>> Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Labels: c drive, format, How to, re-install, Tutorials, windows tutorial, xp
- Requirements: Read this very carefully and check that you have everything you need before continuing. If you lack anything, go and get it first.
- Getting prepared:
- Re-installing Windows XP:
Now all you need is to follow these simple instructions and you'll end up with a newly installed XP on your computer. See the screenshots for reference.
Restart your computer, boot from the Windows XP installation CD and wait for a few minutes for the setup to be ready.
At this screen choose Typical settings or if you want to manually configure network components select custom, but I suggest to use typical settings. Then select 'Next'.
Just select 'Next' and sit back for some minutes. You are on the way of just completing your re-installation.
When you see this screen. you have almost completed your task. Press OK and when the next dialog box occurs, press OK again.
After coming to this screen just follow the simple instructions.1. Press Next 2. Help protect...(1st option) Press Next 3. Press skip to skip this step or if you are connected to internet you can let the setup find it. 4. Registration if optional,so perform if you want, or select 'No,not this time'. Press Next.
Then choose names for your users. Enter at least one. Press 'Next' and at the next step press 'Next' once again.
Congrats! You're done. Now just watch your freshly installed windows XP boot for the first time. Then install the required drivers from the driver CD and a good antivirus and MS Office or anything else you want. You'll be happy by the performance of this re-installed windows for the next many years to come.
- Formatted your existing c: drive.
- Re-installed Windows XP