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re installing xp

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by johtheone, Feb 5, 2003.

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  1. johtheone

    johtheone Thread Starter

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    my daughters computer recently became infected with the worm virus i got rid of it with avg however most of her programs wont start so i used the recovery disc however this only installed an extra xp rather than installing over the other one. i have tried right clicking on my hardrive and formatting but i cannot do this either any help on thi would be breatly appreciated
     
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    <img src=http://forums.techguy.org/attachment.php?s=&postid=712413>

    TO T.S.G.

    go into bios and make sure its set to boot from cdrom.
    reboot and put in the xp cd.....at the 1st blue screen choose "repair"......at the 2nd blue screen choose "install".
    you will now have a chance to format windows with a crisp squeeky clean copy;)

    good luck
     

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