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Hi Scje. It is suggested to disconnect any other drives, (hard drives) while installing your operating system on the Maxtor.
The drive must also be seen in your system bios. Once the bios see's the drive. Place your Win XP CD in your cdrom drive. Start the system & press the F5 key every two seconds. This will load a boot menue window. Using your keyboard's up & down arrow keys highlite your cdrom drive & press enter. You will than see. to boot from the CD press any key. Press the spacebar.
The win XP cd will begian to load. Since the Maxtor is a new drive allow XP to do a quick format. With format complete XP will continue loading it's self. During installation of XP windows will re-start a couple of times. You will see, (during the re-starts), to boot to CD press any key. Do nothing. Xp will continue to install.
When finished, load your motherboard CD & install it's drivers.
That's it.
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