second attempt at posting this! Anyways im Sarah, I have dug out my old laptop that my mum was given by an engineer when she left the bank a few years ago. My uncle got his hands on it and im using it just now with a copy of windows xp pro. build 2600. However I got a official oem cd and manual for Windows NT Workstation and I have read that I can upgrade to XP pro from NT, which I want to do so I can get upgrades latest msn internet explorer ect. Is this true? How would I go about installing it and formatting and deleting partitions ect as i have no idea and i dont want to ruin the laptop. I assume that clearing the laptop and starting a fresh will get rid of the 2009 virus (that looks like a microsoft program)? Any help would be fabby!