Having problems with your Compaq Presario S5100NX (E120866) PC Desktop ?

Is there a way to reinstall windows without the windows installer cd's. We actually bought our computer with windows already installed from "Office Depot". We are trying to give our computer away, but before we do that we want to make sure nothing is left on that we don't want them to have. Naturally I thought a reformat of hard drive would work. Maybe there is something else we can do to get rid of everything on the computer but still keep windows. Thanks for your reply, David Ball.


Answers :

A smart way is to create a new user in the user accounts at the control panel, and then uninstall all programs.

After that just delete your old account and it will delete all files and settings (backup them first if you wish).

That will make windows look like it was just installed from the beggining.

If you really want to format, it's legit do download windows from any site since you use the key correspondent to the computer in question.

Good luck
Format the drive in which you keep your data using windows and keep in mind changing its format... e.g if fat32 then switch to NTFS... this will remove the data completely ... and yes if there is any data regarding the Windows drive then transfere it on the Data drive of yours..
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