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Chapter 10. Installing Windows XP > Installing the Operating System

10.1. Installing the Operating System

Both the steps to begin the installation procedure and the procedure itself can vary, depending on what's already installed on your system (if anything) and how you choose to approach the task.

Windows XP setup can be run from within an installed copy of Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4, Windows Me, or Windows 98/95. You can also run setup from DOS (also known as the Windows 9x Command Prompt). Or, if you have no operating system at all, you can boot off the CD and install it fresh. The following sections cover the advantages and drawbacks of each type of install.


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