Help erasing hard drive?

  akilees 10:34 14 Apr 07

Hi guys I stupidly upgraded to windows vista ultimate and I cant get on with it, I cant remove programmes or use any of my software like nero 7 and my coms spec is too slow for it but I cant get rid of it now, so I really want to erase my hard drive and start again. Some one please help me?

  Legolas 10:51 14 Apr 07

I am assuming you want to go back to XP click here go about half way down the page to "Steps to Clean Install XP" follow the instructions.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:52 14 Apr 07

Set PC to boot from CD as first boot device (in BIOS)

Boot with XP CD in the drive and follow the prompts to format the drive/partition and install XP.

  tradetroniks 10:54 14 Apr 07

I only have an XP reinstall disk left?

and thank you for your replies

  akilees 10:59 14 Apr 07

sorry that last reply was my girlfriend posting for me but a reinstall disk is all I have left for XP

  tradetroniks 11:11 14 Apr 07


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:33 14 Apr 07

Borrow a XP CD then install as above but when it come to the part where you insert the license key put in the key that came with the upgrade disc.

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