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Q. about Repair install (pls help)

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April 10, 2010 9:51:36 AM

XP doesn't want to boot and cannot afford loosing my documents. so my question is .....


Does the Repair Install from the XP setup partition page delete my documents and other installed programs?

thanks

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April 10, 2010 9:56:17 AM

it wont erase anything,, repair option only replace the system file.. you are good to go with rapeir option without loosing documents & applications
April 10, 2010 10:11:10 AM

juvealert said:
XP doesn't want to boot and cannot afford loosing my documents. so my question is .....


Does the Repair Install from the XP setup partition page delete my documents and other installed programs?

thanks




As manojgj has said, the XP Repair option on a genuine Windows XP CD won't harm your data but you used the word Partition. If that's a part of the hard disk the manufacturer set aside for a Recovery, it will take your system back to the way it was when it left the factory.

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April 10, 2010 10:12:52 AM

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Oops - clicked too soon. So hopefully you're talking about the Partition setup page as part of the install process bnut you should only be seeing that if you clicked on Enter to install and not on R to repair.

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April 10, 2010 2:58:47 PM
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thanks guys for the help. this question haunted me for some days lol. the pc i repaired only need the "load last wroking setting" and booted str8 to windows lol.

next time (if needed) i can perform the repair install without any concerns

thanks
June 17, 2010 1:48:07 AM

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