Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 316941 contains the following INTRODUCTION:

This step-by-step article describes how to install Windows XP.

To review additional information before you install Windows XP, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=%2fdefault.aspx%3fscid%3dfh%3bEN-US%3bwinxpstart

For additional information about how to install Windows XP Professional, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

286463 Release notes for Windows XP Setup contained in the Pro.txt file

For additional information about how to install Windows XP Home Edition, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

306824 Release notes for Windows XP Setup contained in the Home.txt file