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Hey im Sarah, So iv got old my old laptop. Its a Compaq Armada M700, it did run on Windows 2000 but my uncle put XP Professional Build 2600 on it. it works but i cant get the latest msn internet explorer ect. When i turn it on i have to choose to run xp, there is a set up version o.s in the list how would delete this? And how i can i learn to get this laptop in as good working order as possible? Is it worth it? I have just read that you can upgrade to windows xp professional if u had windows NT, which i have the cd and manual still in the wrapper. this might hav been an old page thought. and do u think a 'clean install'? is a good thing to do? Any advice

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A clean install would probably be the best thing to do.
Over time, all computers pick up bits and pieces of programs of patchs, and programs no longer used.
So with a clean fresh install, it will not have to deal with any of the "leftovers"

This is my personal choice any time I want to get the best performance out of an older machine, format and load.

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