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Table Of Contents  How to Build Your Own PC - Save A Buck And Learn A Lot
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Completing Installation and Booting Windows XP from the Hard Drive

When the computer is finished copying files, you can remove the Windows XP CD and click the little arrow on the “Thank you” screen to restart the computer (Figure 149).


Figure 149: Installation complete

Hit the little arrow to finish.

 


The PC will now boot from the hard drive and show the standard Windows login screen (Figure 150).


Figure 150: Standard Windows login screen

Click on your user icon to log into Windows. Each user can have his or her own personalized settings. (You can change your login picture later if you wish. Just go to “Control Panel” and select “User Accounts.”)

 


You’ve now successfully installed Windows XP onto your computer. You can operate your computer and install software. Congratulations!


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