Uninstalling Windows® XP in Toshiba Portégé R600
Learn how to uninstall Windows® XP in Toshiba Portégé® R600
If you are facing problems with Windows® XP operating system in your Toshiba Portégé® R600 then you can uninstall it. You should have complete details about uninstallation as it will be beneficial for you otherwise you may face different issues or complications during the process.
The following points will provide a better understanding of uninstalling Windows® XP in Toshiba Portégé® R600:
- Guidelines to uninstall Windows® XP in Toshiba Portégé® R600
- Things to keep in mind while uninstalling Windows® XP
- Complications that can occur during uninstallation
Guidelines to uninstall Windows® XP in Toshiba Portégé® R600
In order to uninstall Windows® XP you have to run your laptop in safe mode and for this you have to press F8 when your laptop starts. You have to enter laptop with Administrator otherwise you will not be able to uninstall Windows® XP. Now, you have to open control panel and click icon of Add/Remove programs from there which will open list of all programs installed on your laptop. Now you have to click “Uninstall Windows® XP” and this will start process. If there is no option of “Uninstall Windows® XP” then you have to upgrade Windows® XP to uninstall it.
Things to keep in mind while uninstalling Windows® XP
It is necessary to keep several things in mind when you are going to uninstall Windows® XP from your laptop otherwise you will face several issues while or after uninstalling Windows® XP. One of the important things is to keep backup of files and necessary data as you will not get it after removal of operating system. If you are uninstalling Windows® XP to install Windows Vista® then you do not need to uninstall it because you can upgrade Windows® XP to Windows Vista®.
It is possible that you may face different complications while uninstalling Windows® XP from your laptop. One of the main problems is that there is no option of uninstalling Windows® XP and for this you have to upgrade Windows® XP or have to reinstall an older version of Windows® XP. If you are using an unregistered version of Windows® XP then you will not be able to complete the process. It is also possible that an issue occur according to which some files are missing which are necessary to uninstall Windows® XP. If you are using a pirated version of Windows® XP then it cause issue while uninstalling.