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Babbelingbrook

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Hi I have a virus that f***ed up my comp. I got my help from this forum but I decided that I wana reformat my comp,so I need help.
I am really bad at this and dun know what to do.

I got a stationary acer comp around 2 years old. I wana install windows xp (the best version). So I need help with that and fixing all the drivers, updating, installing and so.

I got no xp cd so I will need to download one. Please help! / Isabell

http://www.geekstogo...pper-generic-5/ link to old topic.
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rshaffer61

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If it is a Acer it may have the recovery partition on it. Gice this a try and let us know.

Acer:
Hard Disk Recovery
should be enabled by default. If it is not, you may need to go into your system’s BIOS by hitting F2 at boot and enable it under the Advanced tab.

Once Hard Disk Recovery is enabled, restart the system and hit ALT+F10. This will begin the system recovery process. You will be prompted to type six zeros as a security step. Type 000000 to proceed.
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