Installing Windows NT 4.0

Windows NT 4.0 might be venerable (a polite way of saying “reeeealy old”) in computer terms, but it's still around, and understanding how it works is a part of A+ certification. Who knows, you might even need to install it someday!

The process is a little different with Windows NT than with Windows 9x/Me:

Boot from the Windows NT 4.0 CD or the bootable setup disks you learned to create in Chapter 15.
Start the computer with the bootable setup disks.
Run the Windows setup program (which prepares the hard disk if necessary).

The following sections cover these steps in detail.

Installing Windows NT 4.0 to a Local Drive

Follow this procedure to perform a clean install of Windows NT 4.0:

Insert the Windows NT ...

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