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how do i delete windows xp home from hard drive easily

by lmg1065 / July 22, 2005 5:52 AM PDT

I have windows xp home edition and would like to reformat my computer. I know how to reload it i just dont know how to get it deleted.
If anyone could send me easy to follow instuctions on how to do this I would be greatfull. I dont know alot and i'm trying to learn. Thanx.

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Removiing Windows
by El Alquimista / July 22, 2005 6:51 AM PDT

You say you want to reformat your computer; do you mean you plan to reformat your hard drive? If so, why do you feel this is necessary? What sort of problems are you having that need this radical cure?

Reformatting the drive will automatically remove Windows XP, so you need not do anything else. It will also remove all programs, data, documents, pictures, and everything else from your system, so be sure you back up anything you want to keep so you can reinstall it later.


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IF you try to format a XP its trouble
by jacf / July 22, 2005 8:06 AM PDT
In reply to: Removiing Windows

I was adding a copy of XP home on a hard disk newly formatted and I happenned to put in the wrong some of the digits they were what I had, My computer hung up, after that I could not install that version, so I tried another of my XP packages it popped up and still wanted the old number so I believe xp puts the number on the hard drive so I did a new format still would not install, wrong I.D. string it said I haven't tried xp Pro yet. It will probably install if you use the origanal

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