URGENT Help with uninstalling xp pro PLEASE

  angeleyes1968 18:10 02 Dec 2007

Hi can anyone tell me in simple terms how to uninstall xp pro and reinstall 2000??????


I have a s**t packard bell imedia with PROCESSOR INTEL CELERON 851MHz
126 RAM

It was originally millenium when new and the guy my son got it from upgraded to xp pro which even i know slows down your pc.

so i want to get rid of xp and install 2000 i have a legal copy of 2000 here now so i just need to sort it any advice please!


  Aaron-188486 18:43 02 Dec 2007

click here

This should be able to help you.

  angeleyes1968 23:51 02 Dec 2007

thanks aaron will this also apply to me installing 2000 instead?

  Diemmess 14:07 03 Dec 2007

Even with 2000 the computer will be slow by cuurent standards - CPU 800Mhz is very slow these days and your RAM the minimun required.

Make it your priority to copy and save any data you can't afford to lose from the old drive first.

Because you are trying to replace XP with an earlier Windows version you will not be able to just overwrite the XP system.

If you still have the ME disk or even a 98 startup floppy, you need to boot from it first.
Then there should be the opportunity to clean out drive C: by the FORMAT command.

Once formatted, you should be able to boot from the 2000 CD and install the system.

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