Solved

Reformatting Compaq tc1000

Posted on 2006-06-22
7
351 Views
Last Modified: 2016-02-11
hi i have been given a  compaq tc1000 and it has few viruses and rubbish on it so i wanted to format it. the problem is my father(whos it was) cannot find any of the discs that came with it and as it ihas all the different software on for the tablet functions i was wondering if there is a way of downloading them from any where?
also do you just put normal windows xp on(for which i have disc) and then  update tablet version from microsoft?
Any help would be greatly appreciated
thanx in advance
lorna
0
Comment
Question by:lotage23
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:SteveG00000
ID: 16966881
Lorna,  If you have your XP cd then you can boot from that and remove the partition, that should remove everything on the drive, shut down and then restart, follow the options to install and you will get options to install onto unallocated space, it also gives you the option of doing a FAT32 or NTFS partition and Normal or Fast format, then the rest is straight forward.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lotage23
ID: 16966980
Hi Thanks for that but its not the really the xp that worries me its the other software specifically for the tablet and pen part does that all come with windows tablet version or do i need some kind of compaq software that im missing.

lorna
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:SteveG00000
ID: 16971182
No, you should of got the necesary drivers and software with the tablet, check the manufacturer for the right ones.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:SteveG00000
ID: 17126303
Yet another unanswered log lol
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
DarthMod earned 0 total points
ID: 17183009
PAQed with no points refunded (of 250)

DarthMod
Community Support Moderator
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
asset tags - importance 3 71
Laptop models need quick answer 24 52
Autocad laptop 9 70
Whice version VisualStudio for new Dev Laptop? 10 40
I recently purchased an HP EliteBook 2540p notebook/laptop. It has two video ports on it – VGA and DisplayPort. HP offers an optional docking station for the 2540p that also has both a VGA port and a DisplayPort. There are numerous online reports do…
I am not new to IT, I have been working in the field since 1985.  But recently I came up against something that stumped even me (it doesn't happen as often as I would like).  I was running a screencasting session from the laptop to my TV via ChromeC…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to update 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question