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DanaTx

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I was wondering if it would be a good idea to completely clean off my hard drive and start all over again to speed up my system? Can someone help me with this topic???? :tazz:
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If you decide to do a clean install, make sure your boot order is cd first, insert your cd and follow the prompts. Choose a full format (not the quick one) when asked.
http://www.winsupers...xp_sg_clean.asp

Of course, you will want to make sure you have current back ups of programs and data first.

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My house burned down last year so I lost all of my disk that went with this computer. I have since bought a laptop can I use that disk with this computer? Thanks for the quick reply!
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My house burned down last year so I lost all of my disk that went with this computer.  I have since bought a laptop can I use that disk with this computer?  Thanks for the quick reply!

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No you can't.. One XP license per system is all you are allowed..

You will need to purchase another XP cd and license for that system!!

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No, unfortunately, you can't use the other computer's disk. You can either buy a new one or call MS and throw yourself at their mercy for a new one (but I wouldn't hold my breath because you probably don't have receipts etc, huh?) To tweak your existing install, head to the malware forum for a clean up.
http://www.geekstogo..._Log-t2852.html

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Edited by Czarina, 24 September 2005 - 04:41 PM.

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I'll just go buy a new one, when I get it do I just follow the instructions on the disk?
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Take a good look at the link I posted in #2 so that you know exactly what to expect. It has screenshots and explanations.

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