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This article describes how to start the Windows XP uninstallation process when you are unable to start your Windows XP-based computer typically or in Safe mode.
Windows XP includes the Uninstall Windows XP option in the Add/Remove Programs tool in Control Panel if you upgraded from Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me). You can use this option to restore your previous version of Windows. To uninstall Windows XP when you are unable to start your Windows XP-based computer typically or in Safe mode, manually start the uninstallation process:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303160/EN-US/ )'Uninstall Option Not Available' Error Message When You Upgrade Your Computer to Windows XP
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/303661/EN-US/ )How to Uninstall Windows XP and Revert to a Previous Operating System