Repair Windows® XP® in the Samsung® P460
What are the ways to repair Windows XP in the Samsung P460
Windows XP is an Operating System produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, desktops, laptops and media centers and is currently one of the most popular versions of Windows. Windows XP is widely used by millions of computer users all over the world. But some problems might arise such as critical driver, software or registry problems which will render the system unbootable. If you face blue screen errors, system suspension, in your Samsung P460, all this can be resolved by repairing Windows XP. You can repair Windows XP by inserting the Windows XP CD into the CD-ROM and selecting Install. This would reinstall Windows XP over itself.
Tips to remember while repairing Windows XP in Samsung P460:
- Enable firewall
- Uninstall Internet Explorer
- Repair Windows XP
Be aware that a repair installation will leave your system exposed to worms, Trojans and other malware. You are advised not to connect to the Internet until you have enabled the Windows XP firewall. Then go to the Windows Update Site in order to patch your Samsung P460. It is always recommended to take a backup of important data before you make any changes to Windows XP.
Uninstall Internet Explorer
Before you repair Windows XP, you need to uninstall Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Windows Internet Explorer 8 from your Samsung P460. If you perform a repair installation of Windows XP when Internet Explorer is still installed, Internet Explorer will not work after the repair is over. In order to resolve this issue, you need to uninstall Internet Explorer and then install Internet Explorer 6. After Windows XP is repaired, you can reinstall the latest version of Internet Explorer on your Samsung P460.
You can repair Windows XP by reinstalling right over an existing setup. This helps you retain your installed data, applications and settings. You might lose previously saved System Restore Points but System Restore will begin creating new restore points immediately after the Repair Install. You will need to reinstall Service Pack 2 and any critical updates from the Windows Update site on your Samsung P460.