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Cannot remove or download programs, computer very slow!


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I tried pressing F12, that failed. I tried Alt+F12, that failed. Does it matter that my XP is the Pro version? Btw...it's good to know that even a pro like you makes mistakes. :)
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Nope the version should make no difference, If you could get access to a CD we could use that for a repair..
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Ok, I'll check around immediately for a CD to borrow. Don't give up on me, please!
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Nope - whilst there is hope I will remain :)
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You're the best, Essexboy! :unsure: Question...does it matter if the CD is just XP or XP Pro? I don't want to screw this up. :)

Edited by peta.grrl, 27 July 2011 - 11:10 AM.

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One as close as to what you have now - xp pro sp 3
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I have spoken to some friends of mine and they are unwilling to lend me their CDs because it is illegal. I have placed an ad on Craigslist stating I am willing to pay a rental fee in order to use their CD for a repair on my laptop. If someone replies and they feel more comfortable with me using their CD at their home, what is the procedure to do the repair? I will need this info as you may not be online at that time. Thanks! :)
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We have a small tutorial on it here

As to the legality, well you do have a valid licence, you are not installing the system fresh - just repairing
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