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Windows 2000 reinstall


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miraculous

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Could someone give me the proper commands to wipe my hard drive for a reinstall.

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Hi miraculous!

When you boot from the Windows 2000 cd, you are able to delete any partitions that are on the hard drive, create a new partition and then format that partition and then Windows will begin to install on the newly created and formatted partition.

Check out THIS GUIDE for step-by-step instructions on how to install Windows 2000.

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I would prefer to wipe the hard drive clean and start again. Have malware and want everything gone-not partitioned. Thanx for your help, but the instructions seem too complicated. LOL!
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You can't get any easier then step-by-step instructions with picture illustrations. If you can't follow that guide along, then I would highly recommend you don't try to reinstall Windows 2000 yourself.

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*EDIT* And just to let you know, reparitioning the drive is what you do when you want to 'wipe' the drive clean.

Edited by Fenor, 11 October 2006 - 05:27 PM.

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Ahhh...The terminology confused me. Read through and wrote out the instructions. Have One question though...what did this line refer to on page three,

Once down setup will be required to reboot, make sure you have to floppies in the drives, and press "ENTER" to speed things up

What floppies are the instructions referring to?
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If you don't know what they are then don't worry about it because you won't have any of them in the floppy drive anyways.

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*EDIT* -- You said you wrote out the instructions. Printing them out would be alot better if you have a printer available to do so.

Edited by Fenor, 11 October 2006 - 06:26 PM.

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No printer...but copied instructions thoroughly.

thanx
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