We never recommend using 3rd party Registry Cleaners or Boosters like Reimage, they tend to cause more problems then they solve.
Did SpyHunter remove all of the Nasties? Is that the only reason you are reinstalling?
What do you mean by Copy Identities
to another drive? Do you mean Login Credentials for web sites, or for other computers? Unless you have a program that saves passwords, you will not be able to retrieve these.
Here is a guide to backup OE https://www.wikihow.com/Back-up-Outlook-Express
Other then that, you need to backup your personal files (ie) C:\Documents and Settings\[YourUserName] Copy
all of these folders to a backup drive.
Drivers are usually not accessible. After Installing Windows XP again, go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc
and press Enter. In the Device Manager
, any devices that have yellow flags, need to have drivers installed, there should hardly be any. If you have a Name Brand computer (ie) Dell, HP
Etc or the make and model# of the motherboard, go to that manufacturers Support/Download Drivers
site type in the Service Tag#
or Make and Model# of the computer and Windows XP as the OS and download any drivers you need from the Device Manager
As for anything else, you can go to Start/Run and type appwiz.cpl
and press Enter. In the Add Remove Programs
list, you can take a screenshot of the list of programs so that you will know what programs you need to reinstall after installing XP.
If you have an I7 Intel PC, why don't you install Windows 7 or 10? Since XP is no longer supported? And this fast computer would run better with a newer OS.
You would have less problems with drivers, but OE would not be supported.