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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎06-23-2009
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Reformat HP pavilion entertainment Laptop

Hello,

 

I want to reformat my HP pavilion entertainment Laptop,

What key do I click in the beginning in order to do that?

 

Thanks,

Livnat.

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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎06-23-2009
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Re: Reformat HP pavilion entertainment Laptop

Hi again,

I meant reformat and reinstall windows XP...

Thanks!!

Provost
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Member Since: ‎01-31-2009
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Re: Reformat HP pavilion entertainment Laptop

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Hi,

First make Vista backup. If You have it now. How to do it all informations here.

 

Then put Your XP CD and boot from it. Select this partition which You want for installation.

Remember then this partition which You will choose will be formated and You will loose all data from it.

 

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