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I wish to donate a XP-Pro laptop to a school in Kenya. Not

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I wish to donate a XP-Pro laptop to a school in Kenya. Not much of a donation, I accept, but could be useful. Ideally I would like to wipe it clean having removed (and backed-up) my personal information/data/images etc. but I assume this is impossible without having the original XP system software.Is there an alternative strategy to achieve my aim?

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I do.

Restart the computer and keep pressing F8 repeatedly

You will see the Advanced Boot menu now

Select Repair your Computer then choose the option for factory restore

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I will then lose all programs, right?

Yes, that is correct.

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