NTFS file system (Quick)". Press "Enter". This option helps us to format the partition as NTFS and format more quickly, reduce the installation time.

Step 6: It takes about 1-2 minutes to format the installation partition, then from the CD, data will be copied onto the hard drive. To complete this process, press Enter to reboot without having to wait 14s

Step 7: “Setup is inspection Your Computer's hardware configuration" appears. Let it run automatically, without pressing any keys.

Step 8: The installation of components starts. If it is Auto disk, you can let it be, wait about 20-30 minutes until Windows XP is installed, if it is normal disk, you have to wait for the implementation of the next step.

Step 9: Click Next

Step 10: simply enter your name. Then click "Next"

Step 11: Fill Product Key in the blanks and click "Next"

Step 12: You can replace the Computer name and password or set it as default. Click Next

Step 13: Select the Time Zone as GMC +7: Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta. Click Next

Step 14: Leave as default and click Next

Step 15: If you’re your computer is Client – Server, enter Workgroup name (probably KETOAN, NHANSU, ect). Click Next

Step 16: Wait until the installation is completed, click OK twice, the welcome screen appears. Click Next

Step 17: Choose Not right now to turn off Automatic Updates. Click Next

Step 18: Select No, this computer will connect directly to the internet. Click Next or you can click Skip to bypass this step.

Step 19: Select No, not at this time. Click Next

Step 20: Enter any name on Your name (different from Computer name). Click Finish to complete the installation process

Thus, we have introduced to you how to install Windows XP by CD. Hopefully you will successfully install the operating system on your computer. Also, while using the computer, if you have any problems, you can use Windows software to fix them in

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