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Installing xp with fast speed

It practically takes 1 hr. to load xp on new blanck hard disk by conventional cd. is there any technique with that a hardware engineer could install it fast.

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The speed depends how fast is you hdd 5400 or 7200 and is it 8mb or 16mb speed overload. also it depends how much u have memory

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