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Default 2 year old Dell Mini9, need to reinstall WinXP, how? - 09-18-2010, 10:39 PM

I cant find the stuff that came with my Dell Mini9. Did it include a WinXP install disc? Ive done the WinXP to USB stick thing for my aunts HP netbook, she had to order the recovery disc from HP since it didnt come with her netbook. Is this the same with Dell? I have a WinXP Home disc from my desktop, can that be used with the CDKEY on the bottom of the mini9? Reason Im asking, I couldnt use that on my aunts HP since it wasnt an OEM disc.
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Default 09-18-2010, 10:49 PM

The Mini 9 shipped with an XP restore CD and a CD for the webcam software. At least that's how mine arrived two years ago.

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Default 09-23-2010, 12:13 PM

I don't think you desktop CD will work using your key on the bottom of your Mini 9. It didn't work for me on a Compaq laptop. It is worth a try though, just don't expect success.

This might be a good time to try another operating system too.

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Default 09-23-2010, 12:51 PM

if your desktop is a Dell it might work

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