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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by johnogy, Nov 18, 2012.

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  1. johnogy

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    hi people, my miss has only gone and brought a eee pc series (asus 701) with out even telling me she fort she was getting a bargin for £60 second hand, wot a fool she is, ive got it in front of me now and they installed windows xp2 on b4 they sold her it, ive done a driver scan and theres 96 updates that need to done, i havent got a clue if its a clone copy or anything i was thinking would it be best if i just did a clean installation of windows xp3 (boot from usb witch i havent got a clue how to do) or shall i just let it update its self ? PLEASE HELP . she brought this for my 8 year old daughter for Christmas aswell. ive told her to get the money back but she wont. THANKS IN ADVANCE GUYS, (and another thing is i have no usb cd drive to attach to it to boot windows from) it all boots up fine its just all these update what need doing.
     
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    If it currently has Windows XP SP2 installed, you need to install the SP3 upgrade before you do a custom scan at Windows Update/Microsoft Update.

    A custom scan will probably display over 100 post-SP3 high priority updates.

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  3. johnogy

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    right ive updated to xp3,the screen on it is still to long, ive been reading about these notebooks and ive red that they come with linux already on them, so i havent got a clue how xp ended up on it? (DONT NO WEATHER TO KEEP XP3 ON IT OR PUT LINUX BACK ON IT)
    This is my daughters Christmas present so want the most easiest operating system a 8 year old would be able to use.
     
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