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How to uninstall XP Professional (PC2)


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Top of the morning, Dean...

To remove ALL the information from the drive and perform a clean install of the new software, it will be necesary to delete the existing partition and then create and format a new one. You did everything fine up to that point. Try again only this time delete the partition that is currently on the drive. :tazz:

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Hi Wannabe

Sorry to ask...

I follow back the same process. Insert The XP Home and reboot and on back the Lap Top?

How can I do the clean install?

Do I need to delete all the partition and creat a new one?

I do not have a partition magic...is this going to be a problem?

I already register the new software to Microsoft....is there any problem if I reinstall it again? I worried it will prompt me to buy a new software or indicating I have previuosly installed the XP.

Sorry to ask all this silly questions.

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Hi Dean...

The only thing silly about a question is not asking it... :tazz:

Go to the link below for instructions on how to delete you partitions and install XP...scroll about halfway down the page to the instructions in the blue box. You will need to delete any and all partitions on the drive. The Windows XP installation disk will do all the partitioning and formatting, you don't need any third party software.

http://support.micro...id=1173&sid=312

You won't have any problems activating your software with Microsoft as long as you are installing on the same machine.

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Good Morning Wannabe,

THANK YOU for guiding me through the process. I manage to removed and deleted previous software + installed all legitimate software (XP Home, Office and others).

The only question is I can't restore the back up file. I back up through NERO CD Burner but now the software does not carry restore point.

I tried to look into START---->ALL PROGRAM---->ASSESORIES---->SYSTEM TOOLS......but I not able to find BACK...

Why is that so?

Can I restore the back up using other method?

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Din
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Are you trying to restore using Nero or the MS Backup program?

I see you used Nero to to back up, but you say the software does not carry a restore point; restore points are used by the MS Backup and restore program, with Nero, you should be able to "browse" for your CD and find your backup files.
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Hi there,

I back up using NERO but not able to restore using NERO because there is not such folder in NERO indicating restore point.

How can I find it or solve it

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browse for the location of the restore point/files
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browse for the location of the restore point/files
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Hi kd1966

I not able to locate the restore point....anyhow I will try again


Hi wannabe1

Thanks you for assisting me.


All the best to all

Regards
Dean :tazz:
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