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#1 novicef

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Posted 17 November 2006 - 09:59 AM

I have a notebook which is running very slowly. I would like to reformat the disc but I don't know how to. After loading the disc which is Windows XP professional what do I do. I need a step by step process to do so, so if somebody has the time to set this out for me I would really appreciate it. The last time I got this reformatted and reloaded with XP it cost me $250. Thanks in advance.

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Posted 17 November 2006 - 05:23 PM

Reformatting is actually pretty easy - but it is time consuming. First tho, what is the exact make and model of the laptop? This will give us the information needed to find the software and drivers that you need to set it up.

Also, do you have the restore/repair disks that should have come with the laptop? Or, does it have a separate partition with the restore information on it (we can figure this out from the make and model information if necessary).

Once we've got that info, we'll get you going on installing XP, updating XP, installing your hardware drivers, and some free security applications that will keep you safe on the web.
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