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Windows 2000 Minimum Specifications and Requirements

Windows 2000 Professional Parallel install (HDD)




Now insert the Windows 2000 Professional CD and reboot your computer. The first menu will now appear, it will say "Press any key to boot from CD...." at this point press the space bar on the computer.

Windows will start to install. This may take some time as Windows copies file in preparation to install.

Now press "ENTER" to start the Install.

Now the user Agreement, read and Press "F8" to continue, if you disagree press "ESC", setup will then exit.

Windows will now detect that there is a previous install. Take note of the path as you do not want to use the same one, as this will delete the previous install. Click "ESC" to continue

Now select the drive you wish to install into, preferably select a partition different to the one with the original install, but if you have other option just select the same drive.

Windows will warn you that there is a previous install on this drive, press "C" to continue.

It is important that you do not format the harddrive so select "Leave the current file system intact" and press "ENTER" to continue.

As I said previously it is important not to install in the same folder. So at this screen press "ESC" for a different folder.

Now you have the option to change the name, the default is "WINNT" we will change it to "WINNT2".

As shown here. Press "ENTER" to continue.


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