> powerampfreak wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Actually somewhat out of topic in this ng, BUT in fact used for SPICE
> > which is electronic associated, I think
> > this question won't hurt anyone:
> > I need to reinstall windows XP. Does the "Repair" (R) function in the
> > install menu just reinstall windows and still let my programs and
> > outlook mails and such be intact?
> > I realize desktop shortcuts and icons may disappear but that's not a
> > problem.
> > I just need to know that mails and programs are still operationable.
> > By the way, could anyone tell me how to "export" mails in Outlook for
> > backup and possibly putting into a new Outlook installation?
> > Thanks,
> Yes; boot with the CD as if you were going to do an install.
> Then after the "Welcome to Setup", press enter for the "To set up
> Windows XP now,press ENTER".
> Press F8 to agree.
> ..."use the UP and Dpown ARROW keys to select an installation"
> "To repair the selected Windows XP installation, press R"
> ----> Press R and everything from that point forward will act exactly
> like a fresh installation, including the stupid "If floppy disk in drive
> A, remove it" which *really* means "remove CD", as well as re-entering
> the key serial number.
> All programs will be intact, the desktop will be intact; i cannot say
> for OutRook as it is a POS that should *NEVER* be used unless someone
> pays you at least a million dollars tax free! (Ditto for
> I suspect that crap will also be there, because data on the hard
> drive is not altered by this repair procedure.
Why do you even have a computer if EVERY program gives you fits?
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