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Old 02-19-2006, 11:28 AM   #1
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Question Help If You Can

Hi, folks good to find this site...
However down to business
I installed linux-xp on a computer i have...!
And don't like it...!
I would like to remove it..and return to winxp..
So my ?'s are ..How do i format this?
And is there a tool i can use to make matters simple?
I tried to figure this out..but to no avail..i need help!

I can follow instruction and have some working knowledge of xp and how to do it..but i'm stuck with this one.. Hope this is enough info to help me...
Old 02-19-2006, 11:32 AM   #2
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Turn your computer on.

Open the CD drive and put the XP CD in.

Restart and boot from CD.

Follow instructions and delete all partitions, then make a new one for XP.



And for drivers - use windows update.
Old 02-19-2006, 11:32 AM   #3
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PS - shame shame for not liking linux
Old 02-19-2006, 12:05 PM   #4
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Will help you if you do two things:
1. Help me get Windows off of my computer.
2. Tell me what "linux-xp" is.

We all wish you the best of luck as you migrate from quality and freedom to mediocrity and monopolistic tyrrany....
Old 02-19-2006, 02:47 PM   #5
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Sad. linux-xp is a distro. try distrowatch. And, the q title is badly formulated
Old 02-20-2006, 08:48 PM   #6
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Post Linux-XP Desktop Edition 2006

First of all..I would like to thank you all for your comments..Even though some are a little funny

Linux Xp Desktop
Hey it looked good..but i couldn't wait to see what was going to happen after 90 reboots or 30 depending..which is lockout similar to micronuts!
However for me..i couldn't deal with the language..and when i learned it had to be activated i lost control and wanted it gone.All that grub and other stuff i cant even remember..I couldn't find out how to use the terminals or anything..It was in russian but i did fix that..I thought maybe i could get rid of it..without messing up the other partitions i had on the computer..However i did get it sorted by using hirens 7.5 and deleting all partitions,formating and doing a clean install of my disired OS. This does not mean i hate linux..I think i'll start with something a friend recommended..
And swears will do me good. Which is Xandros 3___
Now that i'm not bugging..I'll give that a try and see where it leads me..Now that i have this forum for support in the endeavor..Thanks again and good for looking out..I do appreciate it..KUDOS


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