Uninstall Windows® XP from Toshiba® R10
Do you want to know how you can uninstall Windows XP from Toshiba R10 laptop?
The Toshiba R10 laptop is not only a sleek and lightweight but also durable and reliable due its magnesium alloy design. The Toshiba R10 laptop offers a WXGA high resolution 14.1 diagonal widescreen display, which is apt for multitasking, tackling spreadsheets and viewing multimedia. Toshiba R10 laptop is powered with Intel Centrino 2 with VPro Technology which provides longer battery life. Toshiba recommends Windows XP in the Toshiba R10 for better performance. Windows XP is the operating system produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business systems. Windows XP is experiencing problems due to some software snags as well as unmatched compatibility with the system requirements in Toshiba R10. It needs to be uninstalled for reloading another operating system.
Following are the guidelines to uninstall Windows XP in Toshiba R10 laptop and things to keep in mind while doing so:
- Uninstalling mode
- Steps for uninstalling
- Precautionary measures
The need for uninstalling the installed Windows XP operating system crops up when your Toshiba R10 laptop could not load Windows XP due to some software issues. The Toshiba R10 notebook provides dual booting capability which helps you in uninstalling Windows XP and installing another operating system. You need to select the ‘Safe Mode’ from the ‘Advanced Boot Options’ menu by pressing ‘F8’ key.
Steps for uninstalling
For uninstalling Windows XP operating system from Toshiba R10 laptop, you need to log on to the ‘Administrator’. In the command prompt, type “cd” and press ‘Enter’. You need to type “cdwindowssystem32” and then click ‘Enter’. Then you need to type “osuninst.exe” and press the ‘Enter’ key. You need to follow the instructions carefully that comes on the screen of Toshiba R10 laptop while uninstalling Windows XP.
When uninstalling Windows XP from your Toshiba R10 laptop, you need to take care of some precautionary measures. First of all you need to take the backup of all the important data including the system files and important drivers before performing uninstallation. This would help you in preventing any kind of data loss. Also, when you dual boot your Toshiba R10 laptop with the new operating system, you need to install the appropriate driver for the software that support the new operating system.