Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

How to uninstall Win XP & Home Edition?


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Tiggertt0528

Tiggertt0528

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
<_< I BUILT MY OWN PC IN SCHOOL AND INSTALLED WINDOWS XP PRO AND OF COARSE I DO NOT HAVE THE CD FOR IT NOW. I INSTALLED IT ON MY C: AND I JUST INSTALLED XP HOME EDITION THINKING I WOULD BE ABLE TO UNINSTALL XP PRO. BUT I CANNOT FIND THE PROGRAM IN MY ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS. THEREFORE HOW DO I GO ABOUT UNINSTALLING BOTH AND JUST LEAVING THE WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION? ANOTHER THING IS THAT MY COMPUTER IS SHUTTING OFF AFTER THE BOOT. I HAVE LISTENED FOR ANY BEEPS BUT I JUST HEAR THE BOOT BEEP AND NO OTHER. THE FAN IS WORKING AND NO SMELL. BUT I GET ALOT OF HANGS. WHAT CAN THIS BE? CAN IT BE MY POWER SUPPLY IS GOING BAD? THIS HAS ME FRUSTRATED PLS HELP ME GET RID OF THIS WINDOWS XP PRO...
THANKS FOR UR HELP

Edited by Tiggertt0528, 10 June 2004 - 02:10 PM.

  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Hemal

Hemal

    Founding Fart

  • Technician
  • 1,470 posts
do you have the cd for xp home, cause then you can just reinstall that, a clean install
  • 0

#3
Tiggertt0528

Tiggertt0528

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
YES I DO HAVE THE CD FOR HOME EDITION BUT IT DOES NOT GIVE ME THE OPTION OF A CLEAN INSTALL. AND I REALLY WANT TO REMOVE XP PRO SO THAT ALL MY SPACE IS FREE FOR JUST ONE OS. HOW CAN I REMOVE WIN XP PRO FROM MY SYSTEM?? IN OTHER WORDS I DO NOT WANT A DUAL BOOT SYSTEM I WANT JUST ONE OS ON MY PC. THANKS
  • 0

#4
tazz1964

tazz1964

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 608 posts
Hi
I clean install is when you remove all data from your harddrive then restall your OS if you do this all data that you have on your harddrive will be lost make sure you save any files you would want to keep.
HOW TO DO A CLEAN INSTALL
1) boot system with boot disk
2) at A:/ type format c:
3) when format is done reboot system with boot disk
4) make sure to start with cd-rom support watch for cd-rom drive letter
5) at A:/ type cd-rom drive letter
6) at cd-rom drive letter type setup
7) OS should start to install.
<_<
  • 0

#5
Tiggertt0528

Tiggertt0528

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
THANKS TAZ I APPRECIATE YOUR HELP. I WILL DO THAT THEN. BUT DO YOU KNOW WHY MY COMPUTER KEEPS SHUTTING OFF ON ME LIKE EVERY FEW MINUTES? COULD IT BE MY POWER SUPPLY GOING BAD? THANKSSSSSSS ONCE AGAIN FOR UR HELP

TIGGER <_<
  • 0

#6
admin

admin

    Founder Geek

  • Administrator
  • 24,504 posts
You can also find a very good guide here:
http://www.blackvipe...tallxphome1.htm

You could have a power supply problem, or more likely a corrupt master boot record. Try performing a clean install of XP Home and let us know how it goes. <_<
  • 0

#7
Tiggertt0528

Tiggertt0528

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
HELP PLEASE!!!!

I BUILT MY OWN COMPUTER IN SCHOOL AND IT WAS SHUTTING OFF ALL THE TIME. I SUPPOSETLY HAD A POWER SUPPLY PROBLEM. I WENT AND BOUGHT A NEW POWER SUPPLY AND INSTALLED IT ON MY COMPUTER. THEN I FOUND THAT MY MOTHERBOARD WAS ALSO FRIED. I WENT AND BOUGHT A NEW MOTHERBOARD AND INSTALLED IT ALSO TOGETHER WITH A NEW MEMORY STICK. BUT AFTER PUTTING EVERYTHING TOGETHER I TURNED THE COMPUTER ON AND IT DOES NOT POWER ON AT ALL. WHAT CAN BE THE PROBLEM? CAN IT BE THAT MY CPU ALSO GOT FRIED?

Edited by Tiggertt0528, 24 June 2004 - 07:19 AM.

  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP