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Trying to restore XP back to Factory Status. Have Trojan Horse (placed in 'Chest)'. No Documentation CD but have all nec specs. What to do with Restore Disc? Have Operating System CD. Ta!


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If u want it to factory status then u need to reformat

Insert the Windows XP CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM\015\012drive, or insert the first Windows XP Setup boot disk into the floppy drive disc if you are starting from Setup boot disks, and then restart the computer.
\015\012NOTE: To start your computerfrom the Windows XP CD-ROM or from the Setup boot disk, your computer\015\012must be configured to start from the CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive or\015\012the floppy disk drive.
\015\012In some cases, you may have to modify your computer's BIOS settings to do this.
\015\012(If you are starting from the Windows XP Setup boot disks, insert\015\012each of the additional disks when you are prompted, and then press\015\012ENTER to continue after inserting each disk.)
\015\012At the Welcome to Setup page, press ENTER to continue.
\015\012Press F8 to accept the Windows XP Licensing Agreement.
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\015\012If an existing Windows XP installation is detected, you are prompted to repair it. Press ESC (do not repair).
\015\012All existing partitions and unpartitioned spaces are listed for each\015\012physical hard disk. Use the arrow keys to select the partition or space\015\012where you want to create a new partition, and then press D to delete an\015\012existing partition or press C to create a new partition using\015\012unpartitioned space.
\015\012If you press D to delete an existing partition, you must then press\015\012L (or press ENTER, and then press L if it is the System partition) to\015\012confirm that you want to delete the partition. Repeat this process for\015\012each of the existing partitions that you want to use for the new\015\012partition.
\015\012When all the partitions are deleted, you can then select the\015\012resulting unpartitioned space and then press C to create the new\015\012partition.
\015\012Type the size (in megabytes, or MB) that you want to use for the new\015\012partition, and then press ENTER, or just press ENTER to create the\015\012partition using the maximum size.
\015\012If you want to install Windows XP, use the arrow keys to select the partition you want to install Windows XP on, and then press ENTER.
\015\012Select the format option that you want to use for the partition, and then press ENTER. The options are:
\015\012
    \015\012
  • Format the partition by using the NTFS file system (Quick)
  • \015\012
  • Format the partition by using the FAT file system (Quick)
  • \015\012
  • Format the partition by using the NTFS file system
  • \015\012
  • Format the partition by using the FAT file system
\015\012You may also see:
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    \015\012
  • Leave the current file system intact (no changes)
\015\012Most people will want to choose: "Format the partition by using the NTFS file system".
\015\012After Setup formats the partition, follow the on-screen instructions to continue Setup until Windows XP fully installs.

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