How to Reinstall Windows XP on an HP Compaq NC6220

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How to Reinstall Windows XP on an HP Compaq NC6220
Reinstall Windows XP on HP Compaq NC6220 with the original Windows XP CD. (business computer desktop office image by scalesy from Fotolia.com)

Windows XP was one Microsoft's most successful operating systems, revolutionising how users operate their computers. The HP Compaq NC6220 came with a standard installation of Windows XP. Computer manufacturers ship the operating system CDs with the systems you purchase. Reinstalling Windows XP is a straightforward process and only requires the original Windows XP CD to reinstall.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Windows XP CD

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Insert the Windows XP CD into your CD/DVD drive, then restart your computer. The Windows XP CD will now boot with the PC.

  2. 2

    Press "Enter" on the "Windows Setup" menu.

  3. 3

    Press the "F8" key when the "Windows Licensing Agreement" menu is displayed on your monitor.

  4. 4

    Press the "R" key when the "Windows Repair" menu is displayed on your monitor. Windows recovery will now reload your system files.

  5. 5

    Restart the computer after the reinstallation process has completed.

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