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Wiped clean hard drive now the windows xp home won't let me install

I wiped clead the hard drive and now th win xp won't install because it a ungrade. is thier any way around it please help xp cost me 100 doller

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  • ABIDJAN Jul 28, 2008

    i have it but its under all my stuff in storage is thier a sight that i can get the instulation software from

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Hi ADIDJAN,

If you have the original installation cd than you can re-install your original operating system then upgrade it with xp afterwards.

Hope this helps and good luck

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