Uninstall Windows® XP in Sony® VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop
Guidelines to Uninstall Windows XP in Sony VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop
Sony VAIO® JS All-in-one Desktop are compatible with Windows 7 Operating System. So, if you are using a Sony VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop and have installed Windows XP in it, it would be advised that you uninstall and then, install either Windows 7 or Windows Vista Operating Systems. The features in both these operating systems are far more advanced and highly engrossing than that in Windows XP operating system. So, uninstall Windows XP and go for the latest version of Operating Systems.
Some points regarding uninstalling Windows XP in Sony VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop are mentioned below:
- Things to take care of
- Uninstalling WindowsÂ XP operating system
- Other information
Things to Take Care of
In order to uninstall Windows XP Operating System from your Sony VAIO JS All-in-one Desktop, you need to take care of many aspects. First of all, you need to understand that a computer does not work without any operating system. So, if you are going to uninstall Windows XP from your computer, make sure that you have another Operating System ready (say, Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Also, if you have any sensitive or very important information data, documents, files or programs then make sure that you taken a backup to avoid disappointment in the later stages. The WindowsÂ installation disc might not necessarily detect all your important files.
Uninstalling Windows XP operating system
Make sure that you boot your computer in Safe Mode. This can be done by restarting your computer and pressing the ‘F8’ key continuously, while the system begins to load. The next step is to sign into your computer with your administrator account because only the administrator can uninstall an Operating System. Once the computer is started, navigate to ‘Control Panel’. Then, double-click on ‘Add or Remove Programs’. Click on ‘Start’, wait for a few minutes to let all the programs which are installed in your system to load. Select the ‘Uninstall Windows XP’ Option. This will start the uninstallation process. If you do not find any ‘Uninstall Windows XP’ option in the ‘Add or Remove Programs’ list, you will have to reinstall a new Operating System in your computer. This will automatically uninstall your previous Windows XP operating system.
Backup is the main thing to take care of while uninstalling Windows XP. You should also take special care in finding all the compatible drivers for the new operating system. If you do not have all the appropriate drivers, your system might not respond or some applications might show errors.