Welcome to Windows 2000 Professional install on an old hard drive (HDD). This guide is step by step and fully graphical.
What you will require to do this walkthrough is:
A Windows 2000 Professional CD
A Computer with CD-ROM access
To start the install, first check that the first boot
device in your system BIOS is set to the CD-ROM Drive.
( To find out how to access the BIOS please refer to your
motherboard manual or the manufacturer of your Laptop. (The system bios can
usually be entered on boot, usually by pressing the F1, F2, F8, F10 or DEL key.
Make sure you save the settings before exiting))
If you are unsure or don't want to enter the BIOS then just test
the computer by putting the CD-ROM in the drive and reboot your computer. This is the recommended way to
If you have problems setting the
bios for CD-Rom to boot first then you can download the Windows 2000 boot disks
here to begin the Windows 2000 Professional install on an old hard drive (HDD)