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I need to clean out my computer but keep WinXP.

It is very old and slow so I want to clear out the hard drive but keep XP on it. Also any other wipe out hard drive ideas would be great.

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Uninstall all the unwanted softwares   using the add/remove programmes.....
if you are suspicious about any viruses being there i would suggest you to download and install 'Avast 8'
and run a boot time scan.this will clear all the viruses in your computer for sure then use  "tune up utilities"
 to detect the unused registery entries and delete them (it has a one click miantainance)
you can get both the softwares for free( only trial) from www.download.com
i am tellling all this considering you do not want to part with the CURRENT windows xp or do not have a Windows onstallation disc
if you have any other questions please do post back

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