Well I made a Windows 98SE startup disk at school, so it is all original and proper, should work right. Downloading off sites just didnt seem to work. Ya guys I know about everything you've said, tried setting first boot device in BIOS to CD-ROM and it didn't detect it (CD) as a system disk. So I believe there are some temporary, generic files that must be loaded on to my HDD for proper driver files, so that my CD-ROM can read the XP Pro CD. Remember, the 98 startup disk will still get you started out for XP as well. Also keep in mind that I have built this computer from scratch, and there is absolutely NOTHING, AT ALL on the hard disk yet. All I've done is install all components and hardware and do all physical connections and jumpers in computer. Now software part comes, so that is what I'm worried about. Think I should be good to go now, I'll try it out when I get home from school. Thnx for replies anyways, I'll keep ya posted.
P.S. - Yah learn something every day, but I've been trying to set this comp up for over a week and it getting frustrating. Knew long ago about how and what to change in BIOS. Just a F.Y.I. is all..