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Windows XP home

By ralph.brown1 ·
We have just ordered a copy of windows XP Home full version from Amazon.
When installed and registered will it be able to receive the "Windows Updates"?

Charles

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It sure will,

by Jacky Howe In reply to Windows XP home

but download your Antivirus software and install it, let it automatically update, before you go on the internet. Also have your motherboard and video drivers ready to make the install go as smoothly as possible.

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Intend to do a complete install

by ralph.brown1 In reply to It sure will,

I believe I can format the hard drive and then do a clean install by starting the PC from the XP Home disc? and selecting repair?
Thank You
Charles

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by Jacky Howe In reply to Intend to do a complete i ...

the instructions in this Article.

How to install or upgrade to Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316941

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Thank You

by ralph.brown1 In reply to Follow

I have downloaded the microsoft paper and will proceed.
Thanks Again
Charles

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If you want

by Jacky Howe In reply to Thank You

a clean install you can delete and then recreate the Primary partition, just before you install. Follow these instructions.

How to partition and format a hard disk by using Windows XP Setup program

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313348

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