Bare Bones Troubleshooting Dual and Multi Booting XP Install Backup for XP Home Remove Microsoft Messenger Slipstreamed XP/SP2 Bootable CD Slipstreamed XP/SP1a Install Slipstreamed XP Update Rollup Slipstreamed XP/SP3 Bootable CD Uninstall via C:\ Prompt Use F5 to Specify ACPI BIOS Windows XP Upgrade Paths XP Home Clean Install - Graphic XP Pro Clean Install - Graphic XP Pro Clean Install - Text Version XP Pro Upgrade Install -Text Version OS Guides from Windows Back Up Using Backup Wizard Baseline Security Analyzer v1.2 Compatibility Mode Control Panel Define A Backup Strategy Disk Cleanup Utility Disk Defragmenter Utility Disk Management Utility Group Policy Editor Hard Drive Partitioning Install/Use Recovery Console Management Console Paging File QFECheck Utility Stop Error Messages System Restore Re-enable System Restore System Services Guide System Volume Info Folder XP Shutdown Troubleshooting Accessibility Options Add or Remove Programs Appearance and Themes Date Time Language Regional Network and Internet Connections Performance & Maintenance Printers and Other Hardware Setup Sounds Speech Audio Devices User Accounts Windows XP Professional Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Expert Zone Microsoft Security Desktop Deployment Res. Microsoft Tech Net MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment Items listed are registry edits, implemented by using registry editor.
Launch registry editor by typing [regedit.exe] in the [Run] dialog accessible via [Start].
Editing the registry is not a difficult process but it does require care.
Disable Save Desktop Configuration on Exit - Default behavior for XP is to save the desktop configuration on exiting the operating system.
You cannot do a custom install of Windows 8 from within Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7. If you are using the Web Installer, make sure you use the option to create a bootable Windows 8 DVD using the . After inserting the Windows 8 disc, restart your computer and boot from the DVD.
To learn how to change your BIOS options to boot from the DVD drive, see the following tutorial: Once your computer is set to boot from the DVD, you should see this option.
You should now arrive at this screen, select your time and currency format then click Next.Click Install Now Wait while setup starts up Enter your product key when prompted.The product key should have been available to you when you downloaded the . Click Next You will need to use the prodcuct key listed on the ISO Download Page here Accept the End User License agreement and click Next Click Custom install Windows only (advanced) Select the partition you created for it then click Next. Installation time can vary depending on the speed of your disk, processor and the amount of installed memory.So, the first thing you need to do is download Easeus at the following link Easeus Partition Master Home Edition – Proceed to install Ease us: Click Next, follow the easy on screen instructions.When the installation is complete, click Finish Click Go to main screen Select the drive you want to resize in the partition window Drag the knob until you have a desired amount of disk space to install Windows 8, then release it.