I have an older computer that is so corrupted, I have to reformat. I am adding memory as that is all I need to get it to take os XP. It was running Win 98se, which I no longer have the disk. I do have a recovery disk from the manufacturer, is Win 98 on that and where would I get the code number from ,if so? I am reformatting and would like to add Windows XP which I have a full version copy w proper credentials. How do I go about doing this? Most articles I have read state I have to put the Win 98 back on after reformatting,,,anyone please help! To give you a bit of idea of how computer savy I am, I did reformat another computer and did replace the os system on it, but putting the new os on :giddy: is confusing from the articles I read,,,thanks for any help!