Windows® XP Reinstall
Do you want to reinstall Windows® XP?
When you buy a new computer it runs flawlessly satisfying all your computing requirements. Over time, you start experiencing problems that slow your computer down or your screen freezes frequently while you are working. You will notice that your computer is less stable than before. There are many reasons why your computer might be slow, such as lack of processor power or insufficient memory, but the majority of problems can be traced back to the software installed or your operating system. If you track that the fault lies with the operating system then you will need to reinstall or repair your Windows® XP. It can be difficult and time consuming to reinstall Windows® XP and choosing the right way is the most important decision.
Let us learn how to exactly install Windows® XP:
- Why do you need to reinstall Windows® XP?
- How to reinstall Windows® XP?
- Are there any limitations?
Why do you need to reinstall Windows® XP?
Some of the tips to know when you need to reinstall Windows® XP are provided to you in this section. You need to reinstall Windows® XP, if your security protection finds a virus or malware and it cannot be deleted in any other possible ways. You might want to reinstall Windows® XP when your registry is full and cannot be cleaned by registry cleaners. The other need for Windows® XP reinstall is, if you want to bring it back to factory settings and run it as fast as possible.
How to reinstall Windows® XP?
To reinstall Windows® XP, you need to first insert Windows® XP setup disk into DVD-ROM and restart your system and boot it from the Windows® XP DVD. Select the appropriate options for the installation process available on the interface. Click on the Repair your computer line at the bottom of the page. Select the Windows® XP installation and click on the Next button. In System Recovery options, click on the Startup Repair link. Startup repair will to try to repair whatever issues it found with Windows® XP files. Next, enter your Windows® XP serial key and then click on the Finish button. Your Windows® XP will reboot normally.
Reinstallation is done to avoid loosing of data. However, it is important that you must have a good backup of your data. The reason is that if the reinstallation is not successful then is little chance of losing your data. You must also opt for reinstallation only if system restore did not work for you, or you don’t want to have a new installation, or you want to preserve your user accounts, data programs, and other data, or there is no other way you can repair your Windows® XP.