|Back up any data you wish to save to remote media Consider ntbackup |
Make note of the sizes of partitions or drives you have now just in case.
Download Microsoft network installation of SP3 and save on CD or usb flash.
Make note of any drivers you may need.
:Place xp disk in cd tray
Set bios boot or select boot option at boot for cd.
Boot and when you get to drive part of installation, you delete the C drive ( or partition that is called C) and then normal install.
Apply SP3 before you do anything else.
Playing to the angels
Les Paul (1915-2009)