I buy a laptop to my friend. My problem is the original OS was replaced by another OS which is not genuine product and already been reformatted many times and lost the original back up..I find original product keys at the back of the laptop which is genuine product from Microsoft..MY question is how could i put back/download the original OS for the my laptop the original OS windows XP home edition..Is it possible to download the original one and how could i also download the system Drivers etc. for the laptop to work..what steps to do first & how do i start pls. help..thanks
You need to borrow from a friend a XP Home OEM cd and then you can install it using your own product key from the laptop label Read the guide click here it has pictures of each screen as you install so you will learn how it is done. You have not told us the make and model of the laptop but for the drivers you need you can download them from the makers website and save them to a file until ready to install them. i.e. if it is a Dell you go to the Dell website.
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