I have a Dell Inspiron 4000 laptop with Windows ME installed. ME has been nothing but trouble all along. I won't go into that, I would have to write an entire book.
LET ME FIRST SAY I A NOVICE SO NEED SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS.
I want to one of the following 2 things.
1. Either completely uninstall ME and reinstall ME, as lots of things not
working. I don't know how to completely uninstall nor do I know how to
boot from CD, nor format. NEED SIMPLE ONFO ON THIS.
2. I want to uninstall Windows ME and install Windows XP. (ONE
QUESTION HERE WOULD BE, CAN I USE THE WINDOWS XP THAT
CAME WITH MY GATEWAY DESKTOP? Remember the laptop is a
If that is possible then I need to know in very simple terms how
to wipe Windows ME from the laptop and how to BOOT, FORMAT and
INSTALL Windows XP to the laptop using the Gateway desktop CD.
If one way wont work then need directions VERY SIMPLE as to how to do the other.
ME is causing multiple error messages, went into safemode while playing a game, then no longer showingsafemode but everything is very large, so that onecannot play games. System restore will not work, have run all diagnostics and suggestions friends gave to correct ME but npthing has worked so I am going to have to wipe ME and either install it again, or install XP if I can use my Gateway XP on my ME laptop.
Thank you in advance.