How do I install Windows on a netbook?

Hewlett-packard Mini 210-1010nr netbook
August 9, 2010 at 13:55:33
Specs: Windows XP
i purchased a hp notebook but i don't now hot to install windows. it doesn't have cd or floppy drive. it start with c prompt.

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August 9, 2010 at 14:21:31
If it is possible you may need to slipstream drivers into a xp disk and then borrow or buy a usb CD rom drive. It may be possible to install in other ways too.

Might contact HP. They may sell you a disk to recover to Windows 7.

Is it stolen?

Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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August 9, 2010 at 14:34:41
I didn't know HP sells netbooks without any operating system preloaded.


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August 9, 2010 at 23:18:14
HP supply a recovery parttion which can be accessed by repeatedly pressing F10 at startup. then follow the instructions

i hate computers!
but cant help myself....

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August 10, 2010 at 01:26:22
You should read the documentation that came with your HP netbook.

Normally, when you start the netbook the first time, it asks you to install the OS and asks you a couple of questions, such as location, time, etc.. If you are past this but did something wrong before completing the installation of the OS, then the documentation tells you how to resart the process.

If you want to upgrade your OS, then you can either prepare and use a USB stick that has the OS on it or buy an USB DVD drive and start the upgrade process from it.

Hope this helps.


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August 10, 2010 at 09:21:09

M$ documentation in the above above spelled out the three recommended ways of installing Windows 7 on a netbook.


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