How to Reformat Windows XP?

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To reformat your computer and put Windows XP on it, you first need to format the hard drive. You can do this by restarting your computer to command prompt only. Once the computer has started and type in fdisk, this will start the hard drive formatting. Once the hard drive is done formatting place your XP disk in the CD slot and follow the on screen installation instructions. Once installed restart your computer and your done.
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To reformat Windows XP get your Windows XP installation disk. Go ahead and boot from the the desk and go through the installation process. You will get to a point where you can reformat your hard drive.
When every your reformatting a operating system you do want to have all your files backed up. Then open the boot menu by hitting f8 when your computer first starts up to reformat windows xp.
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