First timer

By papad36
Feb 5, 2008
  1. hi every buddy iam a first timer to this web stuff my problem is i have a older laptop and who ever had it before me put both windows xp home ed. and win xp pro. on the same laptop how do i get rid of the two i would like to load my own win xp on myself can any one help . thank you if you can. email me at
  2. pcsupply

    pcsupply TS Rookie

    You need the windows xp product key first. Then boot to the xp cd. Press enter to install windows. Press f8 to agree to the terms. Press esc to install a new copy. Delete all exsisting partitions. Create your own. Use the defaults. Install windows xp on your newly ceated partition.
  3. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

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