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Ben Ayres

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Hi there please can someone Help me.. I need two reinstall Windows XP 2004 SP3 to my Laptop but my computer (Acer Travelmate 8371) does not have a CD drive would it be possible to do this by External Hardrive.. Thanks Ben Ayres.

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Hi :welcome:

First I'm going to ask a mod to move this thread to a more specific subforum, as this one is rather fir general, no technical-related things :)

Second, if this machine had a system preinstalled, then you should have a backup copy of your system. Do you have one? Or are you able to obtain one, using its software?
If so, then you may burn it to a thumbdrive and set a fresh copy from this USB.
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Ben, it depends on whether you can boot from an External Hard Drive or not. If yes, then yes, this can be done.

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