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With this tutorial get install our Windows XP without problems and from scratch and everything that goes CoNLL the process to make our PCs as new ..

General Steps:

1.-Support (Save, Save, backup) of all our documents not

want to lose, can be CD, DVD, USB keys, portable hard drives,

Diskettes, upload to the Internet, etc.

2.-Sustaining drivers, this step is crucial, because if they back up your drivers, your PC once formatted and installed XP, you can not have sound, screen resolution,

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3.-Format Windows as instructed.

4 .- Install Windows



Format XP

In some cases we'll have to modify the Bios of our PC to run the

Boot from the Windows CD, otherwise we will not have nothing, if not

active do the boot from the CD not to see the following window:

But if you have enabled us to skip the next step.

Enable boot (Skip this step if the previous image appears when you start

your PC with the Windows CD in).

To do so the first thing to do is to ac udir Setup the BIOS, inorder to Guir

CD boot our Windows installation "ion once Ndama ence our

PC and insert the installation CD into the CD / DVD.

To enter

It tup

the BIOS by pressing




F11(depending on model motherboard) after turning on your PC.



the BIOS will look for the option

Advanced BIOS Features

and press ENTER about this option.

Will post following options:

- First Boot Device


- Second Boot Device

- HDD-0

We return to the previous menu and select

Save & Exit Setup

and accept a



With the CDROM in the CD / DVD re start the computer to start

tion calls the Windows XP.

A message like the one shown in the image n bottom. Pressing any

key. Installation will begin ac opy files and start the device, while wait.


When we reach this point in the installation of pressed

ENTER to confirm the installation "Windows ion on a hard drive.

Here we show the Windows license that we must accept by clicking

F8 to continue installing Windows XP.

Now prepare the hard disk to install Windows XP files.

Select a partition if any, and preliminary and pressing D


. confirm your deletion by pressing L, then press


Here we show the unpartitioned space that is similar to the volume


of the partition you just deleted.

Press C to create the partition, concepts and confirming with ENTER


In this new screen select a format or disc

Quick NTFS and press ENTER



If you have any suspicion of disk failure is Jor me

DO NOT use the Quick Format option and make formatting


. This will take us longer sufficient nte,

but we will check the integrity of your hard drive (at least that partition, which is the most important).

Then the partition is formatted, it will install the basic files and automatically restarts the computer as shown in these images. While we wait without pressing any key.



Windows XP installation (if you use my Windows BlackCrystal and need not continue reading this manual, otherwise you will have to finish making all of the following steps.

From now the installation will continue in a graphical and easier.

Leave following the course of waiting for installation is required to

introduce configuration options.

Introduce information relating to language and geographical location when we see this screen.

Then we asked the name and the organization they belong.

Fill in the details and we will press



Mind immediately are prompted for the key to our Windows, which comes in the back of the box.

Once entered by pressing



Now we give a name to your computer, the default one is completely valid even if we can put one that is easier to remember.

Ibirico escr also an administrator password to provide greater security to our team.

Once completed press



The following is to set the date and time of our system, and the time zone where we are.

After completing this process by pressing

Next again.

When we get to this screen, enter the network settings. If you do not have a network in our home or do not know the parameters of the network, leave the default values ​​to and press



From this point the installation will continue with the copy of Hivos arc. Now the computer will reboot, and we must not press any key to noarranque from the CD.


The installation will ask for the latest configuration data. Configure the screen to accept all the menus that appear.


Accepted the first screen of completion of the installation of Windows XP. We omit the verification of your Internet connection.


This screen is to activate your copy of Windows. If we are connected to the Internet (a router) select the option Yes, activate Windows over the Internet now

. If, otherwise select No, remind me in a few days


Then introduce the user names of people who use the computer.



This step is very important for proper equipment configuration, as it is at this point which will define the user who will do the functions r Manager

(the first to say). The omission of this point is a major cause of subsequent system failures.


And so we end the installation. Now we only have to check that Windows has recognized and loaded all drivers

we need. Otherwise we will install the missing drivers (graphics card, sound card, etc.).. These drivers should have on the CD of the motherboard (if integrated) or in the CD's concerned, in this case we use the driver that we have saved on a CD, DVD, USB memory, which had previously backed DriverGenius.



With this type of installation will erase all files on your computer, so in the case concerned a relocation, we must keep

all the data we have it on external media such as CD's DVD's or USB memory devices before starting installation.



I hope it will serve both as my wub.gifthanks.gif

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