2.1 If You're Installing a New Copy (Clean Install) ======================================================================
If your computer has a blank hard disk or your current operating system isn't supported, you need to start your computer by using the Windows XP Home Edition CD. Some newer CD-ROM drives can start the installation from the CD and automatically run the Windows XP Setup Wizard.
>>> To install a new copy by using the CD:
1. Start your computer by running your current operating system, and then insert the Windows XP Home Edition CD into your CD-ROM drive.
2. If Windows automatically detects the CD, click Install Windows. The Windows XP Setup Wizard appears.
If Windows doesn't automatically detect the CD, Type the path to the setup file, replacing 'd' if necessary with the letter of your CD-ROM drive:
3. Press ENTER.
4. When prompted to choose an installation type, select New Installation, and then click Next.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.