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Table Of Contents  How to Build Your Own PC - Save A Buck And Learn A Lot
 9  Chapter 9: Installing Windows XP

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Copying Remaining Files to Hard Drive

Windows will then copy some more files to your hard drive. You can see the progress of the install by the status bar at the left of the screen. Depending upon your point of view, either useful information or Microsoft propaganda appears at the right of the screen. Don’t worry about reading this. It’s not important.

Next, you’ll be asked if you wish to “activate Windows.” You can choose to activate Windows now or you can do it later. I’d probably do it later, after you’re fully satisfied with the install. Just select to activate later and continue. We’ll discuss activation in more detail later.


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