Uninstall Windows® XP® in Samsung® Q1
Samsung Q1 can be regarded as the world’s first ultra-compact PC which weighs just 779 gms (0.78 kg). It has a three-cell battery with a backup of around five hours. This model has an embedded AVS mode running Windows XP. It also has a 30% brighter screen with a 7” display screen. If the user is ancountering system errors that cannot be rectified, he/she can upgrade or uninstall Windows XP from the PC. The process of uninstalling Windows XP is simple. The only thing to be kept in mind is to take a backup of all the file directories, extensions and personal and official documents.
- Guidelines to uninstall Windows XP
- Things to be kept in mind
- Backup of important documents
Guidelines to uninstall Windows XP
To uninstall the operating system from your Samsung Q1 notebook PC, the user must follow the right procedure. If Windows was upgraded from a previous version of the OS, the following procedure can be used to uninstall Windows XP. First of all the user must start the system in safe mode. Open ‘Control Panel’ and choose the ‘Add or Remove Programs’ option. Then click ‘Windows XP uninstall’, ‘Change/remove,’ ‘Uninstall Windows XP’, and ‘Yes’. Once the process is over, your system would boot to the earlier version of operating system that existed in the PC.
Things to be kept in mind
The user must know the reason to uninstall Windows XP from the system. Sometimes the user might want to uninstall Windows XP as it might not be meeting his/her requirements. One major thing the user should remember is never to delete the previous version in a multi-boot configuration. The instructions provided at the time of uninstalling Windows XP should be followed properly to ensure smooth processing.
While carrying out the process of uninstalling Windows XP in Samsung Q1, the user must always check if he has kept a copy of all the important documents that are stored in his system. Any problem in the system hardware, software or even a power failure in between the process can delete or damage or corrupt the entire documents. Hence, it is vital to keep a backup of these files for future reference.