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Reformatting computer i have win xp and a hp 7917 i need to reformatt my hard disc i dont need to keep anything i would like to be able to bring the computer back to orig state of out of the box and i need detailed info

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Usually for this brand and model HP 7917 you have restore cd's. usually 2 cd-roms. if you insert them it will come up with like a wizard. you have to set language, format disk, and type of os. in this case xp. if you don;t have a restore cd you;ll need a xp cd to boot from. at some point it detects there is already a windows present here you can delete the old one.

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