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cokefizz3000

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#1 13 years ago

how do i reformat my harddrive and start my comp on a new slate?




crzymnky

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#2 13 years ago

do you have any older disks like for 98? I hade to use a 98 disk to reformat the drive then install xp new and download sp2 again.




cokefizz3000

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#3 13 years ago

i think it is a new disk. and the os i have is all on one disk.




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#4 13 years ago

Well you boot off the Windows XP CD and delete your Windows partion. After that format the drive. Then you reboot and install Windows.




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#5 13 years ago

so in doing this i will lose everything? I have a subcription to netzero will that still work if i install it again?




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#6 13 years ago
cokefizz3000so in doing this i will lose everything? I have a subcription to netzero will that still work if i install it again?

Yes you will loose every thing. And your internet should work fine.




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#7 13 years ago

cool i will try this tomoro!




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#8 13 years ago

ok i am thinking about trying it now could someone walk me through it? As clearly as possible. i have absolutely no idea how to do this.