XP reinstall - removal spyware etc

  Steinmanstorm 12:22 29 Jun 2007

Neighbours pc has more viruses/spyware etc than I've had hot dinners. I suggested re-install windows & start again. Authentic windows XP sticker & code on pc. However can't find recovery or other such disc.
Neighbour wants to know if another way to redo Windows like from another XP disc using her code. Anyone got any clues?

  recap 12:29 29 Jun 2007

Yes you can use another XP Home disc as your neighbour has the Authentication ID.

  keef66 12:38 29 Jun 2007

If it's XP Home OEM version, another XP Home OEM disk will be OK with her code. I have done it twice before on relatives' pc's using my XP Home disk and the code from their licence sticker. Install / validation no problem

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