Posted 08 September 2007 - 09:03 PM
I bought a computer from someone on Craigslist a while back, and the system was riddled with malware and unnecessary modifications. I have done everything i can to get the comp to run at its peak performance, but there is just too much that was screwed up by the previous owner. I want to do a fresh install of the operating system (xp pro) but, tho i do have the cd-key, i do not have an install disc. I was told that if i could find a xp pro install disk i could use that legally as long as i had my cd key, but i do not have a friend with a disc.
Is there another option? How can i reinstall XP Pro without the disc, or is there somewhere i can get the files online to make my own??
I also saw a tutorial on how to make your own install cd with the I386 folder on the computer....but the folder is not on my drive, so i dont know if thats a possibility or not.....