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Windows XP Needs Repaired?

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Alright, so my Aunts older Dell had Windows XP on it, and it now displays the attached picture. She cannot find the Windows XP installation disk to repair it, so how would we go about fixing this, and it needs fixed pretty soon since she uses the computer for her college. Would be be able to buy a new Windows XP OS and install it without messing up her programs? I don't know her computer specs so I don't know for sure if it would run Windows 7 but I'm pretty sure she doesn't have 2 or even 1 GB of RAM. The Dell she is using is a Dell 4550 store bought if that helps. Thanks guys.
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Hi mate u can either take hard drive out and plug it in another pc and do a repair or u can download a copy of windows xp anywhere of the internet and as it says do a repair that way.gud luck
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Just a question how do I download it off the internet if the computer won't start the OS?
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im not sure if im allowed but go to google and search download windows xp.use different computer to download
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