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I have this user's laptop that gets a blue screen that flashes so quickly I can't read it. I was trying a tip from here that showed how to reinstall windows xp without losing data. OF course my user has files that are not backed up anyhwere.

I am at the point that says:

a \windows folder already exists that may contain a windows installation. if you continue, the existing windows installation will be overwritten.

all files, subfolders, user accounts, applications, security and destop settings for that windows installation will be deleted. the "My Documents" folder may also be deleted.

HEEEEEELP!!!
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http://www.informati...cleID=189400897
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I am going through this process from the link that you forwarded....THANK YOU by the way.
After screen six I get a screen that says

the following list shows the exisiting partitions and unpartitioned space on this computer.

use the up and down arrow keys to select an item int eh list.

to set up windows xp on the selected item, press enter.
to create a partition in the unpartitioned space, press c.
to delete the selected partition, press d


57232 mb disk 0 at id 0 on bus 0 on atape [mbr]

c: partition1 [ntfs] 57232 mb (47188 mb free)


enter=install d=delete partition F3=quit


If I enter am I going to lose all the info, users, my documents, etc???? :whistling:
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PS....THANK YOU!!!!!
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