older xp wont load

  nobbyhigo 14:01 10 Sep 2010
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hi
i have a 2 year old hp510 laptop runnin xp home i need to reformat i have an older xp disc 2002 home but it says on screen i cant use as i have a newer version installed
could you tell me what my choices are
thanks

  woodchip 16:59 10 Sep 2010

I have am just at this moment using the same Laptop. Have you tried F11 to run a Restore, It may have had a backup created on the Hard Drive Partition D:\ when new When its booting tap F11 when it pops up on screen F10 is for BIOS

  nobbyhigo 17:55 10 Sep 2010

yes it does have a hp drive partition. So can i do a clean reinstall from there and what do i do press f11 . Procedure please,woodchip
regards

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:19 10 Sep 2010

Tap F11 when first switch on then follow the prompts to rest the machine to factory condition.

  nobbyhigo 18:31 10 Sep 2010

thanks i will try that

  woodchip 11:52 11 Sep 2010

So is it doing anything

  nobbyhigo 19:53 11 Sep 2010

yep just saved my bits and sorted it with the Hp recovery
thanks

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