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JmatthewD

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I'm looking to uninstall everything on my system and then reinstall it again, as I do not need the files on it. Would this be the easiest way to get rid of all the problemsconnected with the system?

If so how do I go about it, I need fairly detailed questions as I'm a bit of a PC newbie.

Thanks in advance...
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cobhcf

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Yes, Erasing everything will make ur system a clean slate. ;) .
To format and install Windows XP again, but before doing it check ur boot config if the primary boot device is CD drive. If it is not , change it to CD drive. If it is , well and good. Now
1) put the windows xp cd on ur cd drive
2) restart the computer
3) When the system asks if u want to boot from the CD, press any key
4) Windows will load files, wait
5) when the installation screen sppears and ask u if u wan to install xp, press whatever it says ;) (not able to remember)
6) Select the drive, u want to install windows to (most often it is the c: drive)
7) in the format options menu, select format and install option
8) choose quick format or full format (Quick format is faster)
9) Enjoi the show :)
10) follow the on screen instructions for setting time and passwords
11) Now u r done :)

Cheers! :tazz:
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Seamey. T

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Hi,
How long have you had your system and what problems are you having,it seems very drastic wanting to delete and re-install everything. :tazz:
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