The entire process lasts about an hour but varies on the hardware configuration of your computer. Show posts by this member only Post 5. Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. Why do you even need it? Make sure you have created recovery discs! The HP Web Support team would like your feedback on this video.

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Remind me in a few days. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! What can I do? You will be automatically led to the installation steps onscreen. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. And record them to CD!

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We started by making recovery disks, backing up personal files, and downloading the necessary XP drivers. Anonymous Feb 02, You can’t post answers that contain an email address. Hmmm… Microsoft probably has the drivers we need but they’re located on their website that we need to tap into. We need to start writing down the items we need to look for. The email address entered is already associated to an account.


You cannot use the same XP installation disc on multiple PCs.

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Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary saya by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. Please assign your manual to a product: Please make your comments as specific as possible so we can improve this video as well as others in the future. Activate your copy of XP to get driver updates.

The max point reward for answering a question asta Show posts by this member only Post 9. Install the new operating system. We followed a solid process.

Click “Add” to insert your video. How can this be resolved. Show posts by this member only Post So we need to transfer those files to a CD. We hope it helps you learn how you can best change your operating system if you ever need to, and save yourself a lot of time and frustration in the process. Disable this by cojpaq to Compatible mode.


Actually, put your files on a blank CD before you upgrade or downgradesaa change your operating system. Your harddrive is IDE connection.

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