Reinstall Windows XP – Part 2
Got a Windows XP problem you just can’t solve? Been infected with stubborn malware? In this video we demonstrate how to reinstall Windows XP. We’ll be doing a complete reinstallation of Windows XP by first removing the old operating system. Because this process is lengthy, we have split the procedure into two videos. This is the second part of this tutorial, to view the first part, click here.
Remember that ALL data on your computer will be removed as a result of following this tutorial. Your computer will be reset completely and will be the same or similar to when you first purchased it. You must make sure to backup any data on the computer that you want to keep. We also recommend that you read our guide to reinstalling Windows before you begin. You may also wish to try a repair installation first before committing to a full reinstallation.
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Your computer will restart several times during this installation process, do not remove the Windows XP CD during the installation. You should also ignore any subsequent “Press any key to boot from CD” messages. You only need to start from the CD once, after that you must load/boot from your hard drive.
Fully reinstalling Windows will take between 30 minutes to an hour or more, depending on the speed of your computer.