Uninstall Windows® XP in HP Pavilion® p6350z CTO Desktop PC
Need to uninstall Windows® XP® in HP Pavilion p6350z CTO Desktop PC?
There are many reasons to remove Windows XP from your HP Pavilion p6350z CTO Desktop PC. One of the reasons can be the fact that you want to restore your computer at its factory settings. A serious virus infection requests the uninstalling of the computer operating system in order to install a clean Windows. Even if this seldom happens, your computer might not be able to support Windows XP so you need to remove the computer OS and revert your computer to its original operating system. The uninstallation process has an average level of difficulty, so an intermediate user can perform this process. The disadvantage is that uninstalling the operating system from your computer implies the risk to erase the whole computer hard disk and it is time consuming.
Details about how to uninstall Windows XP from HP Pavilion p6350z CTO Desktop PC:
- The uninstall process
The uninstall process
The first step consists of starting the computer in its safe mode. Now you have to restart it again. You must have the administrator privileges to remove the operating system because only the computer administrator is allowed to remove a computer OS. So sign in as the computer administrator and point to ‘Start’. Go in ‘Control Panel’, select ‘Add/Remove’ option. In the new windows that will open you can see all the programs from your computer that can be safely uninstalled. Point to ‘Uninstall Windows XP’. The process will begin immediately.
If you choose to upgrade your current Windows XP to the most advanced Windows Vista it is not necessary to remove Windows XP from your computer. Windows XP allows Windows Vista to be overwritten and incorporated in its own files. This implies an easy transfer and moreover it is not requested to backup the important files, folder, or applications or to create bootable disks. The files that are installed prior the Windows XP upgrading process are stored and saved on your computer hard disk so it is not absolutely necessary to back up them. All the files you installed after you upgraded your Windows XP must be backed up in order to use them later.
Even if you opt to remove your present Windows XP or you choose to upgrade it, it is wise to backup at least the most important applications, directories, software, or personal data. Before thinking to uninstall your current operating system consider the possibilities to upgrade the system or to repair it. It is easier and safely and the result can be the same.