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Hey there i just answered a question about the same thing and will include the link below: remember reformatting will erase everything on the hard drive so make sure to back up any important files first.

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How do you undo ubuntu and add Windows XP?

Boot from the Windows XP CD and let it reformat the drive. WIndows XP cannot use the native Ubuntu filesystem, so you'll need to reformat the drive anyway and you might as well do it using the XP install disc.

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No, a reformat does not take place if you're only upgrading service packs. If you have any doubts, be sure to get the service pack upgrade through Windows Update.

How do you downgrade from Windows XP to Windows 2000?

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Reinstall Windows XP from your CD or DVD set and reformat your hard drive. This will erase everything including the virus. Also, get a Mac.

How do you reformat windows xp without reboot CD?

you have to boot from something else, whether it be a floopy disk, thumb drive, or setup cd. you can't delete files that you are currently using. if you boot into windows xp you can't delete windows xp.

Can you reformat a windows 98 hard drive using windows xp?

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How do you downgrade from Windows XP Media Center to Windows XP?

I don't think that you can. If I'm not mistaking, the compter that came with the Windows Media Center System is kind of locked to it in a way. The only other way I can think of is to buy a copy of Windows XP (Home or Pro) and reformat your hard drive and then put the new system disk in and follow the propmts.

My Standby mode is grayed out on a new installation of Windows XP?

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You might not need to reformat. You could try just uninstalling the Novell Client, by going to the properties of the Network adapter. If you do want / need to reformat, you should do it with the original disk that came with the computer. Sometimes the EULA key will not work with other manufacturer's CD.

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if your have windows 7, you have windows 7. if you have windows xp, you have windows xp. that's the difference.

How do you safely reformat hard drive that currently has Windows Vista and Windows XP?

You cannot reformat a hard drive and keep operating system(s) untouched. The point of formatting is to erase all data. There is only one exception, you can reformat some partitions on your hard drive if you have any. If you want to keep your current operating system those partitions must not be system.

How do you uninstall Windows XP from a slave drive?

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If you remove a drive running windows Xp from your old computer how can you add it to your new computer running windows vista?

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To upgrade from Windows 98 to Windows XP, you need a computer that meets the system requirements for Windows XP and a retail or upgrade CD of Windows XP.

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Windows xp is an operating system and Office xp is an accersorie that could run in Windows xp

How do you upgrade from Windows 98 to Windows XP?

Purchase Windows XP

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By installing Windows XP, with the Windows XP CD that is in case, when you bought it.

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