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I need to unistall windows vist xp to delete viruses and threats. I also need to reinstall windows vista xp

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What you can considered to is to perform a Recovery of everything. With the cd that came when you bought your computer inserted and thats how you can recover it. 

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if not then more info is needed,OS and year and make of computer and what kind of virus you are refering to. ie what is your computer currently doing or how is it reacting

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How to format a computer with windows vista.


<span> <p>To format your hard disk during Windows Vista installation, you'll need to start, or boot, your computer using the Windows Vista installation disc or USB flash drive.<br /> <ol> <li>Turn on your computer so that Windows starts normally, insert the Windows Vista installation disc, and then shut down your computer.<br /><br /></li> <li>Restart your computer.<br /><br /></li> <li>Press any key when prompted, and then follow the instructions that appear.<br /><br /></li> <li>On the <b>Install Windows</b> page, follow any instructions that are displayed, and then click <b>Install now</b>. <ul> <li>If the <b><a href="http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-format-computer.php#">Install Windows</a></b> page doesn't appear, and you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system settings. To learn how to do this, see <a href="http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Start-Windows-from-a-CD-or-DVD">Start Windows from a CD or DVD</a>.</li></ul></li> <li>On the <b>Get important updates for installation</b> page, we recommend getting the latest updates to help ensure a successful installation and to help protect your computer against security threats. You will need an Internet connection to get installation updates.<br /><br /></li> <li>On the <b>Type your product key for activation</b> page, do one of the following: <ul> <li>If you are reinstalling Windows Vista, you should enter your product key now.</li> <li>If you are not reinstalling Windows Vista, you can skip this step.</li></ul></li> <li>On the <b>Please read the license terms</b> page, if you accept the license terms, click <b>I accept the license terms</b>.<br /><br /></li> <li>On the <b>Which type of installation do you want?</b> page, click <b>Custom</b>.<br /><br /></li> <li>On the <b>Where do you want to install Windows</b>? page, click <b>Drive options (advanced)</b>.<br /><br /></li> <li>Click the partition that you want to format and click <b>Format</b> <ul> <li>If you have more than one partition on this hard drive and want to get rid them to make one big drive again, then select a partition and click on the <b>Delete</b> option for each partition. Once you have deleted all of the partitions, select the <b>Unallocated Space</b> partition and click <b>Format</b></li></ul></li> <li>When you've finished formatting, click <b>Next</b>.<br /><br /></li> <li>Follow the instructions to finish installing Windows Vista, which include naming your computer and setting up an initial user account. <ul> <li>If you do not want to reinstall Windows Vista, you can cancel the installation at this point and keep your newly formatted drives.</li></ul></li></ol></span>

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Unable to access safe mode using f8 or msconfig because a virus has exe,


try to scan ur system using your anti-virus or if still not work you need to reset it to its factory default or reformatting your HDD...



How to Format a Computer with Windows Vista

Warning - Formatting hard drive information does not permanently erase the data. Even after a computer has been formatted, deleted files can be easily recovered. If you want to permanently wipe your hard drive by completely overwritting hard drive data, check out WipeDrive.
To format your hard disk during Windows Vista installation, you'll need to start, or boot, your computer using the Windows Vista installation disc or USB flash drive.

  1. Turn on your computer so that Windows starts normally, insert the Windows Vista installation disc, and then shut down your computer.

  2. Restart your computer.

  3. Press any key when prompted, and then follow the instructions that appear.

  4. On the Install Windows page, follow any instructions that are displayed, and then click Install now.
    • If the Install Windows page doesn't appear, and you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system settings. To learn how to do this, see Start Windows from a CD or DVD.
  5. On the Get important updates for installation page, we recommend getting the latest updates to help ensure a successful installation and to help protect your computer against security threats. You will need an Internet connection to get installation updates.

  6. On the Type your product key for activation page, do one of the following:
    • If you are reinstalling Windows Vista, you should enter your product key now.
    • If you are not reinstalling Windows Vista, you can skip this step.
  7. On the Please read the license terms page, if you accept the license terms, click I accept the license terms.

  8. On the Which type of installation do you want? page, click Custom.

  9. On the Where do you want to install Windows? page, click Drive options (advanced).

  10. Click the partition that you want to format and click Format
    • If you have more than one partition on this hard drive and want to get rid them to make one big drive again, then select a partition and click on the Delete option for each partition. Once you have deleted all of the partitions, select the Unallocated Space partition and click Format
  11. When you've finished formatting, click Next.

  12. Follow the instructions to finish installing Windows Vista, which include naming your computer and setting up an initial user account.
    • If you do not want to reinstall Windows Vista, you can cancel the installation at this point and keep your newly formatted drives.

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As far as Free Antivirus is concerned, you can download Avira from http://www.free-av.com/ It has the highest detection rates & also extremely light on the system.

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If you don't need any files currently on the computer, boot from your Windows XP disc, have it delete the current partition and then format the new partition, and install windows XP.
Note: this will delete anything you currently have on the computer at this time!

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Hi.. first of all when ur system gets attacked by virus or threats its difficult to perform delete operations. The only best way is to format ur system with the help of XP cd. This XP cd will reboot ur operating system so that all viruses and threats available in ur C drive will get deleted... So the only option is to re install ur OS with XP cd...

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Hi. I'm Azrul from Malaysia. Your windows installation might be corrupted and the system files might have been modified by a virus. Here is a possible solution for you:

Insert your Windows XP Setup disk in the CD rom drive. Set your boot priority to the cd rom. Wait for the option to repair your Windows XP installation. Do not format or reinstall. Just repair.

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My computer (laptop)had windows vist installed when i bought it new i have since had problems with it not booting up my son has resently deleted everything on d:dive i.e. potision now i cant do anything...


Since you have deleted the D: drive content PC Restore will not be possible. If you have the windows vista CD then reformat and reinstall Windows. As you said that you have problem with windows vista, you can install Windows XP. To know more about how to reinstall and operating system go to the website www.windowsreinstall.com.

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Sounds like the an unistall has already run and failed or the unistall files have been deleted. If possible reinstall completely and then uninstall. If none of this works try the norton removal tool found here http://service1.symantec.com/Support/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
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