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XP Professional Uninstallation Problems

by ldsguy2828 / July 22, 2004 4:20 PM PDT

I recently received a copy of the Windows Xp Professional Upgrade verison for my Windows ME computer. After installing it, and messing around with it, I found out that many of my programs and drivers would have to be re-installed or upgraded. It was at this point that I decided to uninstall it and revert back to ME, which worked fine, and all of my programs work fine now back in ME, but when I turn on my computer, it goes to a screen (after the bios) where it gives two options: "Install Windows XP Professional" and "Cancel Installation". Whever I do cancel the installation, I can get into ME, but then when I shut down my comptuer and turn it back on, this dialog comes back. I do NOT have the Windows XP disc in my cd-rom drive, and re-installing ME didnt work, as it claimed that I had an incompatible file system and that I would have format my drive, something that I DONT want to do. Can someone help me? Is there any way to just bi-pass that selection menu by re-configuring startup files?

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by Michael Geist / July 22, 2004 7:04 PM PDT
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Re: XP Professional Uninstallation Problems
by simon2004 / July 24, 2004 1:23 PM PDT

Ha I had the same prob. Just go to your add/remove programs and uninstall the WinXP setup! Unfortunately Windows adds this to the progs just to confuse us

Easy as that!

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