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#1 dean1126

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Posted 06 April 2005 - 11:29 AM

hello, i am here seeking knowledge and wisdom regarding any aspects of computers and technology, as i have none :thumbsup: i currently have this stupid windows xp stuck on my computer and cannot get rid of it..i had xp on one computer and then put it on another. i soon found out the m$ did not like this idea..as my product key # is the same..after 30 days it kicked me off..but, the problem is when i turn on my computer it takes me to the product registration page and then logs me out when i do not have the proper information...so, i cannot go to the add/delete part and delete it and out my windows 95/98 on it...help...dean

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Posted 06 April 2005 - 11:45 AM

You cannot "uninstall" any windows OS through "add/remove" programs.

What you need to do is completely reformat the HDD and then reinstall your 95/98.

If you have the windows 98 startup floppy, just boot from it and select "start with cd-rom support".
At the dos prompt, type in "format c:".

Once it is done, put your 98 OS disk in the cd-rom drive.
At the dos prompt, type "[cdromdrive]:\setup" (ie. D:\setup).
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