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Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Steve Lawman, Nov 13, 2004.

  1. Steve Lawman

    Steve Lawman Guest

    I have an old computer and want to format the old windows 98 and install
    windows xp. Im not familiar about formatting a drive and reinstalling
    windows. Anybody have an explination of how to do this in idiots
    terminology?
    The reason being that the old system crashed, froze up all the time, and
    kept doing weird things. Hate to pitch it, perhaps someone else could use it
    if I could get it to quit acting up?
    As I said I'm puter illiterate at these things. Thanks
     
    Steve Lawman, Nov 13, 2004
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  2. Steve Lawman

    Plato Guest

    Steve Lawman wrote:
    >


    See if the system boots off the XP cd. Then follow along.

    > I have an old computer and want to format the old windows 98 and install
    > windows xp. Im not familiar about formatting a drive and reinstalling
    > windows. Anybody have an explination of how to do this in idiots
    > terminology?
    > The reason being that the old system crashed, froze up all the time, and
    > kept doing weird things. Hate to pitch it, perhaps someone else could use it
    > if I could get it to quit acting up?
    > As I said I'm puter illiterate at these things. Thanks
     
    Plato, Nov 14, 2004
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