Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Okay, I want to install mandriva on an old compaq presario 1625. The only problem is that I can't even get on the old os, windows xp, because I installed ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    15

    Installing mandriva on an old computer


    Okay, I want to install mandriva on an old compaq presario 1625. The only problem is that I can't even get on the old os, windows xp, because I installed it from a recovery disc and now it wants me to register it before I can use it. I also don't know how to access the boot menu. So...
    Does anyone know how to install Mandriva and get rid of the old OS with nothing more than an installation disc?

  2. #2
    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Chandigarh, India
    Posts
    24,729
    if you want to remove Windows and install Mandriva only, just boot from Mandriva Installation CD/DVD, delete all partition in 'Partition Section' and install Mandriva.





    Casper
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
    New Users: Read This First

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •