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Re: [vox-tech] rescuing winxp?



On Friday 24 September 2004 10:46, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> I can tell you what NOT to do if you get winXP disk:  don't boot it and
> choose "system restore" or whatever the option is called.  It
> re-installs WinXP entirely over itself, erasing all those important
> updates, installed drivers, etc.  You might as well start from scratch!

Thats usually a symptom of shitty oem disks.

WinXP cds do have an option to restore mbr some other otions too.

>

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