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OK, in a nut shell -- Cant get XP to start. Computer ONLY reboots and reboots. Want to ERASE hard drive and start over OR SELL COMPUTER after erase. HOW CAN I ERASE HD -- HOW DO I GET TO THAT POINT AS COMPUTER IS (ONLY) BOOTING ??

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You need an XP CD.

insert the disk to the CD/DVD drive and boot from CD

you can change the boot sequence in bios or press F12

when it says press any key to boot from CD rom

press anything on your kybd

and let the windows to load

it will ask you if you want to repair or install windows press enter
then press F8 to accept the EULA
then press ESC to install a fresh copy of windows
you can delete the partition by highlighting the drive that says
C:\Windows then press D to delete then Press L to confirm
and follow the onscreen instruction

hope this help

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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