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Installing new hard drive with WIN XP

  nobbyhigo 18:28 09 Jan 2004

I had bother with win 98se and was told by engineer i need a new hard drive and at the same time i might as well put WIN XP on. i bought XP and a new hard drive can someone tell me if when i install the hard drive will i be able to install XP straight away or if not what do i need to do to get up and running
thanks in advance

  Rayuk 18:54 09 Jan 2004

No need to format hard drive first you will get the option to partition and format during WinXP installation

  nobbyhigo 19:06 09 Jan 2004

the hard drive is a maXtor 80 gb thats going in and i have the win xp home edition does that make any diffence to formatting or the like
much obliged for your response chaps

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