How To Partition New Hard Disk In New System ?

I brought a new system. It is having 160 gb sata hard disk. It is unpartitioned. I have windows xp sp2 cd. How to partion the hard dsik in to 4 drives and install xp in it. Can any one help me. I dont have floppy drive. But i have another system( no floppy drive) which has internet connection.

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