Here’s a Guide for those who suffer from formatting each couple of months in result of bad maintenance of their System.
You need to have a fresh Installation to avoid any kind of Corruption or viruses to be left over.
Best and latest Windows Out there is "Windows Xp: Build 2600 Sp2 Pro".
It Has Service Pack 2 Integrated With it so you wont need to update your windows with Service pack 1 Update series. Buy it or as most of us do DOWNLOAD it .
now whether u download the cd or buy it it will be bootable, meaning that once you insert the cd and restart you will be redirected to Installation page instead of windows and you wont need to make your own boot disk as older version of windows required.
1) Ok so once you booted your Pc with the Cd you will see the following Page, as it says PRESS ANY KEY TO BOOT FROM CD
2) Next a Blue Page shows up and you will see some setup files being copied, ignore it for a while till the below Screen Shows Up.it will ask you if u want to repair the Current Windows or install a new one, the 3rd option will be Exiting the setup. Press ENTER on the "Set up Xp Now" for new installation.
3) Press F8 at User Agreement page to Agree with it.
4)Selecting and Formatting Partition is what next page(s) will be about.
Select your partition and choose Whether you want to Format or leave the partition as it is. Quick and full Format is among the options.
Full format is more reliable but takes some time so go with the Quick Format.
Once you select you're method setup will format the partition.
5) Setup will Start Copying file once the format is done and will restart.
6)The setup process reboots and loads installation mode. It will then begin to load device drivers based upon what it finds on your computer. You don't need to do anything at this stage.
Let the setup Continue and you Customize some Options like region setup when given.
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