Uninstalling Windows® XP in Acer® Extensa

Do you want to uninstall Windows XP operating system in your Acer Extensa laptop and need some tips?

Even after years of its launch, Windows XP operating system is still used all over the world. This operating system has been designed in such a way that it can be installed on any computer. Your Acer Extensa laptop is totally compatible with Windows XP. Microsoft has released many better operating systems than Windows XP. As your Acer Extensa laptop is a new generation machine, it is advisable that you install a newer version of operating system that can provide optimum performance. Windows XP can be easily uninstalled from Acer Extensa laptop. Uninstalling Windows XP does not involve any complicated procedures and you can do it on your own. However, you are advised to create a recovery disk of the current working Windows XP before starting with the uninstallation process so that even if some problems come up, the system can be rolled back to proper working condition.

Some of the things that you need to be kept in mind while uninstalling Windows XP operating system in Acer Extensa laptop:

  • Create data backup
  • Check compatibility
  • Ensure power backup

Create data backup

Uninstalling Windows XP in Acer Extensa laptop will remove the data from the system. Therefore, you are recommended to create backup of all essential data. The backup should ideally include set-up files of all installed programs as well as drivers so that in case a reinstall becomes necessary, this can be done easily.

Check compatibility

While uninstalling Windows XP in Acer Extensa laptop, you are advised to check the compatibility of the operating system you are planning to install. Your Acer Extensa laptop has been designed to work on any operating system, still it is a good idea to check the compatibility of the operating system beforehand. It will safeguard you from troubles in the future.

Ensure power backup

Before starting with the uninstallation process of Windows XP in Acer Extensa laptop, you are recommended to make sure that there is adequate amount of power backup. The uninstallation process must be never disturbed in the middle as doing so can corrupt the operating system and leave your Acer Extensa laptop inoperable.