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Old 08-22-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
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Basically I installed Windows XP Pro on my computer, but I didn't overwrite XP home. Is there any way to delete an OS without restoring my computer? It isn't that big of a deal if I have to restore it, but I don't really want to.
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Old 08-22-2004, 02:17 AM   #2
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well the best thing is to do a reformat and make a clean install
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Old 08-22-2004, 09:40 PM   #3
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def....reformat and fresh install....if u need help

http://www.petri.co.il/install_windows_xp_pro.htm

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Old 08-22-2004, 09:54 PM   #4
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thanks guys, I know how to do a complete restore and everything, I was just wondering if there was an easier, or more complicated (I'm always up for learning more about computers), way of doing this. But I guess its a full restore for me.
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Yea....best thing to do..hope everything works out for yah


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Old 08-22-2004, 11:02 PM   #6
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I'm sure it will, I've done this a couple of times before so its not exactly a new experiance to me.
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lol ur telling me...ive did it about 3000 times this year(i work in the computer repair field)..lol
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Yeah - its annoying but its useful. Good for cleaning a computer too like in a Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter/Christmas/New Year clean.
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Boot up in MS - Dos Mode and re format the HDD
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Old 09-02-2004, 01:40 PM   #10
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Actually I've already done the reformat and everything, but I do have to ask, how do you boot XP into MS-DOS mode? On the startup menu I've never seen an option for it.
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