May 14, 2010
Do I re-install *from Dell RE-INSTALL Disk, Vista 32 home basic /or get new install Vista 32>
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IMMEDIATE GOAL; clean/factory direct OS condition Laptop
(have corrupt files, missing drivers, my media, data, photo's, operating system, everything is scrambled, basically tossed all over my drive C.
currently have Dell Vostro 1000, Vista 32 home basic, bios AMD 6.0.6002 Service Pack 2 Build 6002 - FACTORY INSTALL WAS SP1 VISTA from dell
x86 based PC, Mobile AMD Sempron Processor 3600+200mhz, 1core, 1 logical processor
BIOS version 2.4
Dell Inc 2.6.3, 12/7/2007
hardware abstractionlayer; version = 6.0.6002.18005
(factory installed operating system, ONLY HAVE DELL RE-INSTALL Vista 2 Home Basic SP1
I use IE7, and don't want IE8 (had too many crashes same pc, last year,
have no outlook or windows mail even accessable - *so called friend fixed/messed up computer, I have MSoffice 2007 word/(need outlook)
have MS works 9, installation cd
missing many drivers,
1/****Need to know....Am I able to download the Complete Vista 32 home basic INSTALLATION SP 1, cd on this site?
2/since i currently have SP2 don't i just install SP1 and then have to download the SP2 again?
3/How do I completely REMOVE everything on the system and keep C/D & E drives in tack/
4/ how can I get a list of ALL the drivers that i have to download from MS drivers & download ?
5/ do i have to go to DELL drivers and downloads also?
6/ is there also a recommended list of additional programs to download for system *(note below)
7/ My kepboard, cd/dvd burner, USB port drivers also bad- need kindergarden list for install please.
8/with my nursing studies and degree programs I have to have the following -
*Silverlight (also have tomy make sure I can see animations, and that my system will be able to "view" PDF ATI Technology Assessment results and create my focused review
*I have many nursing programs, many interact online,
*Palm/skyscape - daily medical updates *active sync
*adobe, reader,air, acrobat, etc...
Windows mobile *sync= device manager-
(don't mean to sound like an idiot, but this may be just standard PC stuff, however with the previous pc wrecker' person doing 1/2 installs, wrong programing, no access to view pdf's, no outlook or mail configuration, system set up to scramble" - BACK DOORS, and then the virus's that hit non stop that took 3 days to fix, *(until i did it in 5 hours and havn't had another attack")
I am very afraid, and just DREAM of having my system do what is is meant to do, (simple) stuff- and that's all......no sabatauge}
*oh yes, and actually burn my own CD/DVD in this burner. ?
? can't this drive E be configured to BURN the following, CD-R/DVD-R & CD-RW and DVD-RW?
right now i can only burn a CD R, and we have a HP home entertainment VISTA 32 (with NO inst disks at all), and it burns all the above..
*We have 2 more Desktop PCs,s that "he" wiped completely clean with no permission, reformatted, and now have Windows 7 OS on them, which are not compatible with many of the school programs, work systems/phones and programs.