Your fist step must be before installing Microsoft Windows XP is to look at your motherboard BIOS or Basic Input Output System which dates back to the very early days of computers. When your computer first starts up you will see at the bottom of your screen wording which usually says 'press Delete' to access the BIOS. Do that and you will be presented with a screen similar to this one.You can check it out over here.
Howto install Windows XP
Posted on Thursday, Dec 01 2005 @ 06:28 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck